Meet us at the bandstand in Mowbray Park... due to the weather it'll all happen in doors instead so meet us in the museum for an Alice in Wonderland themed teddy bear's picnic with music and dancing from the Musical Monkeez, costumed characters from Centre Stage Productions and fun arts and crafts. Bring a picnic and your favourite bear.
Celebrate National Archaeology Week with a fun day of digging, exploring and finding out more about Sunderland's prehistoric past.
The Active Sunderland BIG Bike Ride will once again start and finish at St. Peter's Riverside near Sunderland University
The 20 and 35 mile rides offer a fantastic variety cycling on mainly off road paths utilising Sunderland's expansive cycle path network and visiting many areas across the city suitable for ages 15 and over.
Entry is only £10 and includes an Active Sunderland branded backpack and goody bag.
The Active Sunderland 3 in 1 is a new event for 2017 and will incorporate a fun run, bike ride and walk all at one venue
It is designed for younger people and families and gives them the opportunity to have a go at one, two or all three of the BIG Event activities all in one day.
Take part in a 3k bike ride, 2k walk and 1.5k run suitable for children and families all from Herrington Country Park.
Entry is only £10.00 per person and includes an Active Sunderland t-shirt and goody bag.
Help us to make a giant Lowry Landscape inspired by L.S. Lowry's painting The Old Cinema, on loan from Aberdeen Art Gallery.
Join our celebration of all things Victorian and learn how people in Sunderland lived in the past. Try being a child in a strict Victorian schoolroom, meet some Victorian characters and have a go at washday Victorian style! For more information please contact the Learning Team on 0191 5612323 or e-mail email@example.com.
Follow the family trail to find ten marvellous mining objects and claim a prize sticker. Collect your self-led trail from museum reception.
The hugely popular Sunderland Steam Spectacular will return to Herrington Country Park on Sunday 3 May and Monday 4 May.
Featuring a wealth of vehicle displays, activities, gundog displays, birds of prey and much much more. This event is being brought to the city by Sunderland Live in partnership with The Event Organiser Ltd who are responsible for the highly successful Pickering Traction Engine Rally.
The event will also feature a children's corner, trade stands, Falconry displays and much much more.
Plenty of Easter fun at Rainton Meadows with:
- African Drumming
- Face painting
- Easter bonnets
- Egg hunt
- Easter crafts
- Balloon modelling
- Easter quiz
- Egg hunt
- Penalty shoot out with SAFC mascot
- Wildflower planting
- Mask making
- Memory games
- Community IT internet cafe
- Circus skills
Admission is free and transport is available from Gentoo's Houghton Office.
For more information contact Tawanda Kawanzaruwa at Gentoo on:
Did you know?
Blockbuster West End shows are staged at the Sunderland Empire, the biggest theatre between Edinbugh and Manchester.