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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...
Foo Fighters
12/11/2014 - 20:14
Sunderland to welcome US rock superstars. Sunderland’s Stadium of Light is set to be wowed by Grammy Award-winning rock band Foo Fighters next summer. Led by charismatic frontman Dave Grohl, the band...
12/11/2014 - 15:17
WWT Washington named Small Visitor Attraction of the Year at North East England Tourism Awards 2014. Staff and volunteers at WWT Washington Wetland Centre are celebrating after scooping a major...
12/11/2014 - 13:03
Sunderland's reputation as a centre for water polo continues to grow with the city invited to host a high profile national event. Following the success of both the 2014 European Men's Water Polo...
07/11/2014 - 17:40
Even before they arrived from the National Portrait Gallery, the BP Portrait Awards were a big hit with people in the North East. News that the 55 portraits would soon go on display led to art lovers...

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