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Children outside the Winter Gardens
01/10/2015 - 12:40
With the October half-term break coming up (it’s from Saturday 24 October to Sunday the 1 November) we’ve been having a look as to what things there is to see and do in and around Sunderland....
Sunderland Illuminations launch 2015
01/10/2015 - 09:23
Bigger and brighter than ever before, Sunderland Illuminations got off to a great start with Spark! drummers leading thousands to the main stage where Lauren Laverne gave the countdown to the switch...
Virgin Trains to launch new service from Sunderland
29/09/2015 - 16:55
Virgin Trains has launched tickets for its newest destination – Sunderland. The city will benefit from a new direct return service to London from 14 December 2015. Virgin will also today start...
Into Thin Air
25/09/2015 - 16:24
Precious Cargo are coming to Arts Centre Washington with their new show Into Thin Air, exploring the increasing pressure on everyone to succeed at everything. It looks at when ambition moves from a...
Billy Elliot the Musical London Photo by Alastair Muir
25/09/2015 - 11:27
First ever UK and Ireland tour of internationally acclaimed Billy Elliot the Musical includes Sunderland Empire. Universal Stage Productions, Working Title Films and Old Vic Productions are delighted...
23/09/2015 - 18:55
Sunderland Minster, no stranger to film, it being one of the venues for the Sunderland Shorts Film Festival back in July, is to host a film whose subject matter will certainly be close to home. The...
Port of Sunderland at the NGC
23/09/2015 - 16:10
A special installation has been officially launched at National Glass Centre to mark the waves of change at Port of Sunderland over the years. Sunderland City Council has worked in partnership with...
George Maling VC
23/09/2015 - 12:44
A number of events and activities have been organised for this weekend to celebrate the award of the Victoria Cross to George Maling for his bravery on 25 September 1915 during the Battle of Loos....

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