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11/04/2017 - 11:54
The Royal Shakespeare Company has announced that its multi award-winning production of Matilda The Musical will embark on a UK and Ireland tour in 2018-2019 with a North East debut at Sunderland...
04/04/2017 - 10:21
This year the unmistakeable roar of the RAF Typhoon Display Team  will once again ring out at the Sunderland International Airshow. Starting with its traditional spectacular launch at Cliffe Park on...
Washington Wetland Centre brings hope for otter species
29/03/2017 - 14:55
There’s otterly exciting news as four Asian short-clawed otter cubs are born at WWT Washington Wetland Centre, becoming the latest cubs to offer vital support to the vulnerable species. The quads,...
3 in 1 and Active fun for all
29/03/2017 - 13:04
Entries are open for Active Sunderland's BIG 3 in 1 event in a month's time. The BIG 3 in 1 is a new event for 2017 and will includes a fun run, bike ride and walk. Designed for younger people and...
Jersey Boys to return to Sunderland Empire
24/03/2017 - 15:40
Due to overwhelming public demand, the producers of Jersey Boys are delighted to announce a second UK & Ireland Tour, with a return date at Sunderland Empire 20 – 31 March 2018. Jersey Boys is...
West End star to play leading role in Evita
24/03/2017 - 15:32
The extraordinary musical Evita, is set to thrill audiences once again with a date at Sunderland Empire from Tuesday 4- Saturday 8 April 2017. Telling the story of Eva Perón, wife of former Argentine...
Ticket to ride… into the past
21/03/2017 - 12:13
A new vintage bus tour is set to turn back the clock on Sunderland’s award winning sea front this summer. Every weekend during the summer holidays, buses from decades ago will be returning to their...
The Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize
16/03/2017 - 11:41
An exhibition showcasing one of the most prestigious photography awards in the world is coming to Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens. Running from Saturday 18 March until Sunday 4 June, and...

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