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England game at SoL
11/03/2016 - 13:12
The Football Association has confirmed ticket details for England’s UEFA Euro 2016 warm-up match at the Stadium of Light, with prices starting from just £20 for adults and £10 for children in the...
Doors open for Arts Centre celebration
09/03/2016 - 15:31
Arts Centre Washington is throwing open its new (automatic) doors for a fun filled ‘Open Day’ on Saturday 19 March. The daylong celebration will marks the completion of work to improve facilities at...
Tell Me On a Sunday, for one night only
09/03/2016 - 12:03
The classic musical Tell Me On a Sunday will be at Sunderland Empire for one night only, on Monday 21 March 2016. Starring Jodie Prenger, Tell Me On a Sunday charts the romantic misadventures of a...
Ghost the Musical to haunt Sunderland Empire
08/03/2016 - 12:17
A new stage production of the timeless story of love, despair and hope, Ghost The Musical, is set to play at Sunderland Empire from 26 September to 1 October 2016. Taking its inspiration from the...
03/03/2016 - 17:16
Sunderland's City Library and Arts Centre in Fawcett Street will soon be hosting exhibitions illustrating the wide reach of art and culture. The Wor Women Exhibition running from Monday 7 March –...
03/03/2016 - 12:36
AMF Bowling at Washington are pulling out the stops to make Easter extra special for families. With a chance to win Easter eggs in their ‘Bowl over the Bunny’ competition, activity trails that give...
Big Band
02/03/2016 - 10:50
The Great North Big Band Jazz Festival returns to the University of Sunderland for the 13th successive year with a record number of performers signed up. Staged at the University of Sunderland’s...
The history of Britain as you’ve never seen it before...
29/02/2016 - 12:42
The Pantaloons Theatre Company visit Arts Centre Washington on Wednesday 6 April with their own inimitable sketch show The (almost) Complete History of Britain. With mud, blood and stiff upper-lips,...


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Sunderland marks the easterly end of the 140-mile C2C (Coast to Coast) route. The C2C cycle trail from Whitehaven in Cumbria to Sunderland is Britain's most popular long distance route, with up to 15,000 cyclists completing it every year.


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