National Glass Centre



National Glass Centre and Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art!

Discover how glass arrived in Britain, how it’s made and why Sunderland has such a rich glass-making heritage.

In our exhibition spaces, you can marvel at some of the world’s finest contemporary glass and ceramic artists, as well as up and coming artists currently studying with the University of Sunderland.

The centre has a shop and café, The Glass Yard.


National Glass Centre 7 day weather forecast, weather in Sunderland, Tyne and Wear

Expect a temp in the range 14.6℃ to 17.9℃ with wind speed 7.8 m/sec (SSW)
Monday, Jun 27
Expect a temp in the range 12.6℃ to 13.6℃ with wind speed 5.9 m/sec (S)
Tuesday, Jun 28
Expect a temp in the range 9.7℃ to 11.4℃ with wind speed 3.8 m/sec (SSW)
Wednesday, Jun 29
Expect a temp in the range 13.2℃ to 14.6℃ with wind speed 5.9 m/sec (S)
Thursday, Jun 30
Expect a temp in the range 12.4℃ to 14℃ with wind speed 3.7 m/sec (SE)
Friday, Jul 01
Expect a temp in the range 9.6℃ to 12.2℃ with wind speed 2.9 m/sec (SW)
Saturday, Jul 02
Expect a temp in the range 11.3℃ to 13.2℃ with wind speed 3 m/sec (SW)

Sunderland weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

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