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Penshaw Monument in various colours
28/08/2015 - 17:02
Sunderland’s most iconic landmark will be seen in a new light from now on. Following on from the installation of hi-tech flood lighting Penshaw Monument can now be lit up in a number of different...
Our Teacher's a Troll Photo by Richard Davenport
28/08/2015 - 15:49
Our Teacher’s a Troll, an outrageously entertaining and deliciously dark tale from the writer of West End hit Matilda the Musical, comes to Arts Centre Washington on Saturday 24 October as part of a...
Visitor to Jeffrey Dennis exhibition Ringbinder
27/08/2015 - 16:19
The current main exhibition at the Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art in Sunderland is a solo exhibition by Jeffrey Dennis whose imagery has been described by Robert Clark, writing for the...
Priscilla Queen of the Desert
22/08/2015 - 17:31
This great production opens on Thursday 20 August at the Manchester Opera House and comes to Sunderland Empire on Monday 31 August until Saturday 5 September. David Ian Productions and the Ambassador...
BIG Walk Ladies at the start
21/08/2015 - 12:44
Entries are now being taken for this year's Active Sunderland BIG Walk which takes place on Sunday 20 September. Last year, more than 600 people took part and enjoyed a wonderful way to be active...
Tumble into The Bunker for a week of song writing
20/08/2015 - 12:08
Sunderland’s aspiring songwriters are being invited to be part of a musical adventure, exploring the world of lyric writing. The Bunker, a community interest company (CIC) based on the outskirts of...
Sunderland to launch Keel Square
19/08/2015 - 16:16
Sunderland's new public space Keel Square is officially opened on Monday 31 August at 11 am, with a whole host of events, activities and special guests. Part of an on-going multi-million pound city-...
The Metro Mascot at NGC
11/08/2015 - 12:53
Families enjoying a day out at one of Sunderland’s top attractions will have a cracking time when Tyne and Wear Metro pay a visit this weekend. The iconic Metro logo has been brought to life in a new...


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2013 marked 21 years since Sunderland city status from HM The Queen, on 23rd March 1992.


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