Arts & Culture
Following careful consideration, Sunderland City Council has taken the difficult decision to close Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens for the foreseeable future. We will review the situation on a weekly basis and further updates will be provided We would like to sincerely apologise for...
Did you know?
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.