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20/01/2016 - 12:44
Last autumn Dominic Wilcox helped people of Sunderland and South Tyneside to get there inventing heads on, come up with some great ideas and get them brought to life. The result is a fascinating...
20/01/2016 - 11:32
Sunderland Cultural Partnership (SCP) is pleased to announce details of a major event taking place in July, in partnership with 14-18 NOW, the UK’s official arts programme for the First World War...
Horrible Histories
20/01/2016 - 11:26
Two brand new stage shows; Incredible Invaders and Groovy Greeks, come to Sunderland Empire when Horrible Histories author Terry Deary returns to Sunderland Empire stage after 65 years. Thousands of...
20/01/2016 - 11:11
Sunderland’s festive calendar has been held up as a success, after figures show it attracted a combined total of close to three million people. With events and activities including the official...
Ste Peter's at Night
13/01/2016 - 11:59
The latest development at St Peter’s Church will create a recognisable beacon of historic interest for the city. It is one of the highlights of Sunderland City Council’s continuing investment into...
Keith Merrin Director of National Glass Centre
13/01/2016 - 11:24
Sunderland’s growing reputation in the cultural and creative industries has been boosted by the appointment of two senior arts executives. Keith Merrin, Chief Executive of Museums and Archives...
Arts Centre Washington's new season
10/01/2016 - 14:05
A new year and a new season full of theatre, dance, music, exhibitions, comedy and films at Arts Centre Washington This Spring season for selected shows in the theatre and dance programme audiences...
Alexandra Burke to star in Sister Act
10/01/2016 - 13:39
Alexandra Burke to Star As ‘Deloris Van Cartier’ in the National Tour of Curve’s all new production of Sister Act which plays at Sunderland Empire 5 September to 10 September 2016. Sister Act is...


Did you know?

Sunderland is home of the National Glass Centre - the only UK centre celebrating the history of glass making and providing a world focus for glass. The centre reopened in 2013 after undergoing a major refurbishment.

Sunderland Top Ten's

Looking for a great family day out in a friendly, exciting city by the sea? Looking for fascinating museums, cute wildlife and plenty of space for your little ones to run off their excess energy? Look no more because Sunderland ticks all those boxes and more. Here are our ten best things for all of the family to do in Sunderland.


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