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Big noise in the North
27/02/2015 - 17:31
Sunderland will be bold as brass next weekend, Friday 6 March to Sunday 8 March, when the Great North Big Band Jazz Festival returns to the city for its 12th successive year. This year the festival...
Washington ‘F’ Pit dates for the diary
27/02/2015 - 16:47
Washington ‘F’ Pit dates for the diary This year Washington ‘F’ Pit is open more frequently so that everyone can take the opportunity to visit this remarkable monument to the region’s coal mining...
Arts Council England cash boost for Arts Centre Washington
27/02/2015 - 16:26
Leading local arts venue Arts Centre Washington has been awarded a total of £257,609 from Arts Council England and The National Lottery The funding will be used to substantially improve facilities ....
26/02/2015 - 20:03
An award winning adaption of Homer’s masterpiece ‘The Odyssey’ comes to Arts Centre Washington on Thursday 26 March. But Theatre Ad Infinitum’s production ‘Odyssey’ is an epic story with a difference...
The Caravan Gallery rolls into the NGCA Sunderland
26/02/2015 - 19:52
In March 2015, artists The Caravan Gallery will reveal work citywide across Sunderland in conjunction with both a major exhibition of their work at Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art, and a new...
Recollected Work from the Arts Council Collection and Crafts Council. Image '64 Compartment', 1998. Image Copyright Heini Schneebeli, Courtesy of Crafts Council
26/02/2015 - 13:00
A wonderful new exhibition that combines both works from the Arts Council Collection and Crafts Council will open Sunday 22 March at Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens. Artists and crafts people...
University trilogy by Oscar winner
25/02/2015 - 15:16
Oscar-winning film producer Lord David Puttnam is presenting a series of free lectures at the University of Sunderland over the next month, designed to inspire people to become involved in the...
24/02/2015 - 09:44
Statue of Liberty, Times Square, MoMA, Macy’s, Bloomingdale’s and refuel by dining at a diner. New York will become so much closer this summer when direct five days a week flights from Newcastle...

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