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23/02/2018 - 10:51
Sunderland is getting active again with the 2018 Active Sunderland BIG Events and Festivals programme starting in the city this May. The programme will start with the Active Sunderland BIG 3K Run...
08/02/2018 - 08:47
To mark the 500th anniversary of the death of Leonardo da Vinci, Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens has been selected by Royal Collection Trust to be one of 12 UK venues to host simultaneous...
05/02/2018 - 11:34
Wellies at the ready this February half-term as WWT Washington hosts the third annual Dusty’s Puddle Jumping Championships; a splashtastic way to get rid of those winter cobwebs! Bring your friends...
22/01/2018 - 10:01
Musical comedy, CALENDAR GIRLS The Musical, based starts a new UK and Ireland tour in Augusy 2018, with dates at Sunderland Empire, 19-23 March 2019. The new tour will star novelist and television...
09/01/2018 - 12:51
Sunderland plays host to the National Cyclo-Cross Championship for the first time this weekend (13/14 January).   The country’s leading riders are travelling to the city to take part in the annual...
09/11/2017 - 15:32
Visitors turned out in huge numbers to enjoy this year’s Sunderland IIluminations and Festival of Light. New attractions such as the interactive ‘Heart Beat’ and Disney displays in Roker Park, plus...
02/11/2017 - 10:39
A fireworks spectacular will light up the night sky along Sunderland seafront this Sunday (5 November) to help celebrate this year's Sunderland Illuminations and Festival of Light. The free display...


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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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