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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...
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...
22/07/2017 to 03/09/2017
Will you take up the challenge and become a Wildlife Ranger this summer? Pick up your FREE Wildlife Ranger log book packed with everything you need before setting off on a day of exciting discoveries...
22/07/2017 to 03/09/2017
Saturday 22 July - Sunday 3 September Animal Spies Trail Museum opening hours The animal spies are hiding around the Museum looking for clues. Can you fnd them all and crack the code to claim a prize...
22/07/2017 to 04/08/2017
The animal spies are hiding around the Museum looking for clues. Can you find them all and crack the code to claim a prize? £2.50 per entry. Please purchase your trail at the museum shop.
24/07/2017 to 29/08/2017
Washington F-Pit Open Days 11am – 3pm on the following dates: Monday 24 July, Tuesday 25 July Monday 31 July, Tuesday 1 August Monday 7 August, Tuesday 8 August Monday 14 August, Tuesday 15 August...
24/07/2017 to 01/09/2017
There's a fantastic range of activities taking placae at National Glass Centre this summer, including: Paint a Glass Postcard Take inspiration from the local area to design and use colourful paint...
Writing workshops at Washington Old Hall
24/07/2017 to 01/09/2017
Every day we have a different activity to try, join us on Mondays for Nature Nuttery, chill out on the top lawn with garden games or get creative and make a kite with plenty of space to run around...

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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.

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