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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
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
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...


Did you know?

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.


Looks like it's been a great day 3 in 1 event. Sunshine and bike riding in one of the city's nicest sp… https://t.co/JZSfseEI4N 2 days 5 hours ago
RT : It's the last day of our Dinosaur Egg Hunt! Come on in, take the trail and win a prize. £2.50 entry >… https://t.co/7w8o9zSB5s 2 days 8 hours ago
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
Well who wouldn't want to learn circus skills? Get juggling tomorrow in with https://t.co/KYNvZOIobO 4 days 4 hours ago
Gorgeous day at Roker Beach today, perfect conditions for training session https://t.co/ybJOXM6Ov1 4 days 6 hours ago
RT : Don't forget... you can still get your tickets... check out the line up https://t.co/Bsckm6tyPY https://t.co/GiyInkhZnV 6 days 19 min ago
How about a good walk today? We've got plenty of routes to choose from, featuring city landmarks and heritage spots… https://t.co/8ejLOkIO8X 6 days 12 hours ago
If you've completed all the Easter egg hunts you can handle, how about a trip out to see some award winning photogr… https://t.co/beW9tCs5oo 1 week 8 hours ago
How about a Cadburys egg hunt or a steaming time at Ryhope Engine Museum for Easter weekend?… https://t.co/BP1d0EEguc 1 week 3 days ago
RT : The Sunderland Shorts Film Festival () runs from 4-6 May with amazing stuff from around the world:… https://t.co/lq1qNNl7gd 1 week 4 days ago
Eggs away! https://t.co/FFmkTOPZyi 1 week 4 days ago
Hundreds of families ready to roll at Penshaw Bowl! https://t.co/ofqZgMfeXm 1 week 4 days ago
RT : Who's up for a GIANT Duck Hunt? Visit over Easter weekend & help us find our yellow friends to win a sweet treat!… https://t.co/Zl6pNHkj0D 1 week 4 days ago
Still making plans for tomorrow? Don't forget the fun starts at Penshaw Bowl at 1pm, Herrington Country Park https://t.co/KnMG3rAjEa 1 week 4 days ago


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