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05/10/2014 - 20:17
See it Do it Sunderland welcomed members of the National Portrait Gallery and BP to Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens for the preview of the BP Portrait Awards. Amongst the guests were; Pim...
03/10/2014 - 13:09
The BP Portrait Awards from the National Portrait Gallery opened to the public on Saturday 4 October at Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens. The BP Portrait Awards which this year attracted 2,377...
Sunderland’s Horticultural Shows 2014
02/10/2014 - 16:22
This year’s Seaburn Horticultural Show and Art and Craft Exhibition was an overwhelming success with giant vegetables, stunning blooms and an abundance of craft stalls for visitors to enjoy. The show...
Hylton Castle and the First World War
02/10/2014 - 15:40
A fantastic event took place at the 14th Century Castle as part of the city’s calendar of activities to commemorate the centenary of the start of the First World War. The fun family event marked the...
01/10/2014 - 19:11
The BP Portrait Awards from the National Portrait Gallery opens to the public this Saturday 4 October at Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens. We know people in the North East are going to...
Bryan Talbot is part of the Discover Series
27/09/2014 - 13:47
Respected figures from the North East and UK will once again descend on the University of Sunderland for this year’s free to attend Discover Series lectures. The talks will see household names from...
Green Parks Award Sunderland
30/07/2014 - 11:13
Sunderland's award winning parks are hoisting Green Flags again this week as marks of their environmental excellence. Green flags are awarded annually by national environmental and conservation...
Sunderland Airshow 2014
27/06/2014 - 11:14
The 2014 Sunderland International Airshow was launched at a special event at Newcastle International Airport with the help of the Royal Air Force Tucano Display Team. This year the display Tucano has...

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L.S. Lowry spent his holidays in Sunderland at Seaburn, painting scenes of the coast, port and coal mines. The city is the home to one of the best collections of L.S. Lowry paintings in England.

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Looking for a great family day out in a friendly, exciting city by the sea? Looking for fascinating museums, cute wildlife and plenty of space for your little ones to run off their excess energy? Look no more because Sunderland ticks all those boxes and more. Here are our ten best things for all of the family to do in Sunderland.

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