Penshaw Bowl

Penshaw Bowl


Thursday, April 9, 2020

This year’s Penshaw Bowl will take place 12-4pm on Thursday 9th April 2020 at the Amphitheatre in Herrington Country Park. The event includes a traditional egg rolling competition, Active Sunderland Festival and a craft and food market, offering a wide range of food and crafted artisan products from local traders.

Egg rolling competition

The traditional egg rolling competition is free and is open to all children aged 9 and under, please note that the competition will begin with the Age 3 and under category and work up through the ages. The competition is split into two time slots, 1pm and 2.30pm. Please come along with your pre-decorated hard-boiled egg clearly marked with your child's name and age. 

Visitors can also try kite flying, ride the Change4Life team’s smoothie bike and interact with colourful Easter characters along the way.

It's a free event, but please pre-register to take part in the bowl so we can manage numbers.

Click here to register to take part in the egg roll- registrations open at 9am on Monday 17th February

What else is on?

The Active Sunderland Sports Festival will also be on site from 12-4pm to give visitors a chance to try a range of other fun sport and physical activities delivered by local sport and activity providers and the Events & Active Sunderland Team. Entry to the Active Sunderland Festival is just £2 per person, pay on the day, cash only.

 A big thanks to to SAFC, Morrisons and Down at the Farm for the kind donation of Easter eggs for our participants

Thank you to our media partner Sun FM 

Please note that filming and photography will be taking place at this event.

Supported by

Sun FM
Sunderland AFC
Down at the Farm

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.


A huge thank you to Stadium of Light and Down at the Farm - Animal fun farm for their kind donations of Easter eggs… 1 week 17 hours ago
RT : 🎉 The all new sporting hubs in Downhill, Ford Quarry and Northern Area Playing Fields Washington are now open! ⚽️… 1 week 2 days ago
RT : Looking for things to do with the little ones this half term? has lovely ladybird craft sessions 14:30… 1 week 2 days ago
📣 Online registration for Penshaw Bowl 2020 is now open 📣 Find out what's on and register to take part at 👇… 1 week 4 days ago
🎶What do & have in common?🎶 They’ll all be… 2 weeks 4 days ago
Just got our hands on the brand new copy of pick yours up now 3 weeks 2 days ago
Fantastic work by local artist 1 month 17 hours ago
You can celebrate the Year of the Rat and at from 12pm – 4pm on Sun 2 Feb for a day of… 1 month 6 days ago
Are you a film fan? 🎥 🎬 is launching this week on Thurs 23rd Jan at the Empire Cinema.… 1 month 1 week ago
Calling all 'Poochini's' 🐕🐕‍🦺🐩 Does your poochy pal have what it takes to tread the boards and become an Opera star… 1 month 1 week ago
We have some lost property handed from the festival of light in Mowbray Park. Please get in touch if you lost anything In the park. 1 month 2 weeks ago
Thank you for coming down to Mowbray Park before Christmas to see the Festival of Light. We can't wait to share mor… 1 month 2 weeks ago
Fantastic day planned! 1 month 3 weeks ago
BIG THANK YOU to everyone who came to see the lights in Mowbray Park and made special! See y… 2 months 1 week ago
We can’t believe that tonight is the last night of Festival of Light in 2019! There’s still time to buy your ticket… 2 months 1 week ago


Download the See it Do it app

Sign up to our newsletter

This question is for testing whether or not you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.
13 + 6 =
Solve this simple math problem and enter the result. E.g. for 1+3, enter 4.