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21/03/2019 - 12:07
Sunderland is to host three of the World Transplant Games' sporting events when the largest organ donation event in the world comes to the North East this summer. The World Transplant Games which are...
21/03/2019 - 11:41
To help Sunderland celebrate English Tourism Week 30 March - 7 April 2019  See it Do it have teamed up with the fabulous Down at the farm to offer you the chance to win a season pass for a family of...
21/03/2019 - 08:59
To help Sunderland celebrate English Tourism Week 30 March - 7 April 2019  See it Do it have teamed up with the fantastic Sunderland Empire and First steps intro to Ballet to offer you the chance to...
20/03/2019 - 14:37
To help Sunderland celebrate English Tourism Week 30 March - 7 April 2019  See it Do it have teamed up with the wonderful WWT Washington Wetlands Centre to offer you the chance to win one of two...
19/03/2019 - 14:16
To help Sunderland celebrate English Tourism Week 30 March - 7 April 2019  See it Do it have teamed up with the fantastic Sunderland Empire to offer you the chance to win a pair of tickets to see...
04/03/2019 - 16:20
We're looking for ice-cream sellers for this year's Sunderland Airshow, taking place over the beautiful coastal resorts of Roker and Seaburn on 26-28 July. For more information, see the document...
28/02/2019 - 12:07
Get set for a gin thing this spring as Sunderland Empire raise the curtain on their very first gin event with Poetic License Distillery. A limited number of tickets have gone on sale today (Thursday...
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26/02/2019 - 16:34
Did you know that it's International Women's Day on 8th March? Sunderland has it's fair share of strong, inspirational women who have worked towards a more gender-balanced world. We have featured ...

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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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