What's on

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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26/05/2017
Friday 26 May, 2pm Two against Hitler – talk by Stuart Miller Pottery Gallery, Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens, Burdon Road, Sunderland SR1 1PP Ida and Louise Cook, residents of 37 Croft ...
26/05/2017 to 27/05/2017
INSIDE A CARAVAN PARKED AT MARKET PLACE, SUNDERLAND Pay What You Decide A play that takes place inside a cosy caravan parked up in Sunderland City Centre! This is a heart-warming show that explores...
27/05/2017 to 04/06/2017
Saturday 27 May – Sunday 4 June, Museum opening hours History Heroes Family Trail Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens, Burdon Road, Sunderland SR1 1PP Follow the trail to find out amazing facts ...
27/05/2017 to 04/06/2017
History Detectives Family Day Saturday 27 May – Sunday 4 June A small charge will apply for some activities Become a history detective as we step back in time and explore the amazing history of...
01/06/2017 to 02/06/2017
Written by Ed Waugh (Hadaway Harry, Sunday for Sammy, Laffalang, co-writer Maggie’s End, Alf Ramsay Knew My Grandfather, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Durham, Dirty Dusting)   Directed by...
03/06/2017
Stand By Me is the phenomenal musical history of a group that helped to define Atlantic Records, inspired early rock and roll and was a forerunner to both the black music movement in 1950’s America...
Miners Fete at Bowes Railway
03/06/2017
Free event including Washington Heritage Fair, miners banners, brass bands, fun fair attractions, traditional games, locaul authors and more.

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Sunderland is home of the National Glass Centre - the only UK centre celebrating the history of glass making and providing a world focus for glass. The centre reopened in 2013 after undergoing a major refurbishment.

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