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Sunderland’s Horticultural Shows 2014
02/10/2014 - 16:22
This year’s Seaburn Horticultural Show and Art and Craft Exhibition was an overwhelming success with giant vegetables, stunning blooms and an abundance of craft stalls for visitors to enjoy. The show...
Hylton Castle and the First World War
02/10/2014 - 15:40
A fantastic event took place at the 14th Century Castle as part of the city’s calendar of activities to commemorate the centenary of the start of the First World War. The fun family event marked the...
01/10/2014 - 19:11
The BP Portrait Awards from the National Portrait Gallery opens to the public this Saturday 4 October at Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens. We know people in the North East are going to...
Bryan Talbot is part of the Discover Series
27/09/2014 - 13:47
Respected figures from the North East and UK will once again descend on the University of Sunderland for this year’s free to attend Discover Series lectures. The talks will see household names from...
Green Parks Award Sunderland
30/07/2014 - 11:13
Sunderland's award winning parks are hoisting Green Flags again this week as marks of their environmental excellence. Green flags are awarded annually by national environmental and conservation...
Sunderland Airshow 2014
27/06/2014 - 11:14
The 2014 Sunderland International Airshow was launched at a special event at Newcastle International Airport with the help of the Royal Air Force Tucano Display Team. This year the display Tucano has...

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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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