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24/08/2018 - 09:10
ROKER PIER NAMED ONE OF 10 BEST IN THE WORLD   SUNDERLAND'S Roker Pier has been named one of the world's 10 best piers by Guardian readers. They put the Grade II listed pier up alongside piers in...
22/08/2018 - 13:50
ARE YOU READY TO ‘MOVE IT, MOVE IT’ TO SUNDERLAND EMPIRE!   A roaring summer is set to continue next week when Madagascar the Musical hits the Sunderland Empire stage from Tue 28 Aug – Sat 1 Sept...
22/08/2018 - 13:24
HISTORIC MONUMENT CELEBRATES BIG MILESTONE  It’s full steam ahead this August bank holiday weekend as a North East museum is opening its doors to celebrate a special anniversary event. Ryhope Engines...
22/08/2018 - 12:36
HISTORIC HYLTON CASTLE will provide the perfect backdrop for an English Civil War battle re-enactment this August Bank Holiday weekend. A cast and crew of more than 300 people from the English Civil...
22/08/2018 - 11:06
ROKER PIER TUNNEL AND LIGHTHOUSE OPENS TO TOURS   ONE of Sunderland's best loved landmarks is opening its doors to the public for the first time in its history. After years of planning and a number...
02/08/2018 - 11:08
Peter Pan’s Lost Boys hunt for golden panto tickets! There is treasure to be had in the Bridges shopping centre this summer! The newly opened indoor beach today launched a hook-tastic competition...
02/08/2018 - 09:50
Mayor & Consort's Annual Charity Golf Day and 'Civic' at home 2018   Friday 3rd August 2018 9am registration and 10am tee off at the George Washington Hotel, Golf & Spa, Stone Cellar Road,...
26/07/2018 - 15:28
FIRST LOOK AT MADAGASCAR THE MUSICAL STARRING X-FACTOR WINNER MATT TERRY Are you ready to GO wild? First look at Madagascar the Musical which is heading to Sunderland Empire in just one month for a...

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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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