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23/03/2015 - 14:38
A new exhibition of art inspired by the mining industry opened at Monkwearmouth Station Museum last weekend Saturday 21 March 2015 and will run until Sunday 1 November 2015 “The Art of Mining”...
20/03/2015 - 16:25
Sunderland International Airshow will this year be commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain with displays on all three days from The Royal Air Force Battle of Britain Memorial...
20/03/2015 - 15:41
A photographic exhibition highlighting the changing face of Sunderland over the last eight years is taking place at Sunderland Minster, from 20 March- 9 April. The photographs were commissioned by...
20/03/2015 - 14:27
A mandolin orchestra from Germany are playing a concert in Sunderland. The Mülheim Mandolin Orchestra - Mülheimer Zupforchester (MZO) - play the University of Sunderland North Shore Centre on...
19/03/2015 - 17:12
This last week has seen staff from the Arts Council Collection, Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums and Sunderland Museum working towards the opening of ‘Recollected: Work from the Arts Council...
The Divas - Priscilla Queen of the Desert - Photo credit Paul Coltas
17/03/2015 - 18:21
Back by popular demand the international smash hit musical is to tour the UK. After opening at the Manchester Opera House this wonderful show arrives at Sunderland Empire on Monday 31 August for a...
Geocaching Easter Egg Hunt in Sunderland brought to you by Thorntons
13/03/2015 - 16:23
A unique event is taking place this year in the form of a nationwide Easter Egg Hunt, making use of the untapped method of ‘geocaching’. If you’re not familiar with geocaching, in its simplest form...
Black Cats’ Stories
13/03/2015 - 13:18
Black Cats’ Stories is a ground-breaking project, creating a snapshot of what football means to the people of Wearside, through digital storytelling.  Over a series of six workshops, Sunderland AFC...

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