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Summer Mix at Arts Centre Washington
28/07/2016 - 13:28
Arts Centre Washington are offering art, music and drama workshops for children throughout the Summer holidays! The session, which are recommended ages 8 -14 years will run every Wednesday from 10am...
The cabbage-crunching, criminal master-mind, Gangsta Granny is coming to Sunderland Empire
21/07/2016 - 10:18
David Walliams’ Gangsta Granny is coming to Sunderland Empire before a West End run. Produced by Birmingham Stage Company, the acclaimed organisation behind Horrible Histories, George’s Marvellous...
Roker Pier and Lighthouse set to shine on national TV... again
20/07/2016 - 17:07
Just five months after starring in BBC One's Countryfile, Roker Pier and Lighthouse is set to shine again on national TV. The grade II listed landmark is one of 15 historic buildings singled out for ...
Cheeky names for otter babies
20/07/2016 - 13:11
Although it seems like just yesterday that WWT Washington's cheeky Asian short-clawed otter quadruplets were born, they’re now 4 months old and are positively thriving. After oodles of ideas and...
Oh we do like to be beside the seaside
07/07/2016 - 17:41
What better way to spend the summer than by the sea? We can’t promise that the sun will shine, but family fun is guaranteed. With a beautiful sandy beach, ideal for sandcastle building and splodging...
Award winning flower show garden coming to Washington wetland reserve
06/07/2016 - 16:31
A garden that shows people how they can help solve local flooding through gardening has won a Gold Award and Best Garden Award at the RHS Hampton Court Flower Show 2016 – and it’s coming to wow...
05/07/2016 - 15:59
Thousands of years after the Ruthless Romans, Savage Saxons and Vicious Vikings stormed ashore on the coast of Britain and the Gruesome Greeks competed in the first ever Olympic Games. You can relive...
04/07/2016 - 08:23
SUNDERLAND ILLUMINATIONS, one of the biggest events in the North East calendar, will be back and brighter than ever in 2016. Around 300,000 people visited in 2015 and the event starts on Saturday 24...

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