Author: Nick Clark

VIDEO: Macbeth in Roker Park.

VIDEO: Macbeth in Roker Park.

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=La1_NNVjFP0&w=560&h=315] A Sunderland park became the stage for one of Shakespeare’s most famous tragedies last week. Actors from Theatre Space North East staged three free performances of Macbeth in Roker Park between the 20th and the 22nd of June. The actors proved that all the world’s a stage as they […]

VIDEO: Sunderland Vintage and Retro Festival 2014

VIDEO: Sunderland Vintage and Retro Festival 2014

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_M-D8s3a-ZI] Sunderland’s second Vintage and Retro Festival took place in Mowbray Park on Saturday. Hundreds of people came to enjoy the sun and listen to rockabilly, rock’n’roll and a cappella from The Beefy la Slap Trio, The Shoe Shop Quartet and Rockin Deke Rivers and the Jitters. There were […]

'Hepcat Kitten' Julie Picard, Jessica Regnart and 'Sugar Doll' Emma Laws. Picture: Nick Clark

Vintage and Retro Festival tickets go on sale

Tickets for Sunderland’s second Vintage and Retro Festival went on sale this morning. The festival will return on May 31 after a successful debut last year, which attracted around 4,000 people. And the event’s organisers, Sunderland Live, have added a full evening’s programme of music and dancing to prove that […]

Community welcomes stadium parking plan

Community welcomes stadium parking plan

Residents of Southwick and Monkwearmouth have given their support to a parking scheme around the Stadium of Light. An increase in the number of events held at the stadium, along with changes to traditional match-day and kick-off times, had meant that existing parking restrictions were causing inconvenience. But following a public […]