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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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13/03/2018 to 17/03/2018
The Pack is back and this time, they are bringing Ella Fitzgerald! The Rat Pack Live from Las Vegas sends you back in time to the glamorous, golden era of 1950s Las Vegas, when Frank Sinatra, Sammy...
14/03/2018
Textile Demonstration Meet the members of the Knitting and Crochet Guild as they demonstrate traditional crafts in the Textiles Gallery. Admission is free.
17/03/2018 to 15/04/2018
Can you find all the dinosaur eggs hiding in the Museum and Winter Gardens? Find each one and crack the mystery code to win a dinosaur-themed prize! £2.50 per entry, purchase your trail at the museum...
20/03/2018 to 31/03/2018
The internationally acclaimed stage sensation, Jersey Boys is working its way back to round the UK and returns to Sunderland in March 2018! This smash hit musical has won 57 major awards worldwide,...
30/03/2018
Penshaw Bowl takes place on Good Friday at Herrington Country Park from 12 noon. This year’s event will once again centre around a traditional egg rolling competition in the Amphitheatre at...
05/04/2018 to 07/04/2018
A timeless classic from the golden age of classical ballet, Coppélia, with its tuneful, romantic music, stands alongside such classics as Swan Lake and The Sleeping Beauty as one of the great works...
16/04/2018 to 21/04/2018
OMG you guys!!! Legally Blonde The Musical is coming to Sunderland, starring Rita Simons as Paulette Bonafonte, Lucie Jones as Elle Woods and Bill Ward as Professor Callahan.   The smash hit Broadway...

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Sunderland is home of the National Glass Centre - the only UK centre celebrating the history of glass making and providing a world focus for glass. The centre reopened in 2013 after undergoing a major refurbishment.

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Registrations for Penshaw Bowl are now open! It’s a free event, taking place on Good Friday, 30 March at Herrington… https://t.co/wTgRQgvYiP 1 day 18 hours ago
RT : The Nose That Nobody Picked is a rip-snorting family musical adapted for the stage from the award-winning book by D… https://t.co/MVvffyqmk2 3 days 9 hours ago
RT : Watch at 8pm tomorrow, (Thursday, February 15) to see the Red Arrows feature in the latest episode of Sea C… https://t.co/cq5cv6CZug 3 days 9 hours ago
Fantastic news today, can’t wait to see Elmer and his pals trumpeting around the North East https://t.co/9WZI68ffOW 3 days 19 hours ago
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RT : Don't miss the amazing hour long on BBC 2 at 8pm this Thursday. https://t.co/x6e5ZggJo5 4 days 9 hours ago
RT : A trip to Roker Pier & Lighthouse is a brilliant day out for all the family this half-term. Nothing will beat Downe… https://t.co/WNB2KDQZDX 5 days 20 hours ago
RT : Come and join us for some fun and make a pirate portrait! 🏴‍☠️We're in the pottery gallery all day, the a… https://t.co/Nps5OXVvlD 5 days 20 hours ago
RT : The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will visit Sunderland on Wednesday 21st February, where they will officially open… https://t.co/P6LPbQ7Bn6 1 week 17 hours ago
Amazing opportunities to dine and sail on the spectacular Tall Ships this summer https://t.co/G3HBQobfrc 1 week 2 days ago
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RT : Come along to Bright Sparks family fun event this Saturday from 10am for a day of activities and cha… https://t.co/mYTGg5WUP7 1 week 3 days ago
RT : The is almost upon us! Come and join in the celebrations for on Sat 17 Feb, 11am to 3… https://t.co/idnXWMZ4lA 1 week 3 days ago
Exciting news! is one of the venues to host this amazing exhibition, in February 2019. https://t.co/LItr4PiWHC 1 week 3 days ago
RT : Looking for ideas for fun to keep the kids entertained? 🤔 Why not get them on our🇨🇳 Chinese Zodiac Animal… https://t.co/XW7it4SFEx 1 week 5 days ago

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