There is always something to see and do in Sunderland; take part in our programme of events and festivals, many of which are free!
Blockbuster West End shows are staged at the Sunderland Empire, the biggest theatre between Edinbugh and Manchester.
Looking for a great family day out in a friendly, exciting city by the sea? Looking for fascinating museums, cute wildlife and plenty of space for your little ones to run off their excess energy? Look no more because Sunderland ticks all those boxes and more. Here are our ten best things for all of the family to do in Sunderland.