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Seven must-see North East gigs for the next seven days

Music
Former Smugglers, Grannie Annies at Marine Walk Roker

Sunderland seafront pub reopens with complete new look

Pubs and Clubs
The Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle.

£200m plan to move Metro Radio Arena from Newcastle to Gateshead

News
Even wet weather does not usually deter thousands of people from flocking to the seafront for the Sunderland International Airshow.

What will the weather be like for Sunderland International Airshow?

Sunderland

Everything you need to know about Summertyne Americana Festival

Music

Sunderland teenager teams up with Mr Motivator for charity single

Music

Sunderland Empire and the Fire Station to benefit from National Theatre project

Theatre and Comedy

Opening date announced for Sunderland’s Old Fire Station development

Arts
Little Mix

Fans express disappointment with Little Mix's Riverside gig

Music

7 North East gigs you could go to see in the next 7 days

Music

Seven must-see North East gigs for the next seven days

Music
Chester Bennington, of Linkin Park, has died. He was 41. Picture: PA.

Your tributes to Linkin Park's Chester Bennington

Music
A previous SummerTyne Americana Festival. Photo by Mark Savage

Everything you need to know about Summertyne Americana Festival

Music
Jacee, centre, in the video

Sunderland teenager teams up with Mr Motivator for charity single

Music
Jake Bugg. Photo by Tom Oxley

Win: Tickets to Jake Bugg’s North East gig

Business
Luna Petrucci and her dad Sergio, right, with Children's Heart Unit Fund's Charlotte Campbell, and Empire theatre staff, hosting an Afternoon Tea in aid of the charity.

Sunderland youngster inspires rare afternoon tea treat at Sunderland Empire

Theatre and Comedy

John Partridge prepares to shimmy to the Sunderland stage in La Cage Aux Folles

Theatre and Comedy

Thousands of spectators defy the weather at Sunderland airshow

News
Thanks to reader Andy Graham for this photograph.

Sunderland International Airshow: More of your reader pictures

News 1
An artist's impression from Ainsworth Spark Associates showing how the Old Fire Station in High Street West might look like.

Opening date announced for Sunderland’s Old Fire Station development

Arts 12
From left, Kristian Foreman from Sunderlands 2021 City of Culture team, Keith Merrin, chief executive of Sunderland Culture, and Rebecca Ball, director of Sunderlands 2021 City of Culture bid.

Sunderland's delight after city is shortlisted for UK City of Culture 2021

Sunderland
Dance City in Newcastle

Do you have what it takes to be a dance teacher at Sunderland’s Old Fire Station development?

Arts

Recipe of the week: Spicy beef stir fry

Opinion
Rachel Roddy

Food & Drink: Rome-based foodie explores Sicily in her new cookbook

News
Slaley Hall, Northumberland.

Review: Spa Tea Experience at Slaley Hall

Lifestyle
Newcastle Castle

North East castle to be turned into pop-up restaurant

Eating Out
Cars 3 is out now.

Cinema AND TRAILER - Cars 3: Even a cartoon car can face a mid-life crisis, discovers Owen

Film
Andy Serkis stars as Caesarin War For The Planet Of The Apes.

Cinema: Playing leader of the apes is tough in gripping story of winner takes all

Film
How many of the top 50 British films have you seen?

These are the top 50 British films of all time

Film
Tom Holland is on top of the world to be playing Spidey.

Cinema AND TRAILER: Spider-Man: Homecoming - New webslinger Tom is thrilled to be playing his childhood hero

Film
The Peacock's new function room, formerly Flares.

Music and function room opens at Sunderland’s Peacock pub

Pubs and Clubs