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Love me Tender. Ben Lewis as Chad and ensemble. Photo by Johan Persson
25/06/2015 - 11:01
Starring award-winning, platinum album selling singer Mica Paris, alongside EastEnders’ Shaun Williamson and Emmerdale’s Sian Reeves, and filled with the best loved hits from Elvis, Love Me Tender...
Competition winners have fun packed weekend in Sunderland
24/06/2015 - 13:55
A packed weekend in Sunderland that included everything from karting to wildlife watching, skiing to swimming went down well with one family from Milton Keynes. Chris De Quincey and his partner Susan...
The Royal Photographic Society - Biennial Members’ Print Exhibition 2015
22/06/2015 - 19:04
One hundred images picked from 3,300 go to make what is surely one of the best exhibitions of photography in the UK - and it is currently on display at Arts Centre Washington. The Royal Photographic...
ANNIE - Lesley Joseph as Miss Hannigan with Annie and orphans. Photo credit Matt Crockett
18/06/2015 - 16:28
Michael Harrison and David Ian are delighted to announce a brand new production of the musical “Annie” starring Lesley Jospeh as ‘Miss Hannigan’. “Annie” will play Sunderland Empire from Monday 28...
Theatre in the park Macbeth
17/06/2015 - 17:58
If you come down to the parks this summer, you’re sure of a big surprise! Adventurers young and old are once again invited to journey through Sunderland’s parks and open spaces on a series of...
Canaletto (1697–1768) A Regatta on the Grand Canal about 1740 The National Gallery, London © The National Gallery, London.
16/06/2015 - 13:04
Canaletto’s masterpiece A Regatta on the Grand Canal is on display at Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens from Saturday 11 July to Sunday 13 September as part of a tour from its home at the...
Entries open for tourism awards
16/06/2015 - 12:37
Tourism bosses are calling on businesses to celebrate their own achievements and enter the North East England Tourism Awards 2015. Speaking to businesses in the region James Berresford, chief...
Sunniside to shine
16/06/2015 - 11:53
Some of the region’s top talents will be shining a light on Sunniside as part of a new, free festival. Visitors at Sunniside Garden, Sunderland, will be able to enjoy an afternoon of free...


Did you know?

Sunderland is home of the National Glass Centre - the only UK centre celebrating the history of glass making and providing a world focus for glass. The centre reopened in 2013 after undergoing a major refurbishment.


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