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The history of the Winter Gardens Museum

The Winter Gardens Museum was established in 1846 in the Athenaeum Building on Fawcett Street and was the first municipally funded museum in the country outside of London. 446 more words

Sunderland

Spring Festival Preparations

The band has been busy preparing for the The 94th Spring Brass Band Festival over the past few weeks. This year the band are taking part in the Senior Trophy contest playing Frank Wright’s classic arrangement of… 28 more words

Freckleton

See: the Winter Gardens

Alongside the museum are the Winter gardens. In simple terms, it’s basically a huge greenhouse full of tropical plants but I really enjoy it!

There’s a lovely little pond at the bottom with seats to sit and watch the fish swimming round and the mini waterfall trickling in – very tranquil. 82 more words

Sunderland

Adam Little triumphs after 15 months out.

Blackpool Welterweight prospect Adam Little returns from 15 month lay-off to beat George Watson on Points.

The Newcastle challenger came down to Blackpool’s Winter Gardens hoping to halt Little’s recuperation by beating him over six three-minute rounds. 180 more words

Sheffield Baby!!!

 

After having just recovered from a marvellous weekend in Sheffield (a tip top northern city!) I thought I would share some of the sights and experiences of the place! 228 more words

Art

What I Remember About Charlie Louvin

Many of you are going to hate this, but not all of you. If all of you hated this type of post, I wouldn’t do them. 181 more words

Thoughts

Winter Interest

When it’s cold and the snow just keeps coming and you’re so ready for spring, the loveliest thing to see is a beautiful witchhazel in bloom, promising spring just around the corner. 63 more words

Cornelian Dogwoods