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Geocaching Easter Egg Hunt in Sunderland brought to you by Thorntons
13/03/2015 - 16:23
A unique event is taking place this year in the form of a nationwide Easter Egg Hunt, making use of the untapped method of ‘geocaching’. If you’re not familiar with geocaching, in its simplest form...
Black Cats’ Stories
13/03/2015 - 13:18
Black Cats’ Stories is a ground-breaking project, creating a snapshot of what football means to the people of Wearside, through digital storytelling.  Over a series of six workshops, Sunderland AFC...
A tale of feminine bravery over male aggression hangs in Sunderland Museum’s Victorian Gallery
10/03/2015 - 14:05
The painting of ‘Esther Denouncing Haman to King Ahasuerus’ in Sunderland Museum’s permanent Victorian collection appears as if it is a mise-en-scene from a Hollywood biblical epic. Esther, risking...
Big noise in the North
27/02/2015 - 17:31
Sunderland will be bold as brass next weekend, Friday 6 March to Sunday 8 March, when the Great North Big Band Jazz Festival returns to the city for its 12th successive year. This year the festival...
Washington ‘F’ Pit dates for the diary
27/02/2015 - 16:47
Washington ‘F’ Pit dates for the diary This year Washington ‘F’ Pit is open more frequently so that everyone can take the opportunity to visit this remarkable monument to the region’s coal mining...
Arts Council England cash boost for Arts Centre Washington
27/02/2015 - 16:26
Leading local arts venue Arts Centre Washington has been awarded a total of £257,609 from Arts Council England and The National Lottery The funding will be used to substantially improve facilities ....
26/02/2015 - 20:03
An award winning adaption of Homer’s masterpiece ‘The Odyssey’ comes to Arts Centre Washington on Thursday 26 March. But Theatre Ad Infinitum’s production ‘Odyssey’ is an epic story with a difference...
The Caravan Gallery rolls into the NGCA Sunderland
26/02/2015 - 19:52
In March 2015, artists The Caravan Gallery will reveal work citywide across Sunderland in conjunction with both a major exhibition of their work at Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art, and a new...

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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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