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Popular Hadrian’s Tipi to pitch up in Sunderland this Christmas

Sunderland is set to be in pole position this Christmas with the news that the popular Hadrian’s Tipi will be pitching up in the city for the festivities.


'Well done Sunderland and all that made it possible' - readers praise for Tall Ships Races

Visitors to the Tall Ships Races in Sunderland have been sharing their experiences of the event.

Kathleen Knox dancers in rehearsals

Talented dancers take to stage for annual show at Sunderland Empire

Sunderland-based Kathleen Knox School of Dance is celebrating being shortlisted for the finals of the prestigious Barbara Sharples’ International Choreographic Award, which takes place in Manchester in September.

The last Bingo Revolution night at Bonded Warehouse

Win bingo, burgers and cocktails for four at Sunderland’s Bonded Warehouse

Get your bingo lingo at the ready as a popular twist on the traditional game returns to the city.

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Artist opens independent fine art gallery in Sunderland city centre

An international artist has returned to his roots to open an independent fine art gallery.

Jessie Dale with - who decorated his face with hearts to show his delight in her performance - and fellow The Voice Kids judges Danny Jones and Pixie Lott in a still from the ITV show.

Jessie’s vibe wins Sunderland schoolgirl place in next round of The Voice Kids

Schoolgirl singer Jessie Dale is through to the next round after wowing judges on The Voice Kids.

Jessie Dale performing during another talent show.

Sunderland singer Jessie hopes to hit the right note with judges on The Voice Kids

A Sunderland schoolgirl will hit the nation's screens tonight as she bids to make it through to the next round of The Voice Kids
How much of your money will be spent bringing Lumiere back to Durham

How much of your money will be spent bringing Lumiere back to Durham

Almost £2million of public money has been committed to stage two more editions of Durham’s Lumiere festival.

Storyteller Claire Herdman.

Learn to sign and sing at South Shields and Sunderland storytelling sessions

Special storytelling sessions will take place in Sunderland and South Tyneside, where people will be able to enjoy sign and sing.

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Artist Bob Olley with one of his paintings

Your chance to win an original painting by Bob Olley for just £2.50

A celebrated artist has been so impressed with an exhibition at South Shields Museum & Art Gallery that he’s donated an original oil painting to help raise funds.

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Field Music

Field Music to host free music workshop at Sunderland’s Pop Recs

Young people are being given the chance to learn about the music industry from one of the city’s most-respected musicians.

People gather on Roker Pier to watch the Tall Ships parade of sail as they prepare to leave Sunderland.

17 things you said about the 'amazing' Tall Ships Races visit to Sunderland

The Tall Ships have been and gone - but we have a feeling Sunderland will remember their visit for a long time.

Oh Sees at the Boiler Shop in Newcastle will be the gig of the year for many who were there. Pic: Gordon Armstrong.

Review: Oh Sees + Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs, Boiler Shop, Newcastle

Oh Sees may not be a household name, but among certain circles the visit of John Dwyer’s San Francisco troupe ranked among the most anticipated gigs of the year.

18 pictures from another Big Night Out in Sunderland

There’s nothing better than a Big Night Out with friends.

Pubs and Clubs

Thousands soak up sights and sounds of Summer Streets festival as Sunderland says good bye to Tall Ships

This year’s Summer Streets festival dropped anchor in Seaburn to coincide with the Tall Ships Races.


Pictures from the grand finale of the Tall Ships in Sunderland

Sunderland's seafront was bathed in glorious sunshine as the Tall Ships which have been such a big part in city life this week set off once more.


In pictures: More of your shots capturing the Tall Ships action in Sunderland

Wear sailing, wear sailing.


Tall Ships leave Sunderland in Parade of Sail

And it's good bye from them.

Wear here! What you thought of the Tall Ships Races in Sunderland

You've been sharing your views of the Tall Ships in Sunderland as an exciting week for the city draws to a close.


Crews prepare to sail off from Sunderland ahead of Tall Ships Races

Crews are making last-minute preparations for the Parade of Sail and the beginning of the Tall Ships Races.
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