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Downy duckling days are back at WWT Washington Wetland Centre
13/05/2015 - 14:19
There’s no cuter sight than a tiny fluffy chick taking its first wobbly steps, so why not gather your brood together this spring half-term and come and meet the latest feathered arrivals at...
Children outside the Winter Gardens
13/05/2015 - 13:49
There are always plenty of things to see and do in Sunderland and this half term is no exception. The week began with a wonderful family fun day in Barnes Park which included; music, singing, face...
Red Arrows fly at Sunderland International Airshow
13/05/2015 - 10:57
Displays from the Red Arrows are part of the line-up for this year's Sunderland International Airshow on Friday 22 and Saturday 23 July. An action-packed display programme includes crowd favourites ...
Foo Fighters concert goers travel advice
11/05/2015 - 14:56
With over 50,000 fans of the Foo Fighters flocking to the Stadium of Light on Monday 25 May, concert-goers are advised to plan their travel well in advance. Led by charismatic frontman Dave Grohl,...
The Journal Culture Awards coming to Sunderland
11/05/2015 - 12:13
The North East’s top awards evening for the cultural sector is coming to Sunderland… The Journal Culture Awards will take place at Sunderland Minster on Tuesday 30 June 2015. This is the first time...
Countdown to Foo Fighters Concert
07/05/2015 - 12:44
It’s less than three weeks until multi-Grammy award winning rock band, Foo Fighters, kick off their European Tour, Sonic Highways, on Wearside. The band, led by charismatic frontman, Dave Grohl, will...
Lighting up the skies in celebration
06/05/2015 - 15:50
The skies above Sunderland will be lit up as part of national celebrations for VE Day. Friday 8 May is the 70th anniversary of VE Day which marked the Allied Forces victory in Europe during the...
Big Bike Ride routes revealed
30/04/2015 - 16:58
Detailed routes have been released for one of the North East’s biggest cycling events, The Active Sunderland Big Bike Ride. The hugely popular event draws hundreds of cyclists each year to three...

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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.

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