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09/10/2019 - 14:35
Winter nights in Sunderland are set to be brightened as the Festival of Light launches its online ticket sales today - Wednesday 9 October. Part of the Christmas in Sunderland programme, this hugely...
Artists Andy Morely and Barry McNabb with Councillor Rebecca Atkinson
03/10/2019 - 12:59
A much-loved Roker seafront mural has been given a makeover. The curving walls and roof of the Marine Walk Play Area were first painted to look like a whale in 2014. Now, five years later, the mural...
03/10/2019 - 09:27
Sunderland city centre will be a sucker for tentacles this Halloween – as its fright fest adds an exciting new attraction to the programme of events. Lights Out -which runs from 25 October to 3...
01/10/2019 - 10:57
This year's Sunderland Libraries Literature Festival promises something for everyone. The jam packed programme of events kicks off on Tuesday 1 October, with everything from sessions from award...
01/10/2019 - 10:24
The countdown to Christmas has officially begun as panto fever hits Sunderland! Starring I’m a Celebrity and Gogglebox star SCARLETT MOFFATT, who will be stepping into the magical role of the Fairy...
24/09/2019 - 10:00
Sunderland is set to receive the best seasonal gift ever, with a packed programme of entertainment to mark the festive season. An ambitious Festival of Light at Mowbray Park and the return of Hadrian...
18/09/2019 - 15:33
Sunderland's National Glass Centre and neighbouring residential areas are to be served by a new regular bus service from Monday 16 September 2019. The new 702 service is being introduced by the...
11/09/2019 - 15:25
Pivotal political speakers in Sunderland's history are among the things to discover more about during this year's Heritage Open Days in Tyne and Wear. England’s largest free festival of culture and...

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Roker beach is home to the unique 'cannonball' rock formations that were the inspiration for the seafront 'pods'.

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We cant wait to see you all in Mowbray Park in a few weeks, but we love seeing your photos from past illuminations… https://t.co/ooyTX3PsBg 3 days 18 hours ago
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RT : NEW POST: What to expect from this year's Festival of Light in Sunderland (and how to book tickets):… https://t.co/6Hb65jChUq 1 week 12 hours ago
Get your tickets to the festival of light before the 31st of October to be entered into a prize draw, the winner wi… https://t.co/pL3x3b77W1 1 week 1 day ago
Get your tickets before the 31st of October to be entered into a prize draw, the winner will win a £50 bridges gift… https://t.co/OetZnSHooi 1 week 1 day ago
Get your tickets before the 31st of October to be entered into a prize draw, the winner will win a £50 bridges gift… https://t.co/tgxmbHHWAN 1 week 1 day ago
Tickets for our brand new christmas themed festival of light are on sale now! Running every Thursday- Sunday night… https://t.co/0i6ulCZo7U 1 week 3 days ago
Darker nights mean its time for Mowbray Park to play host to the Festival of light, don't miss out! https://t.co/BSc7pr1Hjr 1 week 3 days ago
Houghton Feast 2019 is about to draw to a close, don't miss the last weekend of the celebrations! https://t.co/8ZhzQhD2PS 1 week 3 days ago
RT : We still have tickets available for this screening tomorrow. Get yourself along to what should be a great evening! https://t.co/4ZAqBsodG5 1 week 4 days ago
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