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24/08/2017 - 09:33
Sunderland Stages are on a mission to bring unique theatre and performance to amazing places and spaces in Sunderland; attend a show and you know you’re in for a really good but different day or...
21/08/2017 - 11:46
New research reveals that visitor numbers, visitor spend and the number of people employed by tourism in the city have all increased. The latest statistics received by the City Council through the...
25/07/2017 - 12:40
A new event bringing together vintage buses, traction engines, commercial vehicles, classic cars and motorbikes will take place at Sunderland seafront this weekend. Organisers the North East Bus...
07/07/2017 - 10:20
Sunderland International Airshow takes place from 21- 23 July, and hospitality packages are now on sale to make the experience even more special. From relaxed comfort to exclusive luxury, there's...
27/06/2017 - 15:16
HMS Ocean will say a fond farewell to Sunderland next month in an emotional six day visit. The Royal Navy’s Fleet Flagship will be alongside the Port of Sunderland from July 6-11 to pay tribute to...
25/05/2017 - 12:07
One of Sunderland's leading hotels has received a prestigious fourth star from the AA following a £1million refurbishment. The Roker Hotel recently unveiled 43 brand new en-suite rooms as part of the...
11/04/2017 - 11:54
The Royal Shakespeare Company has announced that its multi award-winning production of Matilda The Musical will embark on a UK and Ireland tour in 2018-2019 with a North East debut at Sunderland...
04/04/2017 - 10:21
This year the unmistakeable roar of the RAF Typhoon Display Team  will once again ring out at the Sunderland International Airshow. Starting with its traditional spectacular launch at Cliffe Park on...

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Perhaps Sunderland's most prominent landmark is Penshaw Monument. It was built in 1844 in honour of the first Earl of Durham, John George Lambton. Penshaw was modelled on Theseion, the Temple of Thesus in Athens.

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