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25/07/2018 - 10:26
Get ready to start Defying Gravity! WICKED, the West End and Broadway musical sensation that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, returns to Sunderland Empire in just 6 weeks for...
19/07/2018 - 10:10
CROONERS Footballer hangs up his boots and puts on his tap shoes! Former Manchester City, Wrexham and Northern Ireland midfielder Jim Whitley has exchanged his football boots for tap shoes as he...
17/07/2018 - 13:26
RHOD GILBERT The Book of John                                                       UK TOUR - BRAND NEW LIVE SHOW FOR 2019 PRESALE to ATG Theatre Card- 10am, Weds 18 JULY.  GENERAL SALE - 10am, Fri...
11/07/2018 - 11:53
VIEWS ACROSS THE RIVER; A new webcam will share views of Sunderland's historic East End from across the river at the Sculpture Trail   A NEW RIVERSIDE WEBCAM will provide live pictures from one of...
10/07/2018 - 13:53
CASTING ANNOUNCED! Kinky Boots, the winner of every major Best Musical award, is pleased to announce casting for the upcoming UK tour. Kayi Ushe will play the role of Lola, Paula Lane, known for her...
06/07/2018 - 11:42
Transport plans are in place to help people get to and from this year's Sunderland Airshow with as much travelling ease as possible. A huge part of the event planning goes into organising the...
06/07/2018 - 08:15
With less than a week to go until the Tall Ships Races in Sunderland, new research reveals that visitor numbers, visitor spend and the number of people employed by tourism in the city are all on the...
04/07/2018 - 15:12
The new Seafront webcam is now live!  Situated at the top of the lighthouse with an enviable vista the webcam can be moved to view various locations along our beautiful coastline which offer...

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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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