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The Caravan Gallery rolls into the NGCA Sunderland
26/02/2015 - 19:52
In March 2015, artists The Caravan Gallery will reveal work citywide across Sunderland in conjunction with both a major exhibition of their work at Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art, and a new...
Recollected Work from the Arts Council Collection and Crafts Council. Image '64 Compartment', 1998. Image Copyright Heini Schneebeli, Courtesy of Crafts Council
26/02/2015 - 13:00
A wonderful new exhibition that combines both works from the Arts Council Collection and Crafts Council will open Sunday 22 March at Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens. Artists and crafts people...
University trilogy by Oscar winner
25/02/2015 - 15:16
Oscar-winning film producer Lord David Puttnam is presenting a series of free lectures at the University of Sunderland over the next month, designed to inspire people to become involved in the...
24/02/2015 - 09:44
Statue of Liberty, Times Square, MoMA, Macy’s, Bloomingdale’s and refuel by dining at a diner. New York will become so much closer this summer when direct five days a week flights from Newcastle...
23/02/2015 - 17:26
A brand new production which has taken inspiration from first-time mums and dads from the north east will tour around the region next month opening on Thursday 5 March at Arts Centre Washington....
One of the North East's top venues presents 'Local Music Presents...'
19/02/2015 - 14:20
Sunderland community radio station 107 Spark FM will hold its very first ‘Local Music Presents…’ event on Friday 13 March – bringing their popular radio show to a live audience for the first time....
Washington on Film copyright NEFA
18/02/2015 - 18:02
The North East Film Archive (NEFA) have teamed up with the Washington Trust to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Washington becoming a New Town. To mark the milestone, the archive have brought...
College announces first theatre residency
17/02/2015 - 17:59
The first professional company to take residence at Sunderland College’s state-of-the-art theatre space has been announced. FERTILE GROUND, the North East’s first professional graduate dance company...

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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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