What's on

There is always something to see and do in Sunderland; take part in our programme of events and festivals, many of which are free!

What's on today? What's on this week?

E.g., 19/11/2018
E.g., 19/11/2018
Jurassic Gardens
26/04/2016 to 31/12/2018
You’ve seen the movie, now meet the dinosaurs Hidden amongst the lush vegetation of our indoor garden a whole series of amazing dinosaur models are waiting to be discovered. See a baby T Rex that has...
13/10/2018 to 06/01/2019
Ranbir Kaur is a textile and rangoli artist who has developed an international profile through her work with communities across the world. This exhibition brings together a wide range of colourful...
13/10/2018 to 06/01/2019
Borrow a backpack full of art activities, challenges and games to help you explore the Life in Colour: Ranbir Kaur! exhibition. The exhibition also includes a family activity area with dressing up....
15/10/2018 to 07/01/2019
This winter pop-up retreat offers everything a hardened Christmas shopper would want on a cold day… Inside you’ll find a warm log fire, cosy snug seating areas that welcome families, groups and dog...
26/10/2018 to 06/01/2019
Artist Dan Holdsworth has dedicated the last five years to realising two major bodies of work, both of which receive their public premieres at Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art in 2018-19. In...
17/11/2018 to 06/01/2019
Follow the daily trail to find some magical treasures from Neverland, £2.50 per entry (includes a prize). This activity supports 'Peter Pan' the pantomime at Sunderland Empire from 14th December 2018...
19/11/2018
  Come along and join us for Sun FM’s Simon & Lauren on Monday 19th November for the big Christmas Light Switch-on in Concord from 4.30pm There’ll be live music-and-dance and the choir from...
20/11/2018
Strictly Come Dancing's Brendan Cole takes to the stage to wow audiences with his latest spectacular production, All Night Long. For his 10th Anniversary tour, Brendan is joined by his sensational...

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Sunderland's Friendship Agreement with Washington DC makes us the only city in Europe to enjoy such a relationship with the world's most powerful city. Washington Old Hall is home to the direct ancestors of the first president of the United States of America.

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