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Penshaw Monument
24/03/2020 - 16:09
Landmarks across Sunderland are being lit blue In a symbolic show of support for the NHS and health care workers. From dusk tonight, The National Trust owned Penshaw Monument, and Sunderland City...
Big 3K Run
18/03/2020 - 13:35
In response to the current situation with regards to the Covid-19 virus the Active Sunderland BIG 3K run will now take place on  Sunday 27th September 2020  as part of the Run Weekend.  The 5k ,10k...
Penshaw Bowl - Cancelled
18/03/2020 - 12:04
With regret, Sunderland City Council announces the cancellation of Penshaw Bowl and the Active Sunderland Festival that was due to take place on Thursday 9 April We understand this news will be...
Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens
18/03/2020 - 11:04
Following careful consideration, Sunderland City Council has taken the difficult decision to close the following venues or to cancel or postpone events, please see below: .    Facility closures for...
School of Rock The Musical
27/02/2020 - 10:45
THE BAND ARE HITTING THE ROAD! Sunderland Empire Monday 29 November - Saturday 4 December 2021 School of Rock - The Musical, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s smash hit, award-winning West End show, will go on a...
La Boheme
16/01/2020 - 10:10
Has your dog got star quality? If your pet pooch is the canine equivalent of Brad Pitt or Scarlett Johansson, then they could win a place in the spotlight in the beautiful and romantic opera La...
Museum Shop Sunday
28/11/2019 - 13:05
Sunderland celebrates Museum Shop Sunday Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens and National Glass Centre will be joining over 1,000 cultural organisations worldwide on Sunday 1 December by putting...
20/11/2019 - 10:39
Exciting times are ahead for one of Sunderland’s most visually iconic buildings. The elephants of the Frank Caws Elephant Tea Room building are getting ready to trumpet the beginning of an exciting...


Did you know?

Sunderland's Friendship Agreement with Washington DC makes us the only city in Europe to enjoy such a relationship with the world's most powerful city. Washington Old Hall is home to the direct ancestors of the first president of the United States of America.


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