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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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19/07/2017
Join Kath Price in a mat making demonstration inside the museum between 1pm and 3pm.
Introduction to Casting with Effie Burns
24/07/2017 to 28/07/2017
FIVE DAY BEGINNERS’ COURSE July 24 - 28 July / 10.00 – 16.00 / £595 – light lunch included each day in The Glass Yard eatery. This week long course suitable for beginners will show you how to create...
Bend Me Shape Me with Zoe Garner
31/07/2017 to 04/08/2017
FIVE DAY MASTER CLASS July 31 – August 4 / 10.00 – 16.00 / £695 – light lunch included each day in our eatery The Glass Yard Drawing concepts, ideas and designs from the beautiful local environment...
01/08/2017 to 05/08/2017
Embarking on its first ever UK tour, Bill Kenwright presents the highly anticipated spectacular new production of La Cage Aux Folles.   Georges and the dazzling drag artiste Albin, star of la Cage...
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...
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...
BIG Walk Ladies at the start
01/10/2017
The Active Sunderland BIG Walk will start and finish at Herrington Country Park and is suitable for all ages and abilities. With a choice of two different circular routes the walks will visit some of...

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The Sunderland International Airshow is the biggest free airshow in Europe and celebrated its 25th show in 2013, with hundreds of thousands of people enjoying magnificent flying displays and activities on the ground.

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RT : Lit like a beacon for democracy tonight – Penshaw Monument... https://t.co/WOn1t5oijK 13 hours 38 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 38 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 41 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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