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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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Flameworked Glass Insects
25/03/2017
NEW! Flameworked Glass Insects A one off flameworking day to make stunning glass insects On this one day class we will make a dragonfly, creating and sculpting each section separately out of...
Mother’s Day Lunch
26/03/2017
Sunday 26 March 2017 Celebrate how special your mum is and treat her to a delicious lunch in the riverside surroundings of The Glass Yard. One course £9.95 / Two courses £14.95 / Three courses £18.95...
Mother’s Day Butterfly Sandcast
26/03/2017
Create a truly unique gift for your Mum for Mother's Day! Create a butterfly mould in sand, and then decorate using your Mum’s favourite colours. Molten glass will then be poured into your mould to...
Flameworked Hollow Beads and Bubbles
26/03/2017
Learn to make hollow glass beads in this one off flameworking class This day class will focus on blowing small glass beads using borosilicate glass tube, you will learn how to pull points, blow glass...
30/03/2017
Author: Gulwali Passarlay Meet the author of The Lightless Sky, an epic memoir traces Gulwali’s journey from Afghanistan, though Europe, and eventually arriving in the UK. A boy when he left home,...
30/03/2017
Railway Rascals Thursday afternoons 1.30pm - 2.30pm Thursday 9, 16, 23 and 30 March. Railway Rascals is our toddler group for children under 5. Join Sophie and Amanda for stories, songs, arts and...
31/03/2017
It's the 1980's and Patrick Monahan’s Irish Iranian family arrives in Teesside escaping from the Iran war. Patrick’s memories and reminiscences of being an immigrant to Great Britain make for a...
01/04/2017 to 02/05/2017
Over the past eighteen months the group of photographers who make up the Portraits Collective have been travelling around the North East recording the region’s craftspeople. From jewellers to glass-...

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The Sunderland International Airshow is the biggest free airshow in Europe and celebrated its 25th show in 2013, with hundreds of thousands of people enjoying magnificent flying displays and activities on the ground.

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RT : Today's blog is from Cllr Alan Emerson, Mayor of Sunderland, as he backs the bid for :… https://t.co/T00rBJxrgH 1 day 1 hour ago
There might be snow elsewhere in Britain this morning... but it still looks like spring at sunny Seaburn for now. 📸… https://t.co/nCZYpnUTkW 3 days 41 min ago
Have you registered your place for Penshaw Bowl yet? It's taking place on Good Friday at Herrington Country Park. https://t.co/8KmyDvpLY7 6 days 22 hours ago
We always knew we were a great place, and now it's official! Fantastic news about funding for new art… https://t.co/FxXvAKm7Ul 1 week 12 hours ago
Want to see some of the world's best photography? The Taylor Wessing exhibition starts on Sat 18 March… https://t.co/GA8XjaPxxr 1 week 17 hours ago
RT : V this Saturday at the SoL. Make a weekend of it, with great rates available… https://t.co/wsvDiChLfy 1 week 23 hours ago
If your family loves Lego, then this is one event you don't want to miss... https://t.co/P2zlOt9L0X 1 week 2 days ago
yes has real koi carp in their Winter Gardens! 1 week 2 days ago
RT : This morning's dazzling daybreak framed through the pillars of Penshaw Monument, Sunderland, UK. https://t.co/tg33AinMAS 1 week 3 days ago
Possibly not the best weekend to start a diet! The much anticipated return of restaurant week… https://t.co/ZsA0Xjr70e 1 week 6 days ago
Our fav train... Spirit of Sunderland, caught on camera flying the flag for our city in deepest Sc… https://t.co/jp3wj8suqa 1 week 6 days ago
Penshaw Bowl is on Good Friday, 14 April in Herrington County Park. Register your place now and get decorating! https://t.co/w6hBpC93Nt 2 weeks 13 hours ago
RT : Read our blog this week from leader Paul Watson on our proud past and hopeful future: https://t.co/ZDn1phlhoS 2 weeks 18 hours ago

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