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12/12/2018 - 11:02
FREE METRO TRAVEL IS JUST THE TICKET FOR TINK THIS FESTIVE SEASON! Even Tink needs to rest her wings sometimes (oh yes she does!) and free Metro travel is set to be just the ticket for visitors...
11/12/2018 - 15:36
YOU SHALL GO TO THE BALL NEXT CHRISTMAS!   JUST ANNOUNCED - CINDERELLA AT SUNDERLAND EMPIRE FRIDAY 13 DECEMBER 2019 – SUNDAY 5 JANUARY 2020 Pantomime season is officially upon us and ahead of opening...
11/12/2018 - 15:21
SHOWING THIS JANUARY FOR ONE NIGHT ONLY AT SUNDERLAND EMPIRE! Next month Sunderland Empire has as a mix of one-night showstoppers that are set to take the stage by storm. First up and featuring eight...
Young Achievers 2019
06/12/2018 - 15:26
Youth Arts Exhibition: BRIGHT LIGHTS 1 February 2019-9 March 2019 CALL OUT FOR SUBMISSIONS CALL OUT FOR YOUNG CURATORS   Youth Arts Exhibition: BRIGHT LIGHTS (1 Feb 2019 - 9 Mar 2019) will be an...
06/12/2018 - 14:44
It's December, Christmas is almost upon us and the kids will soon be off school for 2 whole weeks!  The question 'whats on and where can we go' is in the air. Sunderland has plenty of things to see...
29/11/2018 - 13:56
The National Theatre production of WAR HORSE RETURNING TO SUNDERLAND EMPIRE   6 – 23 FEBRUARY 2019     CAST INCLUDES SCOTT MILLER AS ALBERT AND THE RETURN OF WEST END SONGPERSON and NEWCASTLE BORN...
29/11/2018 - 12:12
Proposals to develop new cafes/restaurants on the seafront are being put forward as part of its ongoing regeneration. The plans are included in a bid to the Coastal Communities Fund and are dependent...
29/11/2018 - 10:01
Reindeer Dash Volunteer opportunity Do you like Christmas? Enjoy working with people? Looking for event experience? If this sounds like you, then we need your help! The Reindeer Dash is a 1k indoor...

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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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