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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...
15/12/2014 - 14:02
Colourful Characters - The Art of Lawson Wood, a new special exhibition runs from Saturday 6 December 2014 until Sunday 8 March 2015 at Monkwearmouth Station Museum. The artist Lawson Wood asked that...
23/11/2014 - 11:20
Carrying on the tradition of internationally acclaimed art being exhibited in Sunderland’s art galleries Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens will be welcoming the National Gallery’s Canaletto’s ‘A...
Spark! drummers take to Sunderland's Christmas streets
22/11/2014 - 17:12
Christmas in Sunderland this year looks likely to be bigger and better than ever with many of its wonderful venues getting in the Christmas spirit and the entertainment spilling over into the streets...
Washington 'F' Pit circa 1976 courtesy of TWAM
21/11/2014 - 13:57
Washington celebrates 50 years this year since it became a ‘new town’ and Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums have taken a look back in words and pictures to its industrial and in particular its...
20/11/2014 - 16:57
Helen Green Creative Director of Arts Centre Washington is sure that Christmas will be a little bit special at Arts Centre Washington this year... and it looks like it may well be. This year’s...
19/11/2014 - 11:37
The creator of iconic North East television programme The Tube, who has worked on some of the biggest music events from the past 30 years, including Band Aid, Live 8 and The Brit Awards, is set to be...
Sunderland Road Dahl Dance
18/11/2014 - 15:59
The books of Roald Dahl hold a special place in many people’s lives, with their distinctive descriptive style and the unforgettable images by Sir Quentin Blake, but a new generation are set to enjoy...

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