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., 20/09/2018
E.g., 20/09/2018
18/10/2018 to 18/11/2018
Bigger and brighter than ever before, Sunderland Illuminations will take place in Roker Park and along the seafront from 18 October - 18 November . The Park will be open every Thursday, Friday,...
Jurassic Gardens
26/04/2016 to 31/12/2018
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 as it hatches from its giant egg, watch a stegosaurus...
29/06/2018 to 23/09/2018
John Kippin: Based on a True Story, Works 1984 ̶ 2018 Preview: Thursday 28 June, 6.00 - 9.00pm Exhibition: 29 June  ̶  23 September 2018 Based on a True Story surveys forty years of making art in...
02/07/2018 to 24/09/2018
Hylton Dene Health Walks Held every Monday evening (except Bank Holidays), from July 2nd to September 24th, the walks will take you on a picturesque tour through historic parkland. You will be able...
04/08/2018 to 04/11/2018
Julie Cope’s Grand Tour: The Story of a Life by Grayson Perry 4 August - 4 November 2018 The exhibition shows two large-scale, colourful tapestries along with an audio recording of The Ballad of...
06/09/2018 to 29/09/2018
Winner of over 100 international awards, Wicked has been casting its magical spell across the world for over a decade and continues to break records at London’s Apollo Victoria Theatre, where it is...
22/09/2018 to 23/09/2018
This two day event sees many military vehicles and exhibitors take their place alongside the Museums fascinating collection of Jets. For more information click here  
27/09/2018
Join Ian Graham the Coast Ranger and Adrian George a well respected ecologist for an evening stroll recording as many nocturnal species as possible in this little known area of Sunderland. Ryhope...

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L.S. Lowry spent his holidays in Sunderland at Seaburn, painting scenes of the coast, port and coal mines. The city is the home to one of the best collections of L.S. Lowry paintings in England.

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