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31/01/2019 - 12:04
There will be a new city centre home for Sunderland’s annual Festival of Light. While the Sunderland Illuminations will remain on the seafront and be extended to feature more lights from mid October...
29/01/2019 - 10:52
NAMES ON THE HISTORIC MAP OF THE CITY   A new on-line map is now available on Sunderland City Council’s website which highlights the location of the estimated 78 commemorative Blue Plaques in...
22/01/2019 - 10:26
Sunderland's diary of events for 2019 is quickly beginning to fill. While hugely popular annual events such as the Sunderland Airshow, Illuminations and Festival of Light and Penshaw Bowl will...
17/01/2019 - 16:42
A NEW exhibition at the Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art (NGCA) will explore the damage we’ve done to our home planet.   Pillars of Dawn by Canadian-born artist Kelly Richardson opens at the...
16/01/2019 - 11:25
SUNDERLAND will remember the victims of genocides worldwide in the lead up to Holocaust Memorial Day on 27 January and beyond. The international theme for 2019 commemorations is ‘Torn from Home’ with...
15/01/2019 - 11:49
As historic Hylton Castle prepares to open its doors later this year local people have been working hard behind the scenes. More than 120 people volunteered their time, skills and expertise at the...
10/01/2019 - 14:45
To celebrate the arrival of Gary Barlow and Tim Firth’s CALENDAR GIRLS THE MUSICAL this March, Sunderland Empire has got behind Sunderland Business Improvement District’s #ShopSunderland initiative...
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2013 marked 21 years since Sunderland city status from HM The Queen, on 23rd March 1992.

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