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Jupiter Nights is an astronomical success at WWT Washington
28/01/2015 - 17:34
Over a thousand people on Friday and Saturday evening took part in ‘Jupiter Nights’, a joint event organised by Washington Wetlands Centre and Sunderland Astronomical Society. The event aimed to...
23/01/2015 - 15:49
Currently on display as part of Sunderland Museum's contemporary art exhibits 'The Happy Garden' is a wonderful example of Ged Quinn's method of combining modern and perhaps controversial references...
The BIG event dates have been announced
23/01/2015 - 12:46
The dates for Sunderland’s ‘BIG’ Events are now available. Saturday 2 May - The BIG Mini Fun Run A fun family event, encouraging children and families who take part to run, walk or toddle their way...
Godspell in Concert at Sunderland Empire cast announced
22/01/2015 - 16:41
This spring ‘Godspell in Concert’, the legendary rock musical from Stephen Schwartz, the Grammy® and Academy Award®- winning composer of ‘Wicked’, returns to the UK’s stages and will be playing at...
Win a gym pass to help you keep those New Year’s Resolutions
21/01/2015 - 16:52
This competition is now closed. Thank you to everyone that took part and a big thank you to Quality Hotels Boldon. We have more gym passes from Quality Hotels Boldon to give away to help you with...
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...

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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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