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06/08/2019 - 10:03
A Chilean flamingo egg has been successfully laid at WWT Washington Wetland Centre – the first in over four years. It was first spotted on a nest last week (Wednesday 31 July) among a very excitable...
31/07/2019 - 11:53
It's the School Summer holidays and week 3 of 6 If you're looking for some great ideas to entertain the whole family then here's the latest roundup of fantastic activities and events taking place in...
30/07/2019 - 13:09
Step Up Sunderland is a new campaign to make Sunderland the UK city that walks the most steps. It aims to get people more active by walking in their day-to-day lives. Participants count their steps...
30/07/2019 - 11:08
Hundreds of thousands of people have enjoyed Sunderland's 31st Airshow. Held along the city's award winning coastline at Roker and Seaburn, on Friday evening and through Saturday (27 July) and Sunday...
24/07/2019 - 15:01
BURN THE FLOOR ONE NIGHT ONLY - 29 APRIL 2020 TICKETS ON SALE TODAY! KEVIN CLIFTON and JOANNE CLIFTON Anything You Can Do…   Strictly’s Champion Siblings To Battle It Out In New Show… Strictly Come...
24/07/2019 - 14:49
SUNDERLAND AFC v HEERENVEEN Sunderland AFC will welcome Dutch side SC Heerenveen to the Stadium of Light at the weekend.   Taking place on Saturday 27 July (KO 7pm), the fixture will round off the...
24/07/2019 - 10:40
It's the School Summer holidays and week 2 of 6. If you're looking for some great ideas to entertain the whole family then here's the latest roundup of fantastic activities and events taking place in...
23/07/2019 - 16:33
Sunderland Empire has raised the curtain on the all new What’s On Guide for August – November 2019 and it’s looking hot, hot, hot, this is one heatwave you don’t want to miss! There’s still time to...


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Sunderland is home of the National Glass Centre - the only UK centre celebrating the history of glass making and providing a world focus for glass. The centre reopened in 2013 after undergoing a major refurbishment.


Well done to Kelly Breed our October competition winner! Who won a £50 gift card! Keep your eyes peele… 12 hours 55 min ago
RT : It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas in Sunderland! 🎄🎅✨ Find out about the festive programme at:… 14 hours 20 min ago
RT : Coming around to that time of the year again – up and about before the sun pops up above the horizon (just wish it… 20 hours 29 min ago
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Brand new lighting being delivered for the Festival of Light 2019! Anyone guess what this is? 1 day 16 hours ago
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Come along and experience some free hands-on science by making glow in the dark slime and being part of the brand n… 4 days 10 hours ago
Find out more about all the festive activities lined up for Christmas in Sunderland! head to our website for all th… 5 days 13 hours ago
Come and join Santa's elves as they check the famous list to see who has been good and who might need an extra bit… 1 week 15 hours ago
Love the new 1 week 1 day ago
*Save the Date* Our Christmas events kicks off on the 21/11 at 6pm with our City Centre light switch on!… 1 week 3 days ago
A special visit to all to see our inflatable take over! 1 week 4 days ago
Buy 3 tickets or more and you are entitled to a discounted price! Grab your tickets asap! 1 week 4 days ago
RT : Mayor and Mayoress of Sunderland at the community parade for in Sunderland 1 week 5 days ago
Community parade 1 week 5 days ago


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