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Foo fighters rock Sunderlands Stadium of Light
26/05/2015 - 11:58
The opening night of the Foo Fighters Sonic Highways tour hits all the right notes in Sunderland. Sunderland’s Stadium of Light was rocked to its core as thousands of music fans flocked to see US...
Stadium prepares for rock spectacular with the Foo Fighters
21/05/2015 - 15:55
Sunderland’s Stadium of Light is preparing for one of the biggest rock shows ever staged in the North East as preparations commence ahead of the Foo Fighters concert. The Black Cats final home game...
Award for Sunderland beaches
20/05/2015 - 16:42
Sunderland’s two most popular beaches have both been named amongst the best in Britain after being handed a coveted ‘Seaside Award’. The national award comes from environmental charity Keep Britain...
Plays in the Park return
20/05/2015 - 10:26
A season of summer theatre performances in some of Sunderland’s best parks has been announced. Roker Park, Mowbray Park and Barnes Park will each play host to several performances of a classic play...
Seven Stories at Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens
19/05/2015 - 15:07
The tropical plants of Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens are to become the magical setting for a weekend of jungle related stories for children on Saturday 30 May and Sunday 31 May. Seven Stories...
The Strypes to support Foo Fighters at Sunderland’s Stadium of Light
19/05/2015 - 09:52
With just six days to go until they kick off the UK leg of their ‘Sonic Highways’ tour in Sunderland, US rock gods Foo Fighters have announced an additional support act for their headline show. With...
Fulwell Mill restoration begins
18/05/2015 - 13:05
The first stage of restoration work at an historic Sunderland windmill has begun. Fulwell Mill was damaged by extreme weather in 2012. The work being carried out will eventually allow the landmark...
Harry Watts
15/05/2015 - 13:28
This half term, why not take advantage of the wide range of free exhibitions and activities at Sunderland's museums during half term? The quizzes, activities and workshops will have something to...


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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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