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07/05/2019 - 13:07
New figures revealed today show that Sunderland is set to welcome more than 30,000 people from outside the city, as the Spice Girls descend on the Stadium of Light.  Ticket sales figures shared by...
30/04/2019 - 11:26
Some of the biggest musical names in chart history are returning  to the stage at Herrington Country Park this summer. The ‘Let’s Rock’ outdoor music festival celebrating some of the UK’s biggest...
30/04/2019 - 11:02
WWT Washington have recorded their highest ever number of avocet on site Avocet are achieving all sorts of new records this year despite the breeding season only just beginning for these regionally...
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18/04/2019 - 15:17
More and more people are signing up for this year's Active Sunderland BIG 3K Run - many to help raise money for charity. Among these fun-d raising runners are members of the Supporters of Fulwell...
18/04/2019 - 11:29
GET READY TO SPICE UP YOUR LIFE! Didn’t manage to snap up tickets to the Spice Girls or fancy a warm up ahead of the big gig at the Stadium of the Light? Well, get set to spice up your life when...
17/04/2019 - 10:56
SUNDERLAND LIBRARIES AND ACCLAIMED THEATRE COMPANY JOIN FORCES TO BRING ‘PLAYS IN THE PARKS’ BACK TO THE CITY. Theatre Space North East’s ‘Expedition Control’ are delighted to announce the return of...
16/04/2019 - 13:45
Newcastle International Airport has launched a new inbound tourism website for the North East – which aims to increase the number of visitors to the region. As part of an innovative strategy, which...
16/04/2019 - 09:41
The Royal Air Force has confirmed which of its aircraft and displays will be performing at this year's Sunderland Airshow. Taking to the skies over the three day event July (26-28) will be displays...

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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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