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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...
WWT Washington welcomes back school visits
22/10/2020 - 16:01
WWT Washington Wetland Centre has opened their doors once again to school pupils. Forced to close their doors to such excursions in March, the conservation charity is pleased to be able to once again...
Jamie McLeish
15/10/2020 - 12:41
A showcase for emerging playwrights will be delivered in front of a live audience next week. Writehouse is part of Sunderland Stages Writers’ Project and follows on from the recent successes of...
13/10/2020 - 09:47
Autumn nights in Sunderland are soon to be brightened by the return of the much-loved Sunderland Illuminations.   From Friday 9 October, Roker and Seaburn seafront will be awash with colour as the...


Did you know?

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.

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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