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  1. Your Country Needs You: World War 1 Posters at Monkwearmouth Station Museum : This link opens in a new window

    "Your Country Needs You"

    Saturday 15 March 2014   |  Monkwearmouth Station Museum |  View on map

    First World War Posters at Monkwearmouth Station Museum on display until Sunday 2 November.

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  2. A new display celebrating the 100th anniversary of the death of Sir Joseph Wilson Swan will be at Sunderland’s Museum and Winter Gardens : This link opens in a new window

    Sir Joseph Wilson Swan a Sunderland hero

       |  Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens |  View on map

    Until 7 September, you can see a display celebrating the 100th anniversary of the death of Sir Joseph Wilson Swan, inventor of the incandescent light bulb.

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  3. Lenticular Butterflies by De La Torre Brothers at the National Glass Centre : This link opens in a new window

    3 Solo Shows Revised

    Saturday 17 May 2014   |  National Glass Centre |  View on map

    Until Sunday 14 September, you can see solo shows from three different artists working in glass.

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  4. Happiness is a New Idea : This link opens in a new window

    Happiness is a New Idea

    Saturday 31 May 2014   |  City Library and Arts Centre |  View on map

    Until April 2017, 'Happiness is a New Idea' is a building-wide exhibition that is a collaboration between the City Library and Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art.

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    • Family friendly
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  5. The Earl of Durham's Monument, better known as the Penshaw Monument. : This link opens in a new window

    Take a tour to the top

    Friday 18 April 2014   |  Penshaw Monument

    From Good Friday to the end of September, The National Trust opens the spiral staircase hidden inside one of the Penshaw Monument's pillars each weekend and bank holiday.

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  6. War Games at Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens : This link opens in a new window

    War Games

    Saturday 17 May 2014   |  Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens |  View on map

    Until Sunday 14 September, War Games (hot from the V & A Museum of Childhood) explores how children re-enact war through imaginative play.

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    • Family friendly
    • Wheelchair / pushchair accessible
  7. A thousand baubles for Glass in the Garden at National Glass Centre : This link opens in a new window

    Glass in the Garden

    Monday 21 July 2014   |  National Glass Centre |  View on map

    We're creating 1,000 baubles for The Alnwick Garden's stunning glass bauble Christmas tree and we need your help from 21 July to 31 August 2014!

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  8. Fruit and Vegetables : This link opens in a new window

    Farmers Markets

    Friday 22 August 2014   |  Market Square

    Featuring delicious meats, venison and game, homemade treats including cakes and pies, fresh winter vegetables, free range and organic goods, and sweet and spicy treats - there is something for everyone.

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    • Family friendly
    • Wheelchair / pushchair accessible
  9. Sikh Akali-Nihang turban (dastaar boonga), 21st Century. © The Trustees of the British Museum : This link opens in a new window

    The Sikh Fortress Turban - A Star Loan

    Saturday 23 August 2014   |  Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens |  View on map

    The Sikh Fortress Turban, a spotlight loan from the British Museum, is on display from Saturday 23 August to Sunday 16 November 2014.

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    • Family friendly
    • Wheelchair / pushchair accessible
  10. Blood Brothers at Arts Centre Washington : This link opens in a new window

    Blood Brothers

    Thursday 28 August 2014   |  Arts Centre Washington |  View on map

    Washington Theatre Group presents the stage play that inspired the hit musical by Willy Russell.

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    • Wheelchair / pushchair accessible