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Timeless musical classic coming to Sunderland
21/04/2016 - 16:38
One of the greatest family musicals of all time, The Sound of Music, is coming to Sunderland Empire this summer.   An extended tour for the Bill Kenwright production of the unforgettable musical has...
The Story Behind the Makeup
14/04/2016 - 13:18
Made Up is a heart-warming new play about friendship and the faces we show the world, and comes to Arts Centre Washington on Thursday 2 and Friday 3 June as part of a regional tour. Set in a...
The Active Sunderland Big Family Fun Run 2016
07/04/2016 - 10:17
With a focus on fun running for people of all ages and abilities, this year's Active Sunderland BIG Family Fun Run offers everyone the opportunity to get active, have fun and have a great day out....
30/03/2016 - 11:13
A stylish new Pan-American destination restaurant set to launch in Sunderland has used the North East’s proud industrial heritage to inspire its name. The Karbon Grill, Kitchen and Bar, at the soon...
Saucy Burger coming to Sunderland
30/03/2016 - 11:06
A new food venue is set to launch in Sunderland. Saucy Burger is described as a ‘dirty burger and cocktail bar’ sporting a beefy menu full of indulgent platters, sharers and loaded baskets guaranteed...
Launch Day
29/03/2016 - 17:08
An exciting new dance performance celebrates the history of the North East in all its industrial glory. Launch Day by regionally-based dancer and choreographer Kristin Kelly Abbott draws its...
The UK’s only giant LEGO® brick wetland animal trail is coming to WWT Washington Wetland Centre
21/03/2016 - 14:11
The Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust’s (WWT) giant LEGO brick animal trail, the only one of its kind in the UK, is launching at WWT Washington Wetland Centre this Easter and is anticipated to be a massive...
18/03/2016 - 12:02
Following sold out seasons in Tampa, Texas and Tokyo, the multi Grammy, Tony and Drama Desk Award nominated Frank Wildhorn’s Wonderland receives its UK and European première in this brand new British...


Did you know?

L.S. Lowry spent his holidays in Sunderland at Seaburn, painting scenes of the coast, port and coal mines. The city is the home to one of the best collections of L.S. Lowry paintings in England.


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