Arts & Culture

The Lion King
Arts Centre Washintgon Auditorium
In the heart of Washington the Arts Centre Washington hosts some fantastic music, theatre and art events and exhibitions. The Arts Centre Washington hosts music events of all types from jazz to grunge from folk to cutting edge electronic. Its stages have seen everything from the Bard to ballet,...
The Bunker is a music venue which also aims to develop music and arts in Sunderland. The Bunker has been a starting point for thousands of musicians and artists, many of whom have gone on to national and international stages. The Bunker has recording and rehearsal facilities and provides training,...
The Independent is a dedicated live music venue and club. In the heart of the city The Independent is a dedicated live music venue and club that has seen some of the biggest names such as Kasabian, Kaiser Chiefs, The View, Glasvegas, and the The Zutons grace its stage. It also hosts DJ sessions and...
This large gallery on the top floor of the library is a hidden gem. Its programme of art has gained great critical acclaim, often featuring the work of exciting emerging artists. Young children can channel their inspiration into creating their own masterpiece in the Drawing Room.
Pop Recs Ltd is an independent record shop, coffee shop, gallery and music venue. In the heart of the city Pop Recs Ltd is an award winning independent record shop, coffee shop, gallery and music venue ran by 'Frankie and the Heartstrings'. As a record shop Pop Recs Ltd can provide you with that...
The Royalty Theatre is ran entirely by volunteers and hosts regular dramatic productions. They stage seven plays each season (Sept to June) including a traditional family pantomime every December. Enjoy an evening of excellent live entertainment in a friendly, intimate atmosphere, with comfortable...
The Sculpture Trail, running along the final part of the C 2 C or Coast to Coast was created over a decade from 1991 to 2001 by sculptor Colin Wilbourn and writer Chaz Brenchley. Colin and Chaz worked with residents of Sunderland to create the trail which brings together Sunderland’s past and...
Sunderland Empire Theatre
Sunderland Empire Theatre brings big West End productions, drama, comedy and musicals into the heart of the city. It is the biggest theatre in the North East and guarantees an exciting programme of events, staging season after season of dazzling entertainment featuring West End musicals, classical...


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Roker beach is home to the unique 'cannonball' rock formations that were the inspiration for the seafront 'pods'.


Chance to win tickets to another fab night @SundEmpire full of #ElvisPresley classics. 4 hours 40 min ago
RT @TheatreSpaceNE: Quite a crowd for Hamlet night 3. One last chance to catch it Sunday 7pm Roker Park. Beach entrance. Near the pods! h… 4 hours 48 min ago
RT @_V_Gibson_: A spot of Shakespeare this eve, courtesy of @TheatreSpaceNE. Can't wait guys, break a leg! 6 hours 23 min ago
A nice evening for a walk in the park. And if you are in Roker Park you can enjoy theatre as well. @TheatreSpaceNE 7 hours 47 min ago
We hear that last admissions to #TallShip Stavros S Niarchos is at 4.15pm today. Hope everyone who got there had a great time :-) 9 hours 1 min ago
Get on board the #TallShip Stavros S Niarchos. Open to the public for the next hour and half or so. Be quick! 9 hours 42 min ago
Good to hear that, looks like it was and thanks for sharing the pics :-) 9 hours 55 min ago
Happy #IndependenceDay from #Washington England. Flying the flag at the ancestral home of George Washington. @POTUS 10 hours 3 min ago
RT @PortSunderland: Don't forget we have a real #TallShip in port today and open to the public. 10 hours 4 min ago
RT @MissJillRose: The sun is shining on Stavros S Niarchos 10 hours 44 min ago

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