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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10/08/2017
To celebrate the release of his fifth studio album, Joe McElderry will embark on a national tour of spectacular one night concerts - The Gloria Tour - performing tracks from his new album, along...
19/08/2017
A free entry, family day for all! Seasonal craft and food fayre. Quality crafts, cakes and bakes, artisan foods, gifts and more. Activites and children's entertainment. A variety of craft, food and...
02/09/2017
Barry Steele & Friends: The Roy Orbison Story Barry Steele is widely recognised as one of the world’s leading vocalists playing homage to legend Roy Orbison. He has stunned audiences across the...
07/09/2017
'The Greatest Rock & Roll Band In The World' is a bold statement, but Showaddywaddy has lived up to that title as they recently celebrated their 40th anniversary. Formed in the 1970s in Leicester...
09/09/2017 to 10/09/2017
Washington F-Pit Open Days 11am – 3pm on the following dates: Sat 9 September, Sunday 10 September for Heritage Open Days Free entry Step back in time and remember the region's coalmining heritage....
11/09/2017 to 16/09/2017
Dance like you’ve never danced before! Flashdance - The Musical tells the inspiring and unforgettable story of 18 year old Alex, a welder by day and ‘flashdancer’ by night, who dreams of going to the...
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...

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Roker Park has welcomed back the annual illuminations for the last two years. This popular event attracts thousands of families to the historical park to enjoy lit displays.

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You've got just over a week left to see this outstanding photography exhibition https://t.co/VHUfG6qdDE 12 hours 35 min ago
And we are very pleased to have it! Very important for us to highlight our beautiful location, attractions and hidd… https://t.co/CE4csf7qGt 1 day 14 hours ago
Beautifully restored opens tomorrow night, on Keel Square. A great addition to our city centre. https://t.co/AUs5quzrVz 2 days 13 hours ago
Ever seen a show inside a caravan? You can this weekend https://t.co/QwHRbCsLQ6 3 days 8 hours ago
Need some ideas for things to do during half term? Look no further! https://t.co/S9UO9E6UYx https://t.co/b4qRvdHdlO 3 days 13 hours ago
RT : Are you a photographer looking for a volunteer opportunity? Check out our 'Visitor Experience Photographer' role: https://t.co/cPF29oZz6e 4 days 4 hours ago
Did you see Penshaw Monument in today? Beautiful photo by https://t.co/QvEhsSkPXW 5 days 9 hours ago
You're invited to Mowbray Park's 160th birthday party, today, from 2pm. All part of Local History Month. https://t.co/z2a4ujAqAc 1 week 16 hours ago
RT : What's on this weekend at Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens? Find out here! > https://t.co/FeaKrjj9yI https://t.co/3rPThByUOG 1 week 1 day ago
We're even shouting about it from the lampposts now! Proud to support https://t.co/UncEZneVnE 1 week 2 days ago
Did you know is rebuilding a 1950s town, including some of Sunderland? Find out more this week… https://t.co/GfhNzfKizz 1 week 4 days ago
Not that anyone really needs a reason to go to the beach, but this is a good one! Good luck to all running… https://t.co/oY2jhCqgoT 2 weeks 1 day ago
Huge congratulations to for last night's win, very well deserved https://t.co/1j3BkFvZpR 2 weeks 1 day ago
Are you geared up for the BIG Bike Ride? 11 June, two distances to chose from, £10pp. Enter online now… https://t.co/sCKDL15hyz 2 weeks 3 days ago

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