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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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24/11/2017 to 24/12/2017
For five weekends starting on Friday 24 November and running until Christmas Eve, a dedicated Christmas market will be running at the city’s popular market spot, giving visitors somewhere new and...
Jurassic Gardens
26/04/2016 to 31/12/2018
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...
23/09/2017 to 25/02/2018
300 years of the River Wear Commissioners and Port of Sunderland The exhibition tells the important and fascinating story of how Port of Sunderland developed into a major trading port following the...
18/11/2017 to 07/01/2018
Museum opening hours,  excluding Bank Holidays Jack’s Beanstalk Trail £2.50 per child Jack has chopped down the magic beanstalk to escape from the giant and has lost his stolen treasures. Can you...
30/11/2017 to 07/01/2018
Get your skates on and head down to Keel Square for a real ice experience. Kicking off with a gala event on Thursday 30 November where professional solo skaters Gary Beacom and Lisa Brewin will...
15/12/2017 to 07/01/2018
FEE, FI, FO, FUM, WE SMELL CHRISTMAS PANTO FUN! This Christmas the Sunderland Empire hosts a pantomime that’s guaranteed to scale great heights and offer you a gigantic helping of magic – Jack and...
19/12/2017
1pm Tickets £6.00 Make your own Christmas character then join us for a fun filled Sing-a-long Christmas classic. Kermit and Co tell their version of the classic tale of an old and bitter miser's...
23/12/2017
Youngsters can kick-off the festive period with Kids for a Quid when Sunderland host Birmingham City at the Stadium of Light. With only two points separating the sides in the lead up to Christmas,...

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