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Sunderland Coffee Shop Session raises £100 for RNLI

Sunderland Coffee Shop Session raises £100 for RNLI

Spark Sunderland has raised more than £100 for the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI), with a showcase of performances by North East musicians. The student-led media organisation decided to extend their “local music guarantee” with a Coffee Shop Session, which took place in the Starbucks of Sunderland’s Murray Library. Cohesion, […]

Franz Ferdinand to play at Pop Recs

Franz Ferdinand to play at Pop Recs

Pop Recs LTD have announced what will be arguably their biggest gig to date as Scottish indie rockers Franz Ferdinand play the shop on Thursday March 27th. In what is undoubtedly a major coup for Pop Recs and the Sunderland music scene, Franz Ferdinand, most famous for their 2004 single […]

From left to right Sha Nazir, Brian Talbot, Mary Talbot, Jordan Smith, Jessica Rengart
and Dr Mel Gibson.

First Comic Con Festival for Sunderland

The North East Comic Book Festival, the first Comic Con in Sunderland, is to take place in the city this summer. The new event will be held at Sunderland Software Centre on August 9-10, where it will see comic book writers, artists and creators attend from all over Britain, making the North East […]