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The Bridges shopping centre in Sunderland

The Bridges to introduce 'busking'

The Bridges shopping centre is opening its doors to musicians for the first time by setting up a new busking initiative. The scheme will see artists from across the country playing music inside the shopping centre in Sunderland city centre. Both local and national musicians are being given the opportunity […]

David Parfitt. Photo Credit: Ganesh Rao.

Wearsiders meet Sunderland Oscar Winner

[soundcloud url=”″] Wearsiders met Sunderland’s only Oscar winner David Parfitt at the University of Sunderland’s Murray Library on Thursday night. About 80 people was given a special screening of his latest film, The Whisper Times. It is a story, set during the First World War, about a newspaper that was […]