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24/03/2015 - 12:41
The GIANT rubber duck hunt takes place during Easter weekend which is Friday to Monday 3 to 6 April and is just one of the many fun family activities on offer throughout the school holidays from...
24/03/2015 - 12:10
Sunderland City Council has scooped £545,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) to complete the restoration of Roker Pier to its former glory. The money, which will be supplemented by £136,000 of...
23/03/2015 - 15:42
Alison Hammond to play Slave of the Ring. Sunderland Empire and UK Productions are delighted to announce that Alison Hammond will play Slave of the Ring when Aladdin flies into Sunderland from 11...
23/03/2015 - 14:38
A new exhibition of art inspired by the mining industry opened at Monkwearmouth Station Museum last weekend Saturday 21 March 2015 and will run until Sunday 1 November 2015 “The Art of Mining”...
20/03/2015 - 16:25
Sunderland International Airshow will this year be commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain with displays on all three days from The Royal Air Force Battle of Britain Memorial...
20/03/2015 - 15:41
A photographic exhibition highlighting the changing face of Sunderland over the last eight years is taking place at Sunderland Minster, from 20 March- 9 April. The photographs were commissioned by...
20/03/2015 - 14:27
A mandolin orchestra from Germany are playing a concert in Sunderland. The Mülheim Mandolin Orchestra - Mülheimer Zupforchester (MZO) - play the University of Sunderland North Shore Centre on...
19/03/2015 - 17:12
This last week has seen staff from the Arts Council Collection, Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums and Sunderland Museum working towards the opening of ‘Recollected: Work from the Arts Council...

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Roker beach is home to the unique 'cannonball' rock formations that were the inspiration for the seafront 'pods'.

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