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Student Raid: it’s a takeover at the Bridges

A Sunderland shopping centre is planning to welcome new and returning students to the city with a special shopping event just for them. The Bridges shopping centre has announced that its eighth annual Student Raid event will take place on Monday 1 October, with a...

Celebrating Sunderland – Literature Festival goes local

Sunderland's annual literature festival is once again celebrating the city's rich literary talent with local authors, local artists and local themes. The festival, which is organised by Sunderland Libraries Services in partnership with the University of Sunderland,...

Sunderland Illuminations is back!

Autumn nights in Sunderland are set to be brightened by the return of the much loved Sunderland Illuminations and Festival of Light (Thursday October 18 - Sunday 18 November). Classic favourites will sit alongside sparkling new installations allowing returning...

Students can shop smart at the Bridges

A Sunderland shopping centre is planning to welcome new and returning students to the city with a special shopping event just for them. The Bridges shopping centre has announced that its eighth annual Student Raid event will take place on Monday, October 1, with a...

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Culture guru to launch new series

The man who is working to put creativity into the heart of everyday life will launch a new series of free Public Lectures at the University of Sunderland. Darren Henley OBE is Chief Executive of Arts Council England, and presents his free talk ‘Creativity: why it...

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