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., 19/09/2018
E.g., 19/09/2018
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,...
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...
30/09/2018
Entries are now being taken for this year's Active Sunderland BIG Walk which takes place on Sunday 30 September. This event is a wonderful way to be active with family and friends while taking in...

Did you know?

Roker beach is home to the unique 'cannonball' rock formations that were the inspiration for the seafront 'pods'.

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We loved our sneak preview tour of pier tunnel and lighthouse! What a fantastic gem in our… https://t.co/EFHSXfBbfV 16 hours 20 min ago
Frequently Asked Questions are now available for Sunderland Illuminations and Festival of Light via the link below… https://t.co/c6jhJMUdME 3 days 15 hours ago
Very happy to see Roker and Seaburn in list of the UKs most beautiful beaches. We couldn't agree more!… https://t.co/bcZf9Lx1hE 4 days 19 hours ago
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Tickets are available online now for . Only £2 per person for a great family night out. https://t.co/uZkZi9Ltfs 5 days 10 hours ago
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What a fantastic opportunity for all of the performers out there! If you want to apply you have until 5th October!… https://t.co/uhIJIHO3Tu 5 days 17 hours ago
RT : ‘If you are going to get anywhere in life you have to read a lot of books.’ We love Roald Dahl here a… https://t.co/va2jMojF3b 5 days 17 hours ago
RT : Looking for something to do this weekend? Come and explore our wonderful site for free. We're open tomorrow and S… https://t.co/cB1o4suDVS 6 days 13 hours ago
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What a great way to spend such a sunny day ! If you're passing by why not join in and help to pre… https://t.co/NqhGuByRrt 6 days 18 hours ago
RT : Introduction to Glass Casting FREE Art and Design Course for 16 – 18 year olds with artist Rachel Laycock. This… https://t.co/EDljqgbvPI 1 week 14 hours ago
RT : Come and see traditional shipbuilding skills and techniques in the busy and active boatyard. Children and adults c… https://t.co/F7RVPBRCE3 1 week 14 hours ago
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