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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
7.30pm Tickets £8.00 The ex-members of Hotel California , KT Tunstall and Fish return to the touring circuit with this new exciting project. Re-worked , fresh versions of all the iconic Police and...
25/11/2017
A beautiful location for a Christmas Market in the heart of Sunderland City Centre, hosted by Bethany City Church. This market will be taking place on Saturday 25th November and is open between 11am-...
26/11/2017
Middle Child present...I Hate Alone 26 November 2017, 7.30pm  Think Thelma and Louise turned up to 11, this unmissable theatre gig at The Peacock, tells a story about injustice, revenge and, above...
27/11/2017 to 02/12/2017
Written by Willy Russell, the legendary Blood Brothers tells the captivating and moving tale of twins who, separated at birth, grow up on opposite sides of the tracks, only to meet again with fateful...
30/11/2017
7.30pm Tickets £8.50 / £6.00 (conc) Strap in for the Captain and Raoul’s playfully anarchic rollercoaster to the darkest corners of the grotto where the mould festers under the tree. Controversial...
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...
02/12/2017
Half Moon with a Wrongsemble Production present...Three 02 December 2017 11am & 2pm  Fables and fairytales are brought to life at The National Glass Centre this season. Three wishes, three...
02/12/2017 to 17/12/2017
Saturdays 2, 9 & 16 December, Sundays 3, 10 & 17 December 12pm – 3.30pm (30 minute sessions) £5 per child Meet Santa in his Winter Gardens Grotto, tell him your Christmas wishes and receive...

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Sunderland's Friendship Agreement with Washington DC makes us the only city in Europe to enjoy such a relationship with the world's most powerful city. Washington Old Hall is home to the direct ancestors of the first president of the United States of America.

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