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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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Ryhope Engines Museum
16/04/2017
A wide variety of classic cars, commercial vehicles and bikes will be on display at Ryhope Engines Museum. This show, organised by Sunderland and District Classic Vehicle Society traditionally marks...
Easter Sunday Lunch
16/04/2017
Sunday 16 April 2017 All children receive a chocolate gift. One course £9.95 / Two courses £14.95 / Three courses £18.95 Booking essential. To book please call 0191 515 5555 (Option 1)
18/04/2017 to 22/04/2017
Written by Carol Harrison and directed by Tony McHale In 1964, a new phenomenon exploded onto the dingy British streets. It was the essence of all that was cool. It was Mod. Mods stuck two fingers up...
19/04/2017
When Dinosaurs Roamed The Museum! Wednesday 19 April 11am – 12.30pm & 1.30pm - 3pm (drop in) Create your own dinosaur models from recycled materials. For more information contact the Museum...
19/04/2017
Join Kath Price in a mat making demonstration inside the museum
19/04/2017
Asunder looks specifically at the stories of the people of Sunderland and the wider North East who participated in the First World War. Their stories are to be seen in a new light and presented...
20/04/2017
Develop your  creative skills and hone your storytelling abilities in this Creative writing Workshops especially designed for children aged 8+.  Organised in conjunction with Sunderland Library...
21/04/2017
Join us on a journey as our writer Marty Wordsmith begins his quest to write his first novel…with a little help (or not!) from his imagination. The Creative Brain takes children aged 5 to10 through a...

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Mowbray Park in Sunderland city centre is one of the oldest parks in the North East. Restored to its former Victorian splendour, it has an intriguing array of art works.

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