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16/04/2019 - 09:41
The Royal Air Force has confirmed which of its aircraft and displays will be performing at this year's Sunderland Airshow. Taking to the skies over the three day event July (26-28) will be displays...
10/04/2019 - 11:00
Can you help uncover more about historic Bishopwearmouth? Sunderland City Council is working in partnership with The Archaeological Practice on a new community project called the Bishopwearmouth...
Fame the Musical 30th Anniversary tour 2019
09/04/2019 - 10:34
TV star Jorgie Porter, soul legend Mica Paris and theatre star Keith Jack to play Sunderland Empire, 8-13 April 2019 in 30th Anniversary Tour of FAME THE MUSICAL. Based on the 1980 phenomenal pop...
09/04/2019 - 10:26
BACK IN THE SADDLE   Cyclists of all ages and abilities are gearing up for this year's Active Sunderland BIG Bike Ride. Since it was launched in 2011 the event has grown in popularity and been...
04/04/2019 - 14:13
On-line entries are still open for the annual Penshaw Bowl (Thursday 18 April). The popular family event staged at Herrington Country Park includes the traditional egg rolling contest being held in...
04/04/2019 - 09:26
Celebrity chefs and tasty treats are expected as new food festivals are announced. Two new events are sure to get mouths watering this year, as food and drink takes centre stage in Sunderland.   ...
03/04/2019 - 09:30
Celebrate Sunderland's rich cultural heritage during Local History Month in May. The programme of talks, walks, exhibitions and activities gives people the chance to find out more about the history...
02/04/2019 - 12:23
Local wildlife charity WWT Washington Wetland Centre is appealing for stories from young nature lovers who can trace their passion back to visiting the centre on a school trip. Thousands of school...

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Sunderland marks the easterly end of the 140-mile C2C (Coast to Coast) route. The C2C cycle trail from Whitehaven in Cumbria to Sunderland is Britain's most popular long distance route, with up to 15,000 cyclists completing it every year.

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