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Behind the scenes at Sunderland Empire
02/09/2016 - 16:20
This September, the public have the rare opportunity to go behind the scenes at the Sunderland Empire with a free theatre tour to celebrate Heritage Open Days. Two free theatre tours will be running...
See behind the scenes with Heritage Open Days 2016
02/09/2016 - 10:16
Forty two historic buildings and venues across Sunderland are taking part in this year's Heritage Open Days (8-11 September). The annual, national programme which gives people the chance of a glimpse...
Justin's Party
31/08/2016 - 16:57
This Spring sees Justin Fletcher bringing his brand new show Justin’s Party to Sunderland Empire for two performances only (11am & 2pm) on Sunday 19 March 2017. Justin is known to millions...
New App for theatregoers
26/08/2016 - 15:44
A new app that will help bring cold drinks, ice cream and snacks straight to your seat at the Sunderland Empire is set to be launched. Maybe you are dashing from work and have no time to queue at the...
Cats to land at Sunderland Empire this September
25/08/2016 - 16:58
Andrew Lloyd Webber’s record-breaking Olivier award nominated musical Cats returns to Sunderland Empire for one week only from Monday 19 to Saturday 24 September; direct from its sell-out seasons at...
Win an overnight stay at the 4 star Sunderland Marriott
25/08/2016 - 12:13
The Sunderland Marriott Hotel is luxurious 4 star hotel located in Seaburn, which boasts magnificent seafront views. The spacious rooms feature dedicated workspace, satellite TV and internet access....
Seaburn Historical Vehicle Rally
24/08/2016 - 12:38
Sights from years gone by are set to be recreated in Seaburn on Bank Holiday Monday 29 August as around 200 vintage road vehicles gather. The Seaburn Historical Vehicle Rally brings together classic...
Wendi Peters and Dave Willetts to headline Wonderlands at Sunderland Empire
16/08/2016 - 16:30
West End and TV star Wendi Peters, much loved for her acclaimed portrayal of Cilla Battersby-Brown in Coronation Street, will headline the upcoming 2017 UK tour of Wonderland as Queen of Hearts...

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