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Museum could take on a new life
16/03/2017 - 09:45
Discussions are underway about Sunderland’s Monkwearmouth Station Museum taking on a new life as a football museum. The attraction could become home to a museum dedicated to celebrating all things...
Award-winning Asian superstar at Sunderland Empire
16/03/2017 - 09:24
High profile, multi award-winning Asian superstar, Gurdas Maan is coming to Sunderland Empire for one night only on Sunday 21 May 2017 with the ‘Innovation World Tour’ for a concert that is expected...
Beautiful – The Carole King Musical to hit Sunderland Empire
16/03/2017 - 09:16
The national tour of the Olivier, Tony and Grammy award-winning Beautiful – The Carole King Musical has a date at Sunderland Empire, 6 – 10 March 2018. The producers of the show said: “We are truly...
Tango superstars’ new show to play Sunderland Empire
16/03/2017 - 08:56
Strictly superstars Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace return to the stage with their most audacious and thrilling show yet, Tango Moderno. The production is undertaking a major UK Tour with a date at...
13/03/2017 - 13:38
Sunderland City Council is looking to appoint a forward-thinking consultancy to undertake a series of robust evaluation and economic impact assessments at their three signature outdoor events....
10/03/2017 - 13:32
Sunderland City Council is recruiting a Sponsorship Services Consultant to drive sponsorship sales for the city’s three signature events, including The Tall Ships Races Sunderland 2018. The Council...
Shih Tzu from Seaham to star in Empire show
02/03/2017 - 13:53
An adorable Shih Tzu called Bella Bear is set to take centre stage as a guest star at Sunderland Empire this month. The search has been on to find a North East pooch to take their place in the...
Spamalot to gallop back to Sunderland Empire
01/03/2017 - 15:13
Monty Python’s Spamalot is set to gallop back to Sunderland Empire for one week only from 10-14 October 2017. Winner of the 2005 Tony Award for Best New Musical, the hilarious musical was written by...

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St Peter's Church in Monkwearmouth formed part of the Anglo-Saxon monastery of Wearmouth-Jarrow, which was home to the author of the first history of England, the Venerable Bede.

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