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FabLab this Half Term
09/02/2016 - 17:36
A great place to learn, discover and have some fun this half-term! Fablab provides a creative and explorative environment to suit a range of learning styles. Young people can explore, share and...
09/02/2016 - 17:10
A regional tour of ‘Stowaway’, the new show from award-winning theatre company Analogue, comes to Arts Centre Washington on Friday 11 March. Stowaway is a story about a man from India who finds...
The Three Keepers
09/02/2016 - 16:58
Three Keepers is a silent comedy for the whole family and comes to Arts Centre Washington on Wednesday 30 March. Set around Flounder Rock Lighthouse, Three Keepers blends physical theatre, original...
Sunderland gets set for Beyoncé
08/02/2016 - 11:45
Beyoncé, one of the biggest female artists of all time, is set to light up the North East in the summer following the announcement of her hotly-anticipated world tour. Recognised as the most powerful...
International Pro Tennis returns to Sunderland
05/02/2016 - 15:03
Men’s and Women’s international pro tennis is set to return to Sunderland as the Aegon GB Pro-Series takes place at the Sunderland Tennis Centre between Sunday 7 and Sunday 14 February. The Aegon GB...
04/02/2016 - 16:21
BBC One's Countryfile is off to the seaside this weekend as it visits Sunderland's Roker Pier. The programme, which was filmed in the city last month, sees presenter Ellie Harrison visiting the...
03/02/2016 - 13:06
Opera & Ballet International present an Ellen Kent production of Puccini’s Tosca with international soloists, a highly praised chorus and a full orchestra. The production will be at Sunderland...
02/02/2016 - 08:53
Plans to bring two of Sunderland's most historic buildings back into use have scooped the National Lottery jackpot. The £5.4m awarded by the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) will see a £2.5m grant to...


Did you know?

Sunderland is one of the few cities in the UK to have a river, beautiful coastline and two award winning beaches at Roker and Seaburn.

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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