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22/01/2019 - 10:26
Sunderland's diary of events for 2019 is quickly beginning to fill. While hugely popular annual events such as the Sunderland Airshow, Illuminations and Festival of Light and Penshaw Bowl will...
17/01/2019 - 16:42
A NEW exhibition at the Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art (NGCA) will explore the damage we’ve done to our home planet.   Pillars of Dawn by Canadian-born artist Kelly Richardson opens at the...
16/01/2019 - 11:25
SUNDERLAND will remember the victims of genocides worldwide in the lead up to Holocaust Memorial Day on 27 January and beyond. The international theme for 2019 commemorations is ‘Torn from Home’ with...
15/01/2019 - 11:49
As historic Hylton Castle prepares to open its doors later this year local people have been working hard behind the scenes. More than 120 people volunteered their time, skills and expertise at the...
10/01/2019 - 14:45
To celebrate the arrival of Gary Barlow and Tim Firth’s CALENDAR GIRLS THE MUSICAL this March, Sunderland Empire has got behind Sunderland Business Improvement District’s #ShopSunderland initiative...
20/12/2018 - 11:11
PANTO STARS LAUNCH ‘LOCAL HEROES’ 2 FOR 1 THEATRE TICKET SCHEME   FOR EMERGENCY SERVICE WORKERS, NHS EMPLOYEES, ARMED FORCES, RNLI, SOCIAL WORKERS, PRISON OFFICERS AND TEACHERS.   NOW AVAILABLE FOR...
18/12/2018 - 14:21
The Lincoln Center Theater production of RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN’S The King and I Winner of Four Tony Awards including Best Musical Revival   Music by RICHARD RODGERS Book and Lyrics by OSCAR...
12/12/2018 - 13:18
JUST ANNOUNCED - COMEDIAN DOM JOLY AS THE NARRATOR FOR SUNDERLAND! 28 JANUARY – 2 FEBRUARY 2019 ALONGSIDE JOANNE CLIFTON, BEN ADAMS & STEPHEN WEBB   ARE YOU READY FOR THE ANTICIPATION? Trigger...

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Sunderland's Friendship Agreement with Washington DC makes us the only city in Europe to enjoy such a relationship with the world's most powerful city. Washington Old Hall is home to the direct ancestors of the first president of the United States of America.

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