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Liberty Way, Sunderland, SR6 0GL

Open Daily 10:00 - 17:00 Call: 0191 515 5555

Separator National Glass Centre is part of the University of Sunderland
  • St Peter's

Benedict Biscop

Available all year round

Travel back in time 1300 years and meet the man who introduced the art of glassmaking to the Anglo-Saxons. Visit St Peter’s Church and see what’s left of the monastery built by Benedict Biscop, find out about the lives of the monks who lived there including the Venerable Bede and the importance of the site to Sunderland’s glassmaking heritage. Back in the National Glass Centre, get hands-on with our glass handling collection and learn more about Biscop and Bede in our interactive Stories of Glass in Sunderland exhibition.

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