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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...
10/09/2019 - 12:22
CINDERELLA 13 DECEMBER 2019 - 5 JANUARY 2020 After successful auditions, local performers from Kathleen Davis Stage School and Shameem Karim School of Performing Arts will join panto stars on stage...
10/09/2019 - 11:22
A much-loved Roker seafront mural is getting 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 is...
04/09/2019 - 13:36
This year Washington ‘F’ Pit is open every day from 1 - 29 September so that everyone can take the opportunity to visit this remarkable monument to the region’s coal mining past. Washington ‘F’ Pit’s...

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Sunderland will welcome over 50 Tall Ships for the first time, when we are the start port for the 2018 races, from 11-14 July.

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