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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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21/04/2017
Dinosaur Fossil Fun Friday 21 April 11 – 12.30pm & 1.30pm – 3pm (drop in) Make dinosaur fossils using clay and pasta shapes and explore the Museum’s amazing fossil collection. For more...
22/04/2017 to 02/06/2017
A celebration of our weekly Creative Age group, which is a group designed for people living with the early stages of dementia. They will be displaying work in a variety of mediums including...
22/04/2017
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...
Active Sunderland BIG 3 in 1
23/04/2017
The Active Sunderland 3 in 1 is a new event for 2017 and will incorporate a fun run, bike ride and walk all at one venue It is designed for younger people and families and gives them the opportunity...
25/04/2017
Tuesday 25th April 2017.  449th Recital at 7.15p.m.   Joseph Houston Debussy:        3 Preludes (from Book 1) Bartok:           3 Pieces from ‘Out of Doors’ Suite Brahms:         Op.116  Nos.2,3,4...
28/04/2017
THE DUN COW The 80s (80s solo artists and bands)  Mixtape is a music quiz comedy sketch show like no other. So, bring a team along and guess the songs that inspire the sketches to be in with the...
29/04/2017
Saturday 29 April, 10.30am, Tickets £6 / £20 (Family, admits 4) Grab your lyric sheets and prepare to sing your socks off as you teach your little ones some songs they'll never forget. The sing-a-...
29/04/2017
Turn on, tune in and drop some haribo as we party like its 1969 at this family rave inspired by the world of Yellow Submarine. There''ll be rainbow face painting, mind bending visuals, bubbles, hula...

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Roker beach is home to the unique 'cannonball' rock formations that were the inspiration for the seafront 'pods'.

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RT : Lit like a beacon for democracy tonight – Penshaw Monument... https://t.co/WOn1t5oijK 13 hours 39 min ago
RT : Picture Ive taken this eve of the tribute at Penshaw Monument which is lit in the colours of the U… https://t.co/eLTjosi5cD 13 hours 39 min ago
RT : Today's blog is from Cllr Alan Emerson, Mayor of Sunderland, as he backs the bid for :… https://t.co/T00rBJxrgH 1 day 1 hour ago
There might be snow elsewhere in Britain this morning... but it still looks like spring at sunny Seaburn for now. 📸… https://t.co/nCZYpnUTkW 3 days 42 min ago
Have you registered your place for Penshaw Bowl yet? It's taking place on Good Friday at Herrington Country Park. https://t.co/8KmyDvpLY7 6 days 22 hours ago
We always knew we were a great place, and now it's official! Fantastic news about funding for new art… https://t.co/FxXvAKm7Ul 1 week 12 hours ago
Want to see some of the world's best photography? The Taylor Wessing exhibition starts on Sat 18 March… https://t.co/GA8XjaPxxr 1 week 17 hours ago
RT : V this Saturday at the SoL. Make a weekend of it, with great rates available… https://t.co/wsvDiChLfy 1 week 23 hours ago
If your family loves Lego, then this is one event you don't want to miss... https://t.co/P2zlOt9L0X 1 week 2 days ago
yes has real koi carp in their Winter Gardens! 1 week 2 days ago
RT : This morning's dazzling daybreak framed through the pillars of Penshaw Monument, Sunderland, UK. https://t.co/tg33AinMAS 1 week 3 days ago
Possibly not the best weekend to start a diet! The much anticipated return of restaurant week… https://t.co/ZsA0Xjr70e 1 week 6 days ago
Our fav train... Spirit of Sunderland, caught on camera flying the flag for our city in deepest Sc… https://t.co/jp3wj8suqa 1 week 6 days ago
Penshaw Bowl is on Good Friday, 14 April in Herrington County Park. Register your place now and get decorating! https://t.co/w6hBpC93Nt 2 weeks 13 hours ago
RT : Read our blog this week from leader Paul Watson on our proud past and hopeful future: https://t.co/ZDn1phlhoS 2 weeks 18 hours ago

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