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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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Houghton Feast 2016
06/10/2017 to 15/10/2017
Houghton Feast is celebrating its fiftieth anniversary this year, and celebrations have a time travelling theme reflecting the area's rich cultural heritage including one of its most historically...
07/10/2017
The ultimate celebration of the sweet sound of Motown is back! This stunning 100% live show combine's first class music together with slick choreography, and an amazing band. Truly outstanding, the...
14/10/2017
7.30pm Tickets £8.00 A tribute to Roxy Music, the "most influential band of all time", who were fronted by Washington’s very own Bryan Ferry. Roxy Music are mainly remembered for their timeless hits...
18/10/2017
Zest Theatre and Half Moon co-production present... What Once Was Ours 18 October 2017 7.30pm  An immersive new show for young people about identity and belonging comes to Sunderland College - Bede...
18/10/2017
Join Kath Price in a mat making demonstration inside the museum between 1pm and 3pm.
19/10/2017
19 October 2017 7.30pm Tickets £8.50 / £6.00 (conc) Set in the 1970’s this brand new show is about an intelligent, happy little girl Belinda, who loves life, her two brothers and stealing The Priest’...
21/10/2017
7.30pm Tickets £10.00 / £7.00 (conc) If you like ‘Whose Line is it Anyway?’ you’ll love the Suggestibles. Their two-hour improv-comedy joyride, made-up of spontaneous scenes, stories, skits and songs...
23/10/2017
Handbendi Brúðuleikhús. present... Tröll 23 October 2017 2pm  This magical puppet show for ages 3yrs+ and families comes to Miss Tina's Sunderland at 2pm. For 17 million years, the trolls have lived...

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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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All the fun of the fair at Washington Carnival, 10am-4pm today at Albany Park. https://t.co/lZuUqe7lYU 3 days 19 hours ago
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What a feeling! The fabulous Flashdance is on this week and there's still some tickets left! https://t.co/BGXFp4eDLc 1 week 10 hours ago
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Tickets on sale now for Sunderland Illuminations. £1 per person for entry into Roker Park, age 2 and under free. https://t.co/xyhTquqplj 1 week 13 hours ago
You know you're nearly home when you see Penshaw Monument. https://t.co/EOUwh6WG6x 1 week 17 hours ago
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