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Canaletto (1697–1768) A Regatta on the Grand Canal about 1740 The National Gallery, London © The National Gallery, London.
08/07/2015 - 09:46
Canaletto’s masterpiece and one of the world’s most famous paintings ‘A Regatta on the Grand Canal’ will go on view to the public at Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens from Saturday 11 July to...
Star Spangled Banner raised over Washington Old Hall
07/07/2015 - 11:15
The Star Spangled Banner was raised over Washington Old Hall this weekend. The centuries old hall is the ancestral home of America's first president and provided a unique venue for the annual...
03/07/2015 - 15:01
Sunderland is to be the starting port for TheTall Ships Races 2018. The city, once known as the largest shipbuilding town in the world, is set to welcome the world famous Races in July 2018....
02/07/2015 - 12:21
Sunderland International Airshow regularly attracts some of the best pilots in the world. This year is no exception with the arrival of the world's only 'canard' aircraft aerobatic team, La...
Journal Culture Awards at the Minster
01/07/2015 - 14:54
The Journal Culture Awards took place in Sunderland on Tuesday 30 June to celebrate the North East's wonderful culture. The event, now in its ninth year, was held in the iconic Sunderland Minster....
Love me Tender. Ben Lewis as Chad and ensemble. Photo by Johan Persson
25/06/2015 - 11:01
Starring award-winning, platinum album selling singer Mica Paris, alongside EastEnders’ Shaun Williamson and Emmerdale’s Sian Reeves, and filled with the best loved hits from Elvis, Love Me Tender...
Competition winners have fun packed weekend in Sunderland
24/06/2015 - 13:55
A packed weekend in Sunderland that included everything from karting to wildlife watching, skiing to swimming went down well with one family from Milton Keynes. Chris De Quincey and his partner Susan...
The Royal Photographic Society - Biennial Members’ Print Exhibition 2015
22/06/2015 - 19:04
One hundred images picked from 3,300 go to make what is surely one of the best exhibitions of photography in the UK - and it is currently on display at Arts Centre Washington. The Royal Photographic...


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Sunderland Airshow celebrates its 30th anniversary in 2018, with hundreds of thousands of people expected to enjoy magnificent flying displays and activities on the ground.


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