English Tourism Week 2019

Saturday, March 30, 2019 to Sunday, April 7, 2019

English Tourism Week 2019

An annual celebration of English tourism.

English Tourism Week: 30 March - 7 April 2019

Taking place in spring each year, English Tourism Week celebrates the value and quality of the great tourist attractions we have in England. 

We have an amazing selection of visitor attractions, hotels, shops, restaurants, cafe's and bars here in Sunderland and we want to shout out and tell everyone about them!

Many of our fabulous Sunderland attractions have got on board and joined in with this national campaign, and this means lots of lovely special offers for everyone to enjoy! 

Here is a list of participating venues with links to their special offers for the week - remember to keep popping back to visit this page as the list continues to grow daily!

Sunderland Heritage venues - Click here

Sunderland Libraries Service - Local studies history display. For more information Click here

Down at the Farm Competition time! - Win a season pass for a family of four! Competition will be drawn 4 April at 4pm! For more information Click here

Adventure Sunderland - One free kids place with every adult booking (subject to usual T's & C's and availability, just mention English Tourism week at time of booking).  For more information  Click here

The Lemonfield Hotel - £5.00 per night off the standard rate for any King size Delux Room (2 night minimum stay) if booked direct with the hotel.  Just quote English Tourism Week.  For more information Click here

Ashborne Guest House - £5.00 per night off the standard room rate (2 night minimum stay) if booked direct with the Guest House.  Just quote English Tourism Week.  For more information click here

Leonardo Da Vinci: A life in Drawing - In February 2019, to mark the 500th anniversary of the death of Leonardo da Vinci, 144 of the Renaissance master’s greatest drawings in the Royal Collection will go on display in 12 simultaneous exhibitions across the UK.  The Museum & Winter Gardens in Sunderland is one of these venues! For more information Click here

Illuminate Science: Family Day - Fabulous Easter Family Fun at The Museum & Winter Gardens. For more information Click here

Giant Lego Brick Animals - See giant LEGO sculptures sitting alongside their real-life cousins and meet three brilliant new models at WWT Washington! For more information Click here

Beauty and the Beast - Birmingham Royal Ballet present Beauty and the Beast at the Sunderland Empire! For more information Click here

Sunderland Empire Competition time! - To celebrate English Tourism Week Sunderland Empire and First steps intro to Ballet are giving away a pair of tickets to see Birmingham Royal Ballets production of Beauty and the Beast.  Competition will be drawn 28 March at 4pm! To enter the competition Click here

An evening with the Hairy Bikers - Join the Hairy Bikers for an epic night of food and conversation at the Sunderland Empire For more information Click here

I Weigh  - I Weigh is a brand new theatre show created by young people in response to the online ‘@i_weigh’ movement. Arts Centre Washington Tickets are £3 per young person / £5 per adult. For more information Click here

National Glass Centre NGC21 Exhibition To celebrate the National Glass Centre’s 21st birthday they will present an exhibition featuring the work of artists who have played a role in establishing Sunderland’s reputation as an international centre of excellence for glassFor more information Click here

Sunderland Bowl Special offer, 2 games of bowling, meal & drink for £10 Adults or £8 Juniors. Just quote 'English Tourism Week' at the time of booking. For more information Click here

Sunderland Empire Competition time! - To celebrate English Tourism Week Sunderland Empire are giving away a pair of tickets to see Fame - The Musical!  Competition will be drawn 4 April at 4pm! To enter the competition Click here

WWT Washington Wetlands Centre Competition time! - To celebrate English Tourism Week WWT Washington are giving away two family day passes. Competition will be drawn 4 April at 4pm! To enter the competition Click here

 

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Did you know?

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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