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!

What's on today? What's on this week?

E.g., 24/03/2017
E.g., 24/03/2017
Leave blank for all. Otherwise, the first selected term will be the default instead of "Any".
29/04/2017 to 01/05/2017
Take part in an awesome LEGO® workshop during your day out at  Washington Wetland Centre! Perfect for LEGO fans young and old, our hour-long workshops take place twice a day throughout the Easter...
Sunderland City 10k and Half Marathon
07/05/2017
Now in its 7th year, the Sunderland City 10K and Half Marathon will welcome thousands to the streets of Sunderland on Sunday 7 May 2017 at Keel Square.  Early in 2017, organisers will announce...
Active Sunderland BIG 3k Run
07/05/2017
The 2017 Active Sunderland BIG 3k Run will take place on Sunday 7 May as part of the Run Sunderland Festival. The BIG 3K run offers everyone, of whatever age or ability, the opportunity to be part of...
10/05/2017 to 14/05/2017
It’s Friday night and Ben knows that means only one thing – staying with Granny! There will be cabbage soup, cabbage pie and cabbage cake and Ben knows one thing for sure – it’s going to be...
12/05/2017
SUNDERLAND MINSTER A stunning Indian classical dance, updated for the twenty-first century. This emotional and moving performance from some of the country’s finest Odissi artists is staged within the...
17/05/2017
Join Kath Price in a mat making demonstration inside the museum between 1pm and 3pm.
Sunderland Scramble
20/05/2017
Join the North East Autism Society for their annual Sunderland Scramble event - a 5K family friendly muddy obstacle course on Saturday 20th May at Herrington Country Park. Kids go FREE! That’s right...
23/05/2017 to 27/05/2017
SHOUT! is the musical magazine that brings back the beautiful birds and smashing sounds that made England swing in the ‘60s.   From cover-to-cover SHOUT! travels in time from 1960 to 1970 chronicling...

Pages

Did you know?

2013 marked 21 years since Sunderland city status from HM The Queen, on 23rd March 1992.

Twitter

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

Facebook

Download the See it Do it app

Sign up to our newsletter

Supporting the Sunderland City of Culture bid 2021