Author: Spark

Firefighters have been sent out overnight to tackle a blaze at the Peacocks store in Sunderland City Centre. Smoke was seen coming out of the roof tiles and eyewitness statements say that the fire may have been started from the rear of the building. Greggs, Fona Pizza, and The Salvation Army were also on site […]

Words by Hebe Fryer On Monday, December, 10, I was lucky enough to attend my very own film premiere, at Tyneside Cinema in Newcastle. I was one of 15 young people from all over the North East to meet every Saturday from September to December as part of Tyneside Cinema’s Documentary Academy. Our task was […]

Words by Ann-Christin Korsing Snow Patrol are on their UK/Ireland Tour with their album Wildness, which was published in May. First stop: Newcastle. The crowd slowly filled the Metro Radio Arena while entertained by two pre-acts: Roe and Foy Vance, both Irish singers like Snow Patrol. Roe was clearly touched: “I try not to cry” […]

Robert Temple is a comedy hypnotist that promises to take his subjects to the greatest acting school in the world, allowing them to work with their imaginations to the very best of their abilities while providing the perfect comedy backdrop. Genuinely funny, Robert Temple offers an evening for people to lose their inhibitions and laugh (and […]

The final day of The Tall Ships Sunderland today! There is still plenty to keep you entertained, from arts to dancing, to live music! The ships are making their final safety checks before making their way to Esbjerg for the first leg of the race, and there is Summer Streets based at Seaburn Recreation Park. We […]

It is Day 4 of the Tall Ship Races Sunderland 2018, and nerves are mounting for the sailor training ambassadors heading to their ships today… It is Friday the 13th, and we wish the Tall Ships Ambassadors pictured here all the luck possible as they prepare to voyage to Esbjerg. Despite the preparations being made […]

Ships can still arrive until 12pm today, but most of them are here! Head down to Event Zone A or B to get the best views of these magnificent ships! The stage programmes at Town Moor in  Event Zones B  and C will be in full swing with local music and performers. See Town Moor Stage […]

It’s the second day of The Tall Ships Races Sunderland, and nearly all of the Tall Ships are now berthed. There is loads of fantastic events today, from being able to access some of the ships and have a look around, to fireworks later and even various circus and dance acts! Throughout the event, there […]


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