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Beaches among the best
19/05/2016 - 10:09
Sunderland's beautiful beaches have received national recognition as among the best in Britain. The historic sands of Roker and Seaburn have picked up national awards for their high water quality,...
Preparing for the big kick-off
18/05/2016 - 09:57
International football fans travelling to the Stadium of Light on 27 May are advised to kick-off early on their journeys to the game.   A capacity crowd is expected for the match between England and...
The Full Monty for Sunderland
18/05/2016 - 09:16
The award winning stage production of The Full Monty, based on the hit 1997 film comedy, will take to the stage of the Sunderland Empire in 2017. The 2016/17 UK Tour of Simon Beaufoy’s The Full Monty...
The Lake Poets to play ‘after hours’ Glass Centre gig
06/05/2016 - 15:41
Leading Sunderland musicians The Lake Poets are set to headline a unique event at The National Glass Centre on Friday May 13. Museums at Night is an annual national initiative which sees cultural...
National Glass Centre hosts Made in Sunderland event
06/05/2016 - 15:21
This year National Glass Centre will be celebrating all that is ‘Made in Sunderland’ as part of the annual Museums at Night national cultural initiative. Saturday 14 May will see a whole host of...
Sunderland’s film festival has got the Oscar-factor
03/05/2016 - 11:46
SUNDERLAND will be rolling out the red carpet this summer as an Oscar-winning producer joins an impressive line-up of judges for this year’s film festival. The judging panel for Sunderland Shorts...
Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens needs your vote
29/04/2016 - 08:46
Sunderland has the chance to see a unique art event at Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens in October this year. Weʼve been shortlisted in the national Connect! 2016 competition by artist Marcus...
Save the Last Dance for Me
27/04/2016 - 12:05
From the writers, producers, creators and director of the huge success ‘Dreamboats and Petticoats’, Save the Last Dance for Me will take you back through the 'music and magic' of the early 60's, a...

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