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There is always something to see and do in Sunderland; take part in our programme of events and festivals, many of which are free!

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Jurassic Gardens
26/04/2016 to 30/09/2017
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...
07/01/2017 to 01/07/2017
A concert of popular and well known orchestral music, including Marche Millitare Francies Saint -Saens, Nimord Elgar, Finale from Symphony No 9 Dvorak. together with some light hearted piece's that...
every month on February, March, April, May, June, July, September, October, November, December on the first Saturday, except Sat Feb 04 2017. Also includes Sat Dec 02 2017.
04/02/2017 to 02/12/2017
Join us for our Craft Fair as the arts centre is filled with a variety of stalls selling products created by local artists and crafts people.  With stalls selling jewellery, cards, bags, home baking...
13/05/2017 to 02/07/2017
Sunderland Art Club Exhibition at Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens An exhibition of paintings, drawings and prints by enthusiastic amateur artists. FREE For more details please call the...
06/06/2017 to 14/07/2017
History Heroes Family Trail Museum opening hours Follow the trail to find out amazing facts about Sunderland’s history heroes. Answer the questions, complete the challenges and claim a themed prize...
19/06/2017 to 24/06/2017
Inspired by the 7 smash hit multi-million selling albums of the same name, the West End sell out sensation Dreamboats and Petticoats features some of the greatest hit songs of the rock ‘n’ roll era....
26/06/2017 to 01/07/2017
Dirty Dancing is back! Exploding with heart-pounding music, breathtaking emotion and sensationally sexy dancing. Seen by millions across the globe this worldwide smash hit tells the classic story of...
30/06/2017 to 02/07/2017
Springwell Village is hosting a 1940s Weekend from 30 June to 2 July, celebrating the history of the Second World War and the heritage of the village during this period and in the years before the...


Did you know?

Sunderland is home of the National Glass Centre - the only UK centre celebrating the history of glass making and providing a world focus for glass. The centre reopened in 2013 after undergoing a major refurbishment.


RT : Want to find out how to support the bid? Visit https://t.co/HGXcGy2zn1 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… https://t.co/4l5xpLTgPT 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 >… https://t.co/qPgcvOlMJ5 6 days 22 hours ago
Did you know National starts tomorrow? We've got plenty of spots to choose from, where's your favourit… https://t.co/KgU2ggUINP 1 week 1 day ago
English Youth Ballet present Swan Lake this weekend https://t.co/iO2Q4SHF3S https://t.co/wRz6uTGsxW 1 week 3 days ago
Wow! So much going on this year, get the date in your diary! https://t.co/1VAacXAfFJ 1 week 4 days ago
Classic Car Show at Seaburn today until 4pm https://t.co/jzN6jU9TPI 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 https://t.co/vu86Lpeau5 1 week 5 days ago
Fantastic footage of Those views! https://t.co/KndkCHNu66 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… https://t.co/5anbPskhf5 2 weeks 18 hours ago
The is looking fantastic after £1m refurbishment and has got 4 stars to go with it… https://t.co/lgVVoa84hO 2 weeks 3 days ago
RT : Would you like to volunteer with us? Find out more at https://t.co/Q8Sj3gKJL7 https://t.co/M8O6EBS4cf 2 weeks 6 days ago
Sign up now for the BIG Bike Ride on 11 June. Online registrations close this weekend. https://t.co/E1HQDGvAG3 3 weeks 16 hours ago
Going to be a great launch night at this year https://t.co/CxcmrEmK7D 3 weeks 1 day ago


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