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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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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...
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.
Seaburn Classic Car Show
11/06/2017
A variety of lovingly cared for and restored classic cars will be on display at Seaburn Recreation Park on Sunday 11 June 2017. The show, organised by Sunderland and District Classic Car Club, is...
Active Sunderland BIG Bike Ride
11/06/2017
The Active Sunderland BIG Bike Ride will once again start and finish at St. Peter's Riverside near Sunderland University The 20 and 35 mile rides offer a fantastic variety cycling on mainly off road...
19/06/2017 to 24/06/2017
Inspired by the 7 smash hit multi-million selling albums of the same name, the West End sell out sensation Dreamboats and Petticoats features some of the greatest hit songs of the rock ‘n’ roll era....
21/06/2017
Join Kath Price in a mat making demonstration inside the museum between 1pm and 3pm.
26/06/2017 to 01/07/2017
Dirty Dancing is back! Exploding with heart-pounding music, breathtaking emotion and sensationally sexy dancing. Seen by millions across the globe this worldwide smash hit tells the classic story of...
30/06/2017
THE DUN COW The 90s (90s 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...

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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 43 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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