here and here. And while the big guns are out on the sea front, the Stadium of Light, Mowbray Park with all kinds of great stuff going on, it's often the little things, the quiet things that I like the best.
Here's one of them.
If you're interested in the history and heritage of Sunderland, you might like this event which is taking place this weekend - June 8 and 9 2013. It's the Heritage Open Weekend and takes place at the Sunderland Antiquarian and Heritage Centre on Douro Terrace in sunny Sunderland.
For more information check out www.sunderland-antiquarians.org
And if Sunderland history and heritage floats your boat, you might want to have a look at this.
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