What's on

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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Writing workshops at Washington Old Hall
27/05/2017 to 04/06/2017
Discover what is in a pond, hold a scary beast and more free activities every day of the holidays. Every day we have a different activity to try, join us on Monday for Nature Nuttery, chill out with...
27/05/2017 to 04/06/2017
Meet the latest fluffy arrivals at Washington Wetland Centre at their specialist duckery.  Get exclusive access to the outdoor nurseries, where you can see little ducklings and goslings taking their...
27/05/2017 to 04/06/2017
Saturday 27 May – Sunday 4 June Art Explorer Backpacks Museum opening hours Borrow an art explorer backpack and try some fun art challenges.  Backpacks can be borrowed from the Art Gallery on Level 2...
Wednesday 31 May Superstar Statues 11am – 12.30pm & 1.30pm – 3pm (drop in) Make your own superstar statue inspired by Sunderland’s history heroes and their adventures. The activity is free but...
£4 each / £6 (adult and child) For children aged 6+ and adults, suitable for beginners.   Learn your first chords and join in as we all play and sing some fun songs together. Ukuleles available.
01/06/2017 to 02/06/2017
Written by Ed Waugh (Hadaway Harry, Sunday for Sammy, Laffalang, co-writer Maggie’s End, Alf Ramsay Knew My Grandfather, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Durham, Dirty Dusting)   Directed by...
Friday 2 June We Love Wallace! 11am – 12.30pm & 1.30pm – 3pm (drop in) Help us to celebrate Wallace, our lovely lion mascot with a lion themed activity day. Make lion masks, model lions and your...
Mr Corvan's Music Hall - a fantastic new musical play about the North East's first music hall superstar. Ned Corvan is being performed at Sunderland Minster on Friday 2nd June at 2.30pm and 7.30pm....


Did you know?

Roker Park has welcomed back the annual illuminations for the last two years. This popular event attracts thousands of families to the historical park to enjoy lit displays.


Great food, a seat and a front row view of the flying sounds like the perfect way to enjoy https://t.co/xvwXHFWt34 9 hours 40 min ago
You've got just over a week left to see this outstanding photography exhibition https://t.co/VHUfG6qdDE 12 hours 40 min ago
And we are very pleased to have it! Very important for us to highlight our beautiful location, attractions and hidd… https://t.co/CE4csf7qGt 1 day 14 hours ago
Beautifully restored opens tomorrow night, on Keel Square. A great addition to our city centre. https://t.co/AUs5quzrVz 2 days 13 hours ago
Ever seen a show inside a caravan? You can this weekend https://t.co/QwHRbCsLQ6 3 days 8 hours ago
Need some ideas for things to do during half term? Look no further! https://t.co/S9UO9E6UYx https://t.co/b4qRvdHdlO 3 days 13 hours ago
RT : Are you a photographer looking for a volunteer opportunity? Check out our 'Visitor Experience Photographer' role: https://t.co/cPF29oZz6e 4 days 5 hours ago
Did you see Penshaw Monument in today? Beautiful photo by https://t.co/QvEhsSkPXW 5 days 9 hours ago
You're invited to Mowbray Park's 160th birthday party, today, from 2pm. All part of Local History Month. https://t.co/z2a4ujAqAc 1 week 16 hours ago
RT : What's on this weekend at Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens? Find out here! > https://t.co/FeaKrjj9yI https://t.co/3rPThByUOG 1 week 1 day ago
We're even shouting about it from the lampposts now! Proud to support https://t.co/UncEZneVnE 1 week 2 days ago
Did you know is rebuilding a 1950s town, including some of Sunderland? Find out more this week… https://t.co/GfhNzfKizz 1 week 4 days ago
Not that anyone really needs a reason to go to the beach, but this is a good one! Good luck to all running… https://t.co/oY2jhCqgoT 2 weeks 1 day ago
Huge congratulations to for last night's win, very well deserved https://t.co/1j3BkFvZpR 2 weeks 1 day ago
Are you geared up for the BIG Bike Ride? 11 June, two distances to chose from, £10pp. Enter online now… https://t.co/sCKDL15hyz 2 weeks 3 days ago


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