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23/10/2018 - 13:54
Great News!  After essential maintainance work was completed last week, the Art Gallery on level 2 of the Museum and Winter Gardens has now re-opened.  So if you haven't already had the opportunity...
11/10/2018 - 15:21
The Fans Museum which is housed in the former Monkwearmouth Station Museum has announced that prior to its official opening it will be open for all Home League matches.  The Museum has an outstanding...
11/10/2018 - 14:14
CLUB TROPICANA THE MUSICAL TO HIT SUNDERLAND EMPIRE IN 2019! Joe McElderry, Neil McDermott, Kate Robbins, Emily Tierney and Amelle Berrabah   SUNDERLAND EMPIRE: 20 – 25 MAY 2019   Star casting is...
09/10/2018 - 12:24
Unfortunately, due to unforeseen circumstances the Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens Art Gallery is currently closed to the public. This means there is no access to the following exhibitions;  ...
08/10/2018 - 13:05
A huge illuminated dome will take centre stage at this year’s Festival of Light in Roker Park during the annual Sunderland Illuminations. Measuring 18 metres across the ‘Sunderland Sphere' is a new...
05/10/2018 - 11:24
Sunderland Culture will be part of Pages of the Sea, Danny Boyle’s commission for 14-18 NOW to mark the centenary of Armistice Day. On 11 November 2018, the public is invited to gather on beaches...
02/10/2018 - 12:32
THE 50th ANNIVERSARY PRODUCTION DIRECTED BY JONATHAN O’BOYLE COMES TO SUNDERLAND EMPIRE THEATRE 6TH - 11TH MAY 2019 Following the critically-acclaimed 50th anniversary production of Hair – The...
27/09/2018 - 12:01
The main entrance to Sunderland Museum, Library and Winter Gardens will be temporarily closed from next Monday 1 October to allow for major improvements to the shop/reception area and Museum Street....

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Mowbray Park in Sunderland city centre is one of the oldest parks in the North East. Restored to its former Victorian splendour, it has an intriguing array of art works.

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