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Moving Dance Tribute to the North East’s Heritage, Stairwall

Stairwall - The Things We Find, is a playful exchange of dance, visual art, and music.

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International Artist to Display Work for Christmas at Gibside 2022

Festive light artworks will immerse visitors in the Christmas trail at the National Trust's Gibside estate, near Gateshead, between 1 December 2022 and 1 January 2023.

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Festival of Thrift Bids Fond Farewell to Kirkleatham After Tenth Anniversary Event

Thousands of visitors flocked to this year’s Festival of Thrift as it marked a decade of delivering its nationally-recognised celebration of sustainable living.

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REVIEW: Blood Brothers @ Sunderland Empire

A rollercoaster of emotion was felt by the audience at Sunderland Empire last night after opening night of Willy Russell’s Blood Brothers.

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Sunderland’s history and culture are set to be celebrated in a two-day festival at one of the city’s most interesting venues.

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Budding Actors Set to Star in Brassed Off at Gala Durham

Talented young actors are set to take to the stage as a hit film is adapted for Gala Durham.

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North East Theatre Company Emerges Stronger From Pandemic as it Conquers North of England

A North East theatre company has bucked the national trend by coming out of the pandemic stronger than ever – and is set to conquer the whole of the North of England with a trio of hotly-anticipated productions.

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Tickets on Sale For Workshops at Festival of Thrift

Tickets are now on sale for a series of thrifty superskills sessions at this year’s tenth anniversary Festival of Thrift where people can have fun trying new things and get hands-on, learning life-enhancing tips, tricks, and techniques.

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Tickets on Sale for Return of Christmas at Gibside

Following the success of its first year, tickets are now on sale for the Christmas trail at the National Trust's Gibside estate, near Gateshead. Featuring enchanting illuminations choreographed to a festive soundtrack, the family friendly trail returns to the Georgian garden between 1 December 2022 and 1 January 2023.

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A fictitious mouse and his friends have set up home in one of Sunderland’s most historic buildings – and children are invited to come and find them.


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