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Free sports activities for all the family
21/10/2016 - 10:16
To celebrate this year’s Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio, Active Sunderland delivered a series of six hugely successful community sports festivals at various locations throughout the city during...
Ancient Egypt comes to life in Sunderland
19/10/2016 - 16:54
Aida, the grandest of all Ellen Kent’s operas, returns to Sunderland Empire on Saturday 29 October 2016 with a stunning new traditional production, boasting an impressive new set built by Set-Up...
Top Trumps twist at WWT Washington
19/10/2016 - 16:11
Prepare to go on an incredible journey this autumn and learn about the amazing migration of wetland animals... by playing Top Trumps. Yes, you heard right. As part of the incredible journeys...
Dirty Dancing returns to Sunderland Empire
13/10/2016 - 14:58
The new UK production of Dirty Dancing – The Classic Story On Stage, currently wowing audiences round the country on its UK tour, will be mambo-ing back to Sunderland Empire from 26 June – 1 July...
Sleeping Beauty Panto
12/10/2016 - 13:20
The classic tale of Sleeping Beauty is set to bed down at Sunderland Empire from 9 - 31 December 2016 and the star studded cast were on Wearside this week to launch the magical pantomime. The...
Over 60,000 flock to illuminations in opening week
06/10/2016 - 15:08
Over 60,000 people have visited Sunderland Illuminations in the first week of the event. Visitors to Roker and Seaburn seafront have enjoyed new displays and family entertainment in Roker Park, as...
Spectacular start planned for Houghton Feast
06/10/2016 - 11:42
Music, performance and a spectacular laser show will light up the Broadway in Houghton on Friday 7 October to celebrate the beginning of the Houghton Feast 2016. The Mayor of Sunderland, Councillor...
Snowdogs unleashed
22/09/2016 - 09:35
For ten weeks a colourful pack of Snowdogs will be taking up residence in parks, open spaces and city centres across the North East. The Great North Snowdog Trail features 60 artist decorated dogs,...

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