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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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20/09/2017
Join Kath Price in a mat making demonstration inside the museum between 1pm and 3pm.
25/09/2017 to 30/09/2017
The smash hit musical comedy Hairspray returns to Sunderland this autumn with a production guaranteed to have you dancing the night away! It’s Baltimore, 1962 where Tracy Turnblad, a big girl with...
BIG Walk Ladies at the start
01/10/2017
The Active Sunderland BIG Walk will start and finish at Herrington Country Park and is suitable for all ages and abilities. With a choice of two different circular routes the walks will visit some of...
01/10/2017
Celebrating the Queen & King of country, Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers… Leave your 9 to 5 worries at the door and get ready for a night in the company of Country music royalty! This thigh-...
03/10/2017
TAP FACTORY is a fun, rhythm-based theatre show showcasing urban tap dance and percussion, comedy and acrobatics.  Creator and director Vincent Pausanias built an entertaining show around three ideas...
05/10/2017
A Vision Of Elvis is one the world’s leading touring Elvis productions. Celebrating all the music of Elvis Presley from Sun Studio’s through to '68 Comeback with the finale being the Concert Years...
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...
18/10/2017
Join Kath Price in a mat making demonstration inside the museum between 1pm and 3pm.

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