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Pro tennis returns to Sunderland
21/01/2015 - 15:06
Men’s and women’s international pro tennis returns to Sunderland at the Sunderland Tennis Centre, Sunday 25 January to Sunday 1 February 2015. Find out more about the Pro tennis in Sunderland event....
15/01/2015 - 12:49
Painting conservators and museum staff from both Sunderland Museum and Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums have taken delivery of a number of wonderful works by Ralph Hedley from Newcastle’s Laing...
Sunderland Shorts Banner
11/01/2015 - 17:21
The Sunderland Shorts Film Festival launch took place at the University of Sunderland's David Puttnam Media Centre over Friday and Saturday 9 and 10 January with a hugely enthusiastic audience who...
09/01/2015 - 14:58
Arts Centre Washington’s Spring 2015 season is packed full of theatre, music, dance, film and exhibitions to please all tastes. Expect dance extravaganzas, one man shows, a student take over and a...
08/01/2015 - 16:32
One of the world’s best known and most inspirational sportswomen will be centre stage for the first in a series of free talks in Sunderland for 2015. Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson has won 11...
07/01/2015 - 09:57
Shoppers suffering from post-festive blues can add a bit of colour to their lives thanks to a new initiative unveiled in Sunderland this week. The Bridges shopping centre is to launch late night...
Great value group visits in Sunderland
02/01/2015 - 00:00
Whether you’re stopping off in the North East en route to elsewhere or staying in the region for a few days, Sunderland has many great group destinations and offers. Just minutes from the A19 or A1...
18/12/2014 - 16:27
The artist William Alexander, also known as ‘Ice Cream Van Man’ has created a cardboard replica of George Stephenson’s Rocket which now proudly stands at Monkwearmouth Station Museum. The work of art...

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L.S. Lowry spent his holidays in Sunderland at Seaburn, painting scenes of the coast, port and coal mines. The city is the home to one of the best collections of L.S. Lowry paintings in England.

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