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Sunderland Road Dahl Dance
18/11/2014 - 15:59
The books of Roald Dahl hold a special place in many people’s lives, with their distinctive descriptive style and the unforgettable images by Sir Quentin Blake, but a new generation are set to enjoy...
Foo Fighters
12/11/2014 - 20:14
Sunderland to welcome US rock superstars. Sunderland’s Stadium of Light is set to be wowed by Grammy Award-winning rock band Foo Fighters next summer. Led by charismatic frontman Dave Grohl, the band...
12/11/2014 - 15:17
WWT Washington named Small Visitor Attraction of the Year at North East England Tourism Awards 2014. Staff and volunteers at WWT Washington Wetland Centre are celebrating after scooping a major...
12/11/2014 - 13:03
Sunderland's reputation as a centre for water polo continues to grow with the city invited to host a high profile national event. Following the success of both the 2014 European Men's Water Polo...
07/11/2014 - 17:40
Even before they arrived from the National Portrait Gallery, the BP Portrait Awards were a big hit with people in the North East. News that the 55 portraits would soon go on display led to art lovers...
03/11/2014 - 07:40
Sunderland has been chosen as one of the home ports for the prestigious “Tall Ships Races” in 2018. Being chosen for this prestigous event reflects the importance of Sunderland as a port both...
02/11/2014 - 18:11
In 2011 a play called ‘Sunderland’ written by French author Clement Koch, which included references to Sunderland Football Club, wowed Parisian theatre goers. Now in 2014 a more local author David...
02/11/2014 - 13:40
Street Art has always been a part of Sunderland’s culture but in recent years it has blossomed with local street artists creating more and more fantastically original pieces of work, street art...

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St Peter's Church in Monkwearmouth formed part of the Anglo-Saxon monastery of Wearmouth-Jarrow, which was home to the author of the first history of England, the Venerable Bede.

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