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Portraits from the North East
03/11/2015 - 17:51
Portraits from the North East is a new exhibition of photographs by a group of local photographers and features portraits of individuals who make a significant contribution to life in the region. The...
Keel Square at Night
03/11/2015 - 15:20
Sunderland's new public space Keel Square has won another award. Officially opened this summer, Keel Square won a special award in this year's Northumbria in Bloom competition in September. Its...
Daniel Bye Going Viral
31/10/2015 - 17:20
From the award-winning creator of The Price of Everything and How to Occupy an Oil Rig comes a new show from the frontline of an epidemic comes to Arts Centre Washington on Thursday 26 November....
New theatre show looks at bravery
30/10/2015 - 16:31
An acclaimed theatre company is bringing its latest show to Arts Centre Washington. RedCape Theatre make exhilarating and exciting shows inspired by true stories of ordinary people in extraordinary...
Tourism Awards
30/10/2015 - 13:27
The North East England Tourism Awards play a major role in showcasing the fantastic range of high quality experiences the North East has to offer visitors regardless of their budget or length of stay...
Free Metro travel for Sunderland Empire customers
29/10/2015 - 12:07
Sunderland Empire and Nexus, the public body which owns and manages the Tyne and Wear Metro, have announced a new partnership to offer free Metro travel to theatregoers. Theatre ticket holders coming...
29/10/2015 - 10:09
A host of world-class magicians perform inconceivable feats of magic and illusion death-defying escapology, grand stage illusions, state-of-the-art technological magic and up-close-and-personal...
Andrea Faustini
27/10/2015 - 15:01
This year Sunderland’s Christmas programme will be launched by Andrea Faustini, the X Factor favourite with a passion for pugs. The loveable Italian star who launched his debut album Kelly this...


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Sunderland is one of the few cities in the UK to have a river, beautiful coastline and two award winning beaches at Roker and Seaburn.


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