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Paint the town in sound
23/02/2021 - 15:55
Art activity packs inspired by Sunderland Museum’s Paint the Town in Sound exhibition have been distributed to families across Wearside. Five hundred packs were dropped off with community...
River Wear
17/02/2021 - 10:04
A Sunderland councillor is calling on people to stay safe near open water this half term holiday. With the weather much improved on last week's snow and ice, Councillor Linda Williams, Cabinet Member...
creating a snowstorm
15/12/2020 - 16:01
Sunderland Culture is hoping to create an artistic snowstorm over Wearside. The organisation, which runs and programmes venues across the city, would usually be organising family workshops across...
Drive through food bank
15/12/2020 - 14:24
Sunderland AFC supporters’ group, Red and White Army, has teamed up the Black Cats’ official charity, Foundation of Light, to create a very special foodbank collection at the Stadium of Light on...
activity packs
15/12/2020 - 10:20
More than 700 activity packs have been distributed across six Sunderland communities free of charge thanks to an award-winning arts project and support from Sunderland City Council. The Cultural...
Online winter workshops
18/11/2020 - 14:54
As the Winter nights lengthen and the uncertainty around Covid restrictions continues, The Cultural Spring has launched a series of online arts workshops. The project’s Online Winter Workshop...
Christmas in Sunderland
18/11/2020 - 14:50
The countdown to Christmas in Sunderland will officially begin on Thursday 19 November. Traditional Christmas lighting switch on events won't be taking place across the city due to the ongoing...
Leckey Mark
03/11/2020 - 14:31
Wearside band Field Music are playing a leading role in a new exhibition that opens in November at Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens. The popular indie band has been working since April on the...


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

Sunderland Top Ten's

Looking for a great family day out in a friendly, exciting city by the sea? Looking for fascinating museums, cute wildlife and plenty of space for your little ones to run off their excess energy? Look no more because Sunderland ticks all those boxes and more. Here are our ten best things for all of the family to do in Sunderland.


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