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., 21/11/2019
E.g., 21/11/2019
Christmas in Sunderland
21/11/2019 to 05/01/2020
Join us this winter and get ready for a jam-packed programme of activity as the festive season takes over Sunderland city centre. Launching on the 21 November Christmas in Sunderland will include a...
21/11/2019 to 22/12/2019
Open every week Thursday - Sunday, 21 November – 22 December New location, Mowbray Park, Sunderland City Centre Part of the Christmas in Sunderland programme, the Festival of Light is back with a...
Introducing Fused Glass
12/05/2019 to 30/11/2019
One day course suitable for beginners and intermediate learners. Design and make your own decorative glass pieces using this kiln glass technique. You will be shown how to cut glass and learn about...
Bring to Light
14/09/2019 to 16/09/2020
Collections Gallery Across world cultures and time, glass and ceramics have been used as materials to make objects that contain light. These objects are practical, they keep us safe from open flame...
Gifted 19
28/09/2019 to 19/01/2020
National Glass Centre, Balcony Gallery This exhibition offers an opportunity to buy unique, high quality, hand-made gifts made in glass and ceramics. The artists represented are working at various...
Through the Looking Glass
19/10/2019 to 08/03/2020
Although we rarely stop to acknowledge their presence, windows are part of our day to day life and for the majority of us, they are our most regular connection to glass as a material. In this...
Observe Experiment Archive
15/11/2019 to 05/01/2020
Observe Experiment Archive explores the parallels between photography and scientific methods such as observation, experimentation and archiving. The exhibition reflects on how contemporary...
21/11/2019 to 05/01/2020
Ready for a real 'ice' time this Christmas from 21 November to 5 January? Then get your skates on and head down to Keel Square and our fabulous ice rink, there's plenty of fun to be had throughout...

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Did you know?

Roker Park has welcomed back the annual illuminations for the last two years. This popular event attracts thousands of families to the historical park to enjoy lit displays.

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Brand new Festival of Light Christmas Shows are now on sale. Visit https://t.co/QFT9jaQXNL to book your tickets for… https://t.co/amPFiYxdHQ 1 day 5 hours ago
Festival of Light is getting ready to open this Thursday and there's lot's happening during the first weekend! Come… https://t.co/71qxsZdBlt 1 day 6 hours ago
Join Prince Charming and Cinderella as they press the all important button at the Christmas Lights Switch On this T… https://t.co/KeJIJ9pSPM 1 day 7 hours ago
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**Brand new for 2019** Held within our beautiful Tipi, Make My Day Events will be delivering some truly magical sho… https://t.co/2u9KF5pwG8 2 days 7 hours ago
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Lots happening next week, we can't wait to welcome to you all to Mowbray Park for the Festival of Light! Buy your t… https://t.co/JYaEhCEkUy 3 days 14 hours ago
Christmas in Sunderland starts next week! how will you be spending the festive season this year? for more info of f… https://t.co/lfibMSKMHI 4 days 11 hours ago
Brand new lighting is now being installed in Mowbray Park! Its not too late to get tickets, it runs from Thursday… https://t.co/ofNZANz2cS 5 days 10 hours ago
RT : FREE parking on offer in the city centre this year! Find a full list of car parks https://t.co/3zZklQTEcc https://t.co/wdTskhcDFp 5 days 12 hours ago
RT : Sunderland's Festival of Light is back from Thursday 21st November. Don't miss out. Get your tickets now!… https://t.co/qJdKVI4QBf 6 days 13 hours ago

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