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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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Sunderland City 10k and Half Marathon
07/05/2017
Now in its 7th year, the Sunderland City 10K and Half Marathon will welcome thousands to the streets of Sunderland on Sunday 7 May 2017 at Keel Square.  Early in 2017, organisers will announce...
Active Sunderland BIG 3k Run
07/05/2017
The 2017 Active Sunderland BIG 3k Run will take place on Sunday 7 May as part of the Run Sunderland Festival. The BIG 3K run offers everyone, of whatever age or ability, the opportunity to be part of...
08/05/2017
Monday 8 May, 10-12noon River Wear Commissioners 300th anniversary archive handling session Pottery Gallery, Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens, Burdon Road, Sunderland SR1 1PP A chance to handle...
10/05/2017 to 14/05/2017
It’s Friday night and Ben knows that means only one thing – staying with Granny! There will be cabbage soup, cabbage pie and cabbage cake and Ben knows one thing for sure – it’s going to be...
11/05/2017
Nifty Fifties talk -  'Archaeology is Rubbish' City Library @ Museum & Winter Gardens Thursday 11th May 2.30 – 3.30pm  Trace the history of humanity and the practice of archaeology via the...
12/05/2017
SUNDERLAND MINSTER A stunning Indian classical dance, updated for the twenty-first century. This emotional and moving performance from some of the country’s finest Odissi artists is staged within the...
13/05/2017
Saturday 13 May, 2pm The History of Sunderland Museum - talk Pottery Gallery, Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens, Burdon Road, Sunderland SR1 1PP Talk by Elsie Ronald. Sunderland has had a museum...
13/05/2017 to 02/06/2017
Sunderland Art Club Exhibition at Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens An exhibition of paintings, drawings and prints by enthusiastic amateur artists. FREE For more details please call the...

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Sunderland is one of the few cities in the UK to have a river, beautiful coastline and two award winning beaches at Roker and Seaburn.

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The BIG 3 in 1 event is today at Herrington Country Park, you can still register to take part from 10.30am. https://t.co/s3zfUbHa5J 2 days 10 hours ago
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