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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...
Sunderland is ready for its close up
17/03/2016 - 16:30
Sunderland is getting red-carpet-ready as the city reels in the talent for a film-screening spectacular ahead of this year’s short film festival. The cream of the crop from last year’s Sunderland...
Tell Me On A Sunday
16/03/2016 - 15:16
Following her acclaimed performance in the Watermill Theatre’s 2014 production of Calamity Jane, Jodie Prenger now steps into Andrew Lloyd Webber and Don Black’s classic musical, Tell Me On A Sunday...
Four otter cubs arrive at WWT Washington Wetland Centre
16/03/2016 - 10:46
The excitement has quadrupled for the WWT Washington Wetland Centre family as four Asian short-clawed otter cubs arrived safe and sound! The new arrivals were born on 3 March to Mimi and Musa, the...
Wonderlands back to Sunderland for second year
15/03/2016 - 10:16
A creative expo that saw the eyes of the graphic novel world fall on Sunderland is returning for a second year, after gaining international recognition in 2015.   Wonderlands – the UK Graphic Novel...
England game at SoL
11/03/2016 - 13:12
The Football Association has confirmed ticket details for England’s UEFA Euro 2016 warm-up match at the Stadium of Light, with prices starting from just £20 for adults and £10 for children in the...


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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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