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Sun Plane by Allen Jones
20/10/2014 - 15:00
The painting ‘Sun Plane’ by Allen Jones which is part of the Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens art collections is to go on show at the Royal Academy of Arts as part of a retrospective of his...
20/10/2014 - 12:16
What the Artist Saw - The BP Portrait Awards at the National Portrait Gallery in 2014 – video courtesy of the National Portrait Gallery In its 35th year and 25th year of sponsorship by BP the...
05/10/2014 - 20:17
See it Do it Sunderland welcomed members of the National Portrait Gallery and BP to Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens for the preview of the BP Portrait Awards. Amongst the guests were; Pim...
03/10/2014 - 13:09
The BP Portrait Awards from the National Portrait Gallery opened to the public on Saturday 4 October at Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens. The BP Portrait Awards which this year attracted 2,377...
Sunderland’s Horticultural Shows 2014
02/10/2014 - 16:22
This year’s Seaburn Horticultural Show and Art and Craft Exhibition was an overwhelming success with giant vegetables, stunning blooms and an abundance of craft stalls for visitors to enjoy. The show...
Hylton Castle and the First World War
02/10/2014 - 15:40
A fantastic event took place at the 14th Century Castle as part of the city’s calendar of activities to commemorate the centenary of the start of the First World War. The fun family event marked the...
01/10/2014 - 19:11
The BP Portrait Awards from the National Portrait Gallery opens to the public this Saturday 4 October at Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens. We know people in the North East are going to...
Bryan Talbot is part of the Discover Series
27/09/2014 - 13:47
Respected figures from the North East and UK will once again descend on the University of Sunderland for this year’s free to attend Discover Series lectures. The talks will see household names from...

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