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Fame the Musical 30th Anniversary tour 2019
09/04/2019 - 10:34
TV star Jorgie Porter, soul legend Mica Paris and theatre star Keith Jack to play Sunderland Empire, 8-13 April 2019 in 30th Anniversary Tour of FAME THE MUSICAL. Based on the 1980 phenomenal pop...
09/04/2019 - 10:26
BACK IN THE SADDLE   Cyclists of all ages and abilities are gearing up for this year's Active Sunderland BIG Bike Ride. Since it was launched in 2011 the event has grown in popularity and been...
04/04/2019 - 14:13
On-line entries are still open for the annual Penshaw Bowl (Thursday 18 April). The popular family event staged at Herrington Country Park includes the traditional egg rolling contest being held in...
04/04/2019 - 09:26
Celebrity chefs and tasty treats are expected as new food festivals are announced. Two new events are sure to get mouths watering this year, as food and drink takes centre stage in Sunderland.   ...
03/04/2019 - 09:30
Celebrate Sunderland's rich cultural heritage during Local History Month in May. The programme of talks, walks, exhibitions and activities gives people the chance to find out more about the history...
02/04/2019 - 12:23
Local wildlife charity WWT Washington Wetland Centre is appealing for stories from young nature lovers who can trace their passion back to visiting the centre on a school trip. Thousands of school...
26/03/2019 - 13:18
Entries are already coming in for this year’s Active Sunderland BIG 3K Run with different motivations for everyone taking part.       The Active Sunderland BIG 3K Run on Sunday 12 May provides an...
26/03/2019 - 13:09
Following the success and popularity of the 'Take Off Enclosure' launched at last year's Sunderland's Airshow, tickets are now on sale for anyone keen to watch this year's event in fully catered...

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