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Theatre reveals upcoming shows
10/08/2015 - 13:08
Sunderland Empire has announced big name highlights such as Broadway phenomenon Jersey Boys and family favourite Shrek the Musical in its upcoming season. The 108 year old theatre, at the heart of...
Sunderland visitor numbers top eight million
07/08/2015 - 08:39
Newly released tourism statistics show that the number of visitors to Sunderland has broken through the eight million mark. The figures, announced today, show that 8.3 million people visited...
Judith and Ineke from the Netherlands
06/08/2015 - 16:48
Over a 150 people have been through the doors and back on their bikes at The Roker Cycle Hub in the first two weeks since it opened its doors on Saturday 18 July. The Roker Cycle Hub, conveniently...
See it Do it Bus
06/08/2015 - 16:03
Join in the fun to celebrate all that is Sunderland, with a great range of fun for all of the family to enjoy this Friday 7 August. A fantastic free family event will be held in Sunderland’s award-...
Sunderland Empire set to get back into the habit
03/08/2015 - 16:47
Hit musical comedy Sister Act is set to hit Sunderland next year as part of a freshly announced national tour. The all new production, directed and choreographed by Craig Revel Horwood of Strictly...
Visitors flock to regatta
29/07/2015 - 14:20
More than 10,000 visitors have seen the Canaletto masterpiece 'A Regatta on the Grand Canal' in the first week of an exhibition at Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens. The acclaimed masterpiece is...
Arts Centre Washington’s Autumn season has something for all
28/07/2015 - 17:17
Arts Centre Washington’s autumn season has a stunning range of shows to appeal to all tastes! From Prog to Poetry, Barmy Brontë Sisters to Teacher Trolls. There is theatre, music and art for everyone...
Nature explorer with passport
28/07/2015 - 15:45
The WWT Washington Wetland Centre is calling all nature explorers – ‘your passport is issued, your expedition is set, your summer adventure is waiting at WWT Washington Wetland Centre!’ Splash, hunt...


Did you know?

Mowbray Park in Sunderland city centre is one of the oldest parks in the North East. Restored to its former Victorian splendour, it has an intriguing array of art works.


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