What's on at Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens

Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens

Events and exhibitions at Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens.

The International Garden Photographer of the Year
23/04/2016 to 26/06/2016
International Garden Photographer of the Year is the world’s premier competition and exhibition specialising in garden, plant, flower and botanical photography. Run in association with the Royal...
Jurassic Gardens
26/04/2016 to 30/09/2016
Hidden amongst the lush vegetation of our indoor garden a whole series of amazing dinosaur models are waiting to be discovered. See a baby T Rex as it hatches from its giant egg, watch a stegosaurus...
James Maskrey - Heroic Endeavours
26/04/2016 to 30/09/2016
James Maskrey has a career in hot glass spanning over 20 years. He has exhibited widely internationally and has own work with inclusion in many public and private collections including the Victoria...
Charles Muir: Botanical Drawings
24/05/2016 to 12/06/2016
Charles Muir was born in Sunderland in 1898 and had a long and varied career as a freelance artist. At the outbreak of World War 1 he joined the Royal Field Artillery, 50th (Northumbrian) Division as...
28/05/2016 to 26/06/2016
Mega Bug Hunt Saturday 28 May – Sunday 26 June Museum opening hours Can you find all the giant bugs hiding around the Museum and Winter Gardens? Find them all to crack the code and reveal a secret...
Magical Gardens Wednesday 1 June 11am – 12.30pm & 1.30pm – 3pm (drop in) Create a miniature garden inspired by magical worlds including fairy dells, pirate dens or wizard castles. The event is...
Habitat Hats Friday 3 June 11am – 12.30pm & 1.30pm – 3pm (drop in) Create your own incredible habitat hat inspired by forests, ponds or gardens, decorated with flowers, plants and animals. The...
Join the members of the Sunderland branch of the Knitting and Crochet Guild in the Textile Traditions Gallery as they demonstrate traditional skills of knitting and crochet. Bring your own projects...


Did you know?

L.S. Lowry spent his holidays in Sunderland at Seaburn, painting scenes of the coast, port and coal mines. The city is the home to one of the best collections of L.S. Lowry paintings in England.


So much going on in Sunderland this week... Including https://t.co/g9vikoSy1F 19 hours 36 min ago
The countdown to is on! https://t.co/RP4deTBWoG https://t.co/66GS1nQbRw 19 hours 44 min ago
Looking very pleasant down at tonight too: https://t.co/2kfDF2KeBe 1 day 9 hours ago
Plenty of people out in the evening sun at Penshaw Monument... With views like this it's hardly surprising! https://t.co/EYz5boXX4O 1 day 11 hours ago
RT : opens 2moro! See a sneak peek @ https://t.co/bZo9s4KiXk For tix & info go 2 https://t.co/oK3J3zSwZl https://t.co/EHy7j3jTmh 1 day 14 hours ago
RT : Lovely bike ride this morning along our coast https://t.co/rNB4lPtFEf 1 day 15 hours ago
RT : Our duckery is 20 tomorrow! Since opening, there's been over 1,600 ducklings, goslings & flaming-lings reared there! https://t.co/yg5dbHQpzj 4 days 13 hours ago
RT : literature, art and creative enthusiasts come along to this free event next week! https://t.co/FrNW4RcPG1 4 days 15 hours ago
More Bank Holiday action for you early planners, some amazing industrial heritage on show at Ryhope Engine Museum... https://t.co/iF8Zd82SQJ 4 days 19 hours ago
Making plans for BH wknd yet? This event at Roker sounds an ideal way to tire out your youngsters... and it’s free! https://t.co/dcD5fQSTFX 4 days 19 hours ago
Big thanks to and for helping us celebrate the Blue Flag award for Roker and Seaburn. https://t.co/zIRoS2dlzb 5 days 13 hours ago
If only the weather was this good right now! Congrats on a great pic https://t.co/5AHkxP6zGN 5 days 18 hours ago
RT : Come on in – water's lovely! Blue Flags for Seaburn & Roker beaches... https://t.co/m5sEuDpPev 5 days 19 hours ago
Great news for our beaches at Roker and Seaburn today, both have been awarded Blue Flags https://t.co/4nE4eVwOH0 https://t.co/810mMFozPr 5 days 20 hours ago
Some travel advice for England vs Australia warm up match on 27 May https://t.co/CKFrytEc7X 6 days 17 hours ago


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