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06/07/2018 - 08:15
With less than a week to go until the Tall Ships Races in Sunderland, new research reveals that visitor numbers, visitor spend and the number of people employed by tourism in the city are all on the...
04/07/2018 - 15:12
The new Seafront webcam is now live!  Situated at the top of the lighthouse with an enviable vista the webcam can be moved to view various locations along our beautiful coastline which offer...
03/07/2018 - 14:17
“ROCK OF AGES”   KEVIN KENNEDY TO PLAY ‘DENNIS’, ZOE BIRKETT ‘JUSTICE’, JODIE STEELE ‘SHERRIE’, LUKE WALSH ‘DREW’, LUCAS RUSH ‘LONNY’, ANDREW CARTHY ‘FRANZ’ VAS CONSTANTI ‘HERTZ’ AND RHIANNON...
29/06/2018 - 10:11
The 30th Sunderland Airshow is ready to go with a with a weekend of musical entertainment adding to the mix of attractions and events. ( 27,28,29 July) The stage has already been set for top flight...
28/06/2018 - 10:46
SUNDERLAND IS PAYING ITS ANNUAL TRIBUTE to the military by raising the flag to support Armed Forces Day (30 June). Armed Forces Day helps mark the annual, national celebratory programme of events and...
21/06/2018 - 11:29
Thursday 12 July, 5.20pm - 5.40pm. St Peter’s Riverside Stage (Event Zone C) SHIPS AHOY! The all-star celebrity cast of Peter Pan will be sailing into Sunderland to launch Sunderland Empire’s high...
19/06/2018 - 12:31
Hair was big, shoulders were padded and mobile phones were shaped like bricks and weighed a tonne! Take a fun-packed trip back in time to the electric 80’s with the world premiere of Club Tropicana...
14/06/2018 - 14:09
Those Terrible Tudors and Awful Egyptians are heading for Sunderland Empire, 21 – 24 November 2018 with two hilarious shows featuring eye-popping 3D special effects! In 1993, the first of Terry...

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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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