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Frankie Boyle to play Sunderland Empire
11/09/2015 - 13:02
Frankie Boyle is back and bringing his latest show Hurt Like You've Never Been Loved to the Sunderland Empire for one night only on Saturday 7 November 2015. Frankie has written this new set, not to...
Still time to enter Active Sunderland BIG Walk
11/09/2015 - 09:49
There's still time to enter this year's Active Sunderland BIG Walk the event that sees hundreds of walkers putting their best foot forward across the city. More than 300 people have already signed up...
Last chance to catch Canaletto
09/09/2015 - 11:24
A hugely popular Sunderland exhibition featuring one of the world’s most famous paintings has just days left to run. North East art lovers are being urged not to miss the rare opportunity to see...
The People's Republic of Poetry
07/09/2015 - 11:00
A Firm of Poets are offering a poetry night with a twist when they visit Arts Centre Washington on National Poetry Day, Thursday 8 October. The group of four poets will not only be performing a...
Sunderland kicks off City of Culture campaign
04/09/2015 - 16:08
Sunderland is set for a cultural awakening, with everyone from graphic artists to independent musicians joining their creative forces to help kick off the bid to become the UK’s City of Culture 2021...
Penshaw Monument in various colours
28/08/2015 - 17:02
Sunderland’s most iconic landmark will be seen in a new light from now on. Following on from the installation of hi-tech flood lighting Penshaw Monument can now be lit up in a number of different...
Our Teacher's a Troll Photo by Richard Davenport
28/08/2015 - 15:49
Our Teacher’s a Troll, an outrageously entertaining and deliciously dark tale from the writer of West End hit Matilda the Musical, comes to Arts Centre Washington on Saturday 24 October as part of a...
Visitor to Jeffrey Dennis exhibition Ringbinder
27/08/2015 - 16:19
The current main exhibition at the Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art in Sunderland is a solo exhibition by Jeffrey Dennis whose imagery has been described by Robert Clark, writing for the...

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