Lucie Simon

Emeli Sandé announced as University’s Chancellor

Emeli Sandé announced as University’s Chancellor

Emeli Sandé MBE, the multi-platinum selling singer and songwriter, is to become the University of Sunderland’s new Chancellor, following in the footsteps of Steve Cram CBE who steps down after 11 years in the role.   Emeli will be installed as Chancellor in a ceremony to be held during the University’s summer Academic Awards on […]

 Northern Lights

EA SPORTS to remove Adam Johnson from FIFA 16

EA SPORTS to remove Adam Johnson from FIFA 16

EA SPORTS creators behind the worldwide popular football game FIFA 16 (which Johnson is part of), have announced that they have removed Johnson from the active rosters of Sunderland AFC and England National football teams. Former Sunderland footballer, Adam Johnson, was found guilty of one count of sexual activity with a 15-year-old and cleared of […]

 Henry Ranson

Total War: Warhammer announced

Total War: Warhammer announced

Sega and developers Creative Assembly have announced that the latest game to be developed in the Total War series will be set in the Warhammer universe. Spawned from a deal between Creative Assembly and Games Workshop back in 2012, the new release was revealed in a quote by Creative Assembly’s Mike Simpson in The Art […]

 

Tyneside Cinema's new bar and cafe to open this week

Tyneside Cinema's new bar and cafe to open this week

Those of you who have visited the Tyneside Cinema over the last year will no doubt be aware of the 80p voluntary surcharge that was added to all tickets, and the subsequent appeal which was receiving the proceeds. Well, after all the scrimping, saving, and fundraising, the fruits of the labour are to be finally revealed […]

 Neale McGeever

National Glass Centre Celebrates Anniversary With £1million Funding Success

National Glass Centre Celebrates Anniversary With £1million Funding Success

The National Glass Centre and University Of Sunderland have been awarded £1,045,891 as part of the Art Council England’s National portfolio which should secure the Glass Centre’s future until 2018. This comes a year after the centre was re-opened, following a £2.3 million re-development.  The centre has so far seen 200,000 visitors and are set […]

 Josh Hollis

Pet Shop Boys announce special Gateshead show

Pet Shop Boys announce special Gateshead show

The North East will witness a glorious electro-pop homecoming this September as the Pet Shop Boys return to the North East to play a special show at Sage Gateshead as part of their spectacular 2014 Electric Tour. The September 2 show will kick off a fantastic run of performances, concerts and announcements to celebrate the […]

 Josh Hollis

Holmeside Coffee Celebrates Club Success

Holmeside Coffee Celebrates Club Success

Holmeside Coffee is celebrating the on-going success of its film, book and writing clubs, cementing its place as a creative hub in Sunderland. Those behind the independent coffee shop have been impressed by the response to these gatherings, which have often seen the venue at full capacity, drawing enthusiastic crowds looking to engage with the […]

 Sarah Lester

Wolfenstein: New Order – Bethesda Studio Rewrite History In FPS Blockbuster

Wolfenstein: New Order – Bethesda Studio Rewrite History In FPS Blockbuster

  Ever wondered what the world would’ve been like if the Nazi’s won World War II? If you’re more of a gamer than a bookworm, and you’d rather act out those moments than read them in Robert Harris’ Fatherland, you will be pleased with the upcoming release of Wolfenstein’s newest instalment, The New Order. With […]

 Jonny Lindsay

Luminous – The Horrors Announce New Album

Luminous – The Horrors Announce New Album

The Horrors have revealed their fourth album Luminous will be released on May 5 after deciding to delay the release from September 2013. You can order the Southend-based, neo-psychedelia, post-punk band’s album in three different versions, which range in price from £10 to £22 on the band’s official website. The five-piece band, who formed all […]

 Mark McConville

Snoop Dogg Announces Middlesbrough Town Hall Gig. No, Really

Snoop Dogg Announces Middlesbrough Town Hall Gig. No, Really

American hip-hop star Snoop Dogg is to headline an outdoor concert in Middlesbrough this summer. The performance, on June 9, is the result of months of hard work by Teesside-based organisers Loose Cannon. This announcements follows news that US rap group Public Enemy will be headlining Stockton Weekender this year, alongside Happy Mondays. Snoop Dogg, now […]