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Sunderland is ready for its close up
17/03/2016 - 16:30
Sunderland is getting red-carpet-ready as the city reels in the talent for a film-screening spectacular ahead of this year’s short film festival. The cream of the crop from last year’s Sunderland...
Tell Me On A Sunday
16/03/2016 - 15:16
Following her acclaimed performance in the Watermill Theatre’s 2014 production of Calamity Jane, Jodie Prenger now steps into Andrew Lloyd Webber and Don Black’s classic musical, Tell Me On A Sunday...
Four otter cubs arrive at WWT Washington Wetland Centre
16/03/2016 - 10:46
The excitement has quadrupled for the WWT Washington Wetland Centre family as four Asian short-clawed otter cubs arrived safe and sound! The new arrivals were born on 3 March to Mimi and Musa, the...
Wonderlands back to Sunderland for second year
15/03/2016 - 10:16
A creative expo that saw the eyes of the graphic novel world fall on Sunderland is returning for a second year, after gaining international recognition in 2015.   Wonderlands – the UK Graphic Novel...
England game at SoL
11/03/2016 - 13:12
The Football Association has confirmed ticket details for England’s UEFA Euro 2016 warm-up match at the Stadium of Light, with prices starting from just £20 for adults and £10 for children in the...
Doors open for Arts Centre celebration
09/03/2016 - 15:31
Arts Centre Washington is throwing open its new (automatic) doors for a fun filled ‘Open Day’ on Saturday 19 March. The daylong celebration will marks the completion of work to improve facilities at...
Tell Me On a Sunday, for one night only
09/03/2016 - 12:03
The classic musical Tell Me On a Sunday will be at Sunderland Empire for one night only, on Monday 21 March 2016. Starring Jodie Prenger, Tell Me On a Sunday charts the romantic misadventures of a...
Ghost the Musical to haunt Sunderland Empire
08/03/2016 - 12:17
A new stage production of the timeless story of love, despair and hope, Ghost The Musical, is set to play at Sunderland Empire from 26 September to 1 October 2016. Taking its inspiration from the...


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