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Come along to Sunderland’s museums for some eggscitement this Easter
02/04/2015 - 10:15
Sunderland's museums are the place to be over the Easter holidays. Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens, Monkwearmouth Station Museum and Washington F Pit will host a variety of events and...
Keeping Easter on time at St Peter's in Sunderland
01/04/2015 - 17:13
The Easter eggs are in the shops, the daffodils are blooming and Lent is almost over but have you ever wondered why the date of Easter varies from year to year The answer is right on our doorstep. A...
Sunderland to bid to be UK City of Culture in 2021
30/03/2015 - 16:29
Sunderland is to bid to be UK City of Culture in 2021. But what is a UK City of Culture, what does it mean to those who have been or will be a city of culture and what can Sunderland offer in their...
Groups in the North East can get closer to nature for less
30/03/2015 - 15:19
WWT Washington Wetland Centre doubles its group discount to 15%. Groups visiting WWT Washington Wetland Centre can get closer to nature for even less from 1 April, as group discount doubles to 15%....
Wicked Defying Gravity by Matt Crockett
27/03/2015 - 11:01
Wicked, the West End and Broadway musical phenomenon that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, flies in to the Sunderland Empire on Tuesday 31 March 2015. The limited 4 week...
25/03/2015 - 13:59
Arts Centre Washington provides a mixed programme of top quality cultural events that span the whole breadth of performing arts including theatre, music, dance and comedy. This April sees the return...
Help! have you seen this naughty duck at WWT Washington Wetland Centre
24/03/2015 - 12:41
The GIANT rubber duck hunt takes place during Easter weekend which is Friday to Monday 3 to 6 April and is just one of the many fun family activities on offer throughout the school holidays from...
24/03/2015 - 12:10
Sunderland City Council has scooped £545,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) to complete the restoration of Roker Pier to its former glory. The money, which will be supplemented by £136,000 of...

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2013 marked 21 years since Sunderland city status from HM The Queen, on 23rd March 1992.

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