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Middle background (l-r) Martha Miller and Heidi Thompson in the play area at Barnes Park with (foreground) Vice Chair of the West Area Committee, Cllr Ian Galbraith, and the performers from Mint Management in costume rehearsing to welcome visitors to the family fun day on Saturday 30 June at this year's West Area event
12/06/2018 - 15:50
STILT WALKING PIRATES AND MERMAIDS will welcome visitors to Barnes Park on Saturday 30 June for the fourth annual West Area community celebration event. Funded by Sunderland City Council's West Area...
24/05/2018 - 15:50
The 30th Sunderland Airshow will prove that time flies when you’re having fun as the event launches with an evening of musical nostalgia, spectacular night flying and breath-taking fireworks. This...
27/03/2018 - 20:36
Sunderland is getting ready to celebrate the 30th Airshow - one of the UK’s largest outdoor events. What began as a small scale community event in 1989 has grown in size and popularity to become a...
21/03/2018 - 20:57
A series of colourful art works have been unveiled at Seaburn Metro station in Sunderland as the city gears up to welcome thousands of visitors this summer. The artwork, which celebrates family...
23/02/2018 - 10:51
Sunderland is getting active again with the 2018 Active Sunderland BIG Events and Festivals programme starting in the city this May. The programme will start with the Active Sunderland BIG 3K Run...
08/02/2018 - 08:47
To mark the 500th anniversary of the death of Leonardo da Vinci, Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens has been selected by Royal Collection Trust to be one of 12 UK venues to host simultaneous...
05/02/2018 - 11:34
Wellies at the ready this February half-term as WWT Washington hosts the third annual Dusty’s Puddle Jumping Championships; a splashtastic way to get rid of those winter cobwebs! Bring your friends...

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Sunderland will welcome over 50 Tall Ships for the first time, when we are the start port for the 2018 races, from 11-14 July.

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