Things to see and do

Sunderland has a whole host of attractions and events, offering a fun-packed family day out, and many are free.

Spending time, rather than money, as a family is so important; sharing experiences and creating lasting memories. Sunderland has a surprising mix of fun things to see and do indoors and out, as well as good value places to eat and drink that can keep the whole family happy and entertained.

Did you know?

2013 marked 21 years since Sunderland city status from HM The Queen, on 23rd March 1992.


RT : Want to find out how to support the bid? Visit for more details! 1 day 12 hours ago
RT : From Fri 23 - Sun 25 June, come down to rec ground Seaburn for a family fun weekend of celebrating the Armed Forces… 3 days 9 hours ago
RT : Join our History Heroes Family Trail to find out amazing facts about Sunderland’s history heroes and win a prize >… 6 days 22 hours ago
Did you know National starts tomorrow? We've got plenty of spots to choose from, where's your favourit… 1 week 1 day ago
English Youth Ballet present Swan Lake this weekend 1 week 3 days ago
Wow! So much going on this year, get the date in your diary! 1 week 4 days ago
Classic Car Show at Seaburn today until 4pm 1 week 5 days ago
Consider it done! 1 week 5 days ago
Fancy a bit of drama next week? New show by amateur theatre group 1 week 5 days ago
Fantastic footage of Those views! 2 weeks 10 hours ago
Looking for something different to do on a weekend? Great idea for a Father's Day out too, Rainton Meadows, June 18… 2 weeks 18 hours ago
The is looking fantastic after £1m refurbishment and has got 4 stars to go with it… 2 weeks 3 days ago
RT : Would you like to volunteer with us? Find out more at 2 weeks 6 days ago
Sign up now for the BIG Bike Ride on 11 June. Online registrations close this weekend. 3 weeks 16 hours ago
Going to be a great launch night at this year 3 weeks 1 day ago


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