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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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14/12/2017
 7.30pm Tickets £8.50 / £6.00 (conc) Legend has it that many years ago a book of terrifying tales was found. Now, you are invited to discover the secrets of The Book of Darkness & Light… If you...
15/12/2017 to 07/01/2018
FEE, FI, FO, FUM, WE SMELL CHRISTMAS PANTO FUN! This Christmas the Sunderland Empire hosts a pantomime that’s guaranteed to scale great heights and offer you a gigantic helping of magic – Jack and...
15/12/2017
Friday 15th December, 7pm, Tickets £6.00 / £4.00 (conc) CozyJo (City of Sunderland Youth Jazz Orchestra) and friends present and evening of Christmas classics to really get you in the festive spirit...
19/12/2017
1pm Tickets £6.00 Make your own Christmas character then join us for a fun filled Sing-a-long Christmas classic. Kermit and Co tell their version of the classic tale of an old and bitter miser's...
31/12/2017
7.30pm - 1am Tickets £26.50 /£17.50 (under 16s) Celebrate New Year's Eve in style at Arts Centre Washington and ejoy a night of dancing and great food and drink. Get on your feet and join in the fun...
11/01/2018
The Bee Gees were three brothers who, from singing close harmony as children, grew to become world superstars by their early twenties. They went on to be acknowledged as some of the greatest song...
18/01/2018
Starring West End leading man Emanuele Angeletti (Let It Be) as Paul McCartney, this is a celebration of the music of a legend… In the first concert of its kind to tour the UK and Europe, Macca: The...
19/01/2018
Welcome to The Johnny Cash Roadshow, a show not to be missed by avid fans or the casual listener. This year prepare for a musical adventure unrivalled by any other that truly celebrates the career of...

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Our Christmas lights switch on is tomorrow! There’s no fireworks this year but get wrapped up and join a… https://t.co/y94YhF60k4 8 hours 29 min ago
RT : We're really excited about the Sunderland Diwali Festival 2017 happening here at National Glass Centre this Sunday… https://t.co/YDHS7IQlJD 10 hours 44 min ago
Park Lane Christmas market is opening this Friday, with a wide range of gifts, treats and eats. Put us down for a s… https://t.co/E07KJI0tai 1 day 3 hours ago
RT : Port 300 - an exhibition all about 300 years of the River Wear Commissioners and Port of Sunderland🚢⚓ Fascinating… https://t.co/tWdzsiHvXy 1 day 13 hours ago
Got your panto tickets yet? Oh no you haven’t? Get them quick, 4 weeks until show time . https://t.co/vGogtoPZeG 4 days 9 hours ago
This is brilliant! Sums us up perfectly, well done ! https://t.co/tXvucTdnDJ 5 days 6 hours ago
RT : Call for artists for an amazing opportunity to work with us on artistic commission working with… https://t.co/VoDFVfa2rV 5 days 8 hours ago
Looking for some different gifts or festive treats? There's a winter craft and food fayre at tomorrow. https://t.co/22h4Nu7jUi 5 days 12 hours ago
RT : Just a few weeks left of our EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT on entries to the and ! Don't miss out. Ente… https://t.co/hsNViSYkTi 6 days 1 hour ago
Some great ideas in here for activities and this weekend. https://t.co/ptW8ncKrlJ 6 days 5 hours ago
Wow that’s a big Christmas tree! Preparations well underway in Keel Square for the Christmas lights switch on, Thur… https://t.co/lePbH9yRuG 6 days 7 hours ago
RT : For any lovers of Sunderland and local history, our DVD will make a great Christmas gift and is now available for £… https://t.co/thK6TjX0uQ 1 week 1 day ago
RT : An Evening of Swing and Sparkle - book your Christmas party night . 4 courses, live music. Only £35pp!… https://t.co/b5Dt32RRiB 1 week 1 day ago
There’s a winter craft and food after at on Saturday with gifts, food, children’s activities and more.… https://t.co/lzCLgu3S1K 1 week 2 days ago
RT : Its here!!! We are so excited to host Canny Carnival a Festival of Arts for ages 5 and under. https://t.co/WCWzkUHeQu 1 week 4 days ago

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