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

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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...
23/09/2017 to 25/02/2018
300 years of the River Wear Commissioners and Port of Sunderland The exhibition tells the important and fascinating story of how Port of Sunderland developed into a major trading port following the...
31/01/2018 to 24/03/2018
Calling all young artists!  We are looking for submissions from young people aged 11 – 20 for this year’s Youth Arts Exhibition. The exhibition will be held in the gallery space at Arts Centre...
03/02/2018 to 25/02/2018
  Can you find the 12 animals of the Chinese zodiac hiding in the Museum? Find all the clues and answer the questions to claim a themed prize. £2.50 per child. Trails are available to buy from museum...
Every week, every Thursday until Thu Mar 22 2018.
22/02/2018 to 22/03/2018
Join us for stories, songs and crafts for toddlers in the Worlds Alive gallery overlooking the Winter Gardens. Cost is £3 per child, £2 per additional child/sibling. Please email museumlearning@...
25/02/2018
This extraordinary band, dubbed the Definitive Pink Floyd Experience, are renowned for their stunning celebration of the music of one of the world's greatest bands. Pink Floyd's Nick Mason describes...
27/02/2018
Peter Beardsley, Kevin Phillips, Peter Reid and Chris Waddle  Four icons of English football appear at the Empire Theatre to discuss their brilliant careers, ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Join:...
28/02/2018
Singalonga Productions invite you to Be our Guest at Sing-a-Long-a Beauty and the Beast. Join us as we celebrate the brand new adaptation of Disney’s iconic fairy tale with on-screen lyrics so...

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The Sunderland International Airshow is the biggest free airshow in Europe and celebrates its 30th anniversary in 2018, with hundreds of thousands of people enjoying magnificent flying displays and activities on the ground.

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