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Cycling Family at C
23/07/2015 - 15:22
Sunderland’s already extensive cycling facilities have been added to with the opening of Roker Cycle Hub. Roker Cycle Hub allows cyclists of all ages and abilities to have the chance to pedal their...
BBC's Make it Digital Tour
21/07/2015 - 14:31
BBC Learning and BBC English Regions are joining up this summer to bring the BBC's Make it Digital tour to Sunderland International Airshow on Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 July. Unveiled in March this...
National Glass Centre welcomes record numbers of visitors
20/07/2015 - 11:33
National Glass Centre goes from strength to strength as it welcomes over 200,000 visitors – smashing visitor targets for a second year running and showing no sign of slowing down for Summer! National...
yellow deckchair
17/07/2015 - 11:14
A really big deckchair is coming to Sunderland this summer and you can win some fab prizes! The big deckchair will be in various locations in Sunderland over the summer holidays and to win prizes all...
Several very important dates
14/07/2015 - 08:59
Sunderland is celebrating the 150th anniversary of Alice in Wonderland this summer. Lewis Carroll and his most famous work are heavily linked with Sunderland and the North East. Carroll’s wife was a...
July marks 108 years since the Sunderland Empire opened
08/07/2015 - 13:30
July marks 108 years since the Sunderland Empire opened its grand doors to an excited audience for the very first time. Now, perhaps more than ever, this iconic Sunderland landmark delights us with a...
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...


Did you know?

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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