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07/09/2017 - 13:50
More than 200 people have already signed up for this year's Active Sunderland BIG Walk on Sunday 1 October, and there's still time to enter online. Entries on the day will also be taken. The BIG Walk...
29/08/2017 - 10:01
A record number of historic buildings and activities across Sunderland are taking part in this year's Heritage Open Days (7-10 September). The annual nationwide programme, which is the largest free...
24/08/2017 - 09:33
Sunderland Stages are on a mission to bring unique theatre and performance to amazing places and spaces in Sunderland; attend a show and you know you’re in for a really good but different day or...
21/08/2017 - 11:46
New research reveals that visitor numbers, visitor spend and the number of people employed by tourism in the city have all increased. The latest statistics received by the City Council through the...
25/07/2017 - 12:40
A new event bringing together vintage buses, traction engines, commercial vehicles, classic cars and motorbikes will take place at Sunderland seafront this weekend. Organisers the North East Bus...
07/07/2017 - 10:20
Sunderland International Airshow takes place from 21- 23 July, and hospitality packages are now on sale to make the experience even more special. From relaxed comfort to exclusive luxury, there's...
27/06/2017 - 15:16
HMS Ocean will say a fond farewell to Sunderland next month in an emotional six day visit. The Royal Navy’s Fleet Flagship will be alongside the Port of Sunderland from July 6-11 to pay tribute to...
25/05/2017 - 12:07
One of Sunderland's leading hotels has received a prestigious fourth star from the AA following a £1million refurbishment. The Roker Hotel recently unveiled 43 brand new en-suite rooms as part of the...

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L.S. Lowry spent his holidays in Sunderland at Seaburn, painting scenes of the coast, port and coal mines. The city is the home to one of the best collections of L.S. Lowry paintings in England.

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