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08/01/2015 - 16:32
One of the world’s best known and most inspirational sportswomen will be centre stage for the first in a series of free talks in Sunderland for 2015. Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson has won 11...
07/01/2015 - 09:57
Shoppers suffering from post-festive blues can add a bit of colour to their lives thanks to a new initiative unveiled in Sunderland this week. The Bridges shopping centre is to launch late night...
Great value group visits in Sunderland
02/01/2015 - 00:00
Whether you’re stopping off in the North East en route to elsewhere or staying in the region for a few days, Sunderland has many great group destinations and offers. Just minutes from the A19 or A1...
18/12/2014 - 16:27
The artist William Alexander, also known as ‘Ice Cream Van Man’ has created a cardboard replica of George Stephenson’s Rocket which now proudly stands at Monkwearmouth Station Museum. The work of art...
15/12/2014 - 14:02
Colourful Characters - The Art of Lawson Wood, a new special exhibition runs from Saturday 6 December 2014 until Sunday 8 March 2015 at Monkwearmouth Station Museum. The artist Lawson Wood asked that...
23/11/2014 - 11:20
Carrying on the tradition of internationally acclaimed art being exhibited in Sunderland’s art galleries Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens will be welcoming the National Gallery’s Canaletto’s ‘A...
Spark! drummers take to Sunderland's Christmas streets
22/11/2014 - 17:12
Christmas in Sunderland this year looks likely to be bigger and better than ever with many of its wonderful venues getting in the Christmas spirit and the entertainment spilling over into the streets...
Washington 'F' Pit circa 1976 courtesy of TWAM
21/11/2014 - 13:57
Washington celebrates 50 years this year since it became a ‘new town’ and Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums have taken a look back in words and pictures to its industrial and in particular its...

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