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Ticket to ride… into the past
21/03/2017 - 12:13
A new vintage bus tour is set to turn back the clock on Sunderland’s award winning sea front this summer. Every weekend during the summer holidays, buses from decades ago will be returning to their...
The Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize
16/03/2017 - 11:41
An exhibition showcasing one of the most prestigious photography awards in the world is coming to Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens. Running from Saturday 18 March until Sunday 4 June, and...
Museum could take on a new life
16/03/2017 - 09:45
Discussions are underway about Sunderland’s Monkwearmouth Station Museum taking on a new life as a football museum. The attraction could become home to a museum dedicated to celebrating all things...
Award-winning Asian superstar at Sunderland Empire
16/03/2017 - 09:24
High profile, multi award-winning Asian superstar, Gurdas Maan is coming to Sunderland Empire for one night only on Sunday 21 May 2017 with the ‘Innovation World Tour’ for a concert that is expected...
Beautiful – The Carole King Musical to hit Sunderland Empire
16/03/2017 - 09:16
The national tour of the Olivier, Tony and Grammy award-winning Beautiful – The Carole King Musical has a date at Sunderland Empire, 6 – 10 March 2018. The producers of the show said: “We are truly...
Tango superstars’ new show to play Sunderland Empire
16/03/2017 - 08:56
Strictly superstars Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace return to the stage with their most audacious and thrilling show yet, Tango Moderno. The production is undertaking a major UK Tour with a date at...
13/03/2017 - 13:38
Sunderland City Council is looking to appoint a forward-thinking consultancy to undertake a series of robust evaluation and economic impact assessments at their three signature outdoor events....
10/03/2017 - 13:32
Sunderland City Council is recruiting a Sponsorship Services Consultant to drive sponsorship sales for the city’s three signature events, including The Tall Ships Races Sunderland 2018. The Council...

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