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., 23/01/2019
E.g., 23/01/2019
Red Arrows at Sunderland Airshow
26/07/2019 to 28/07/2019
We're looking forward to Sunderland Airshow 2019, our 31st annual spectacular! Join us from 26-28 July 2019 to see the return of some of our favourite aircrafts, plus some exciting new additions for...
01/02/2019 to 06/05/2019
In February 2019, to mark the 500th anniversary of the death of Leonardo da Vinci, 144 of the Renaissance master’s greatest drawings in the Royal Collection will go on display in 12 simultaneous...
02/02/2019
Celebrate the Year of the Pig with Chinese arts & crafts, lion dances, family trails and selling stalls. Free entry; for more information call 0191 561 2323 or e-mail museumlearning@sunderland....
16/02/2019 to 24/02/2019
Grab your wellies, get outside and join in at WWT Washington this February half-term as they host their 2019 Puddle Jumping Championships – guaranteed fun whatever the North East weather! Warm up in ...
19/03/2019 to 23/03/2019
Musical comedy, CALENDAR GIRLS The Musical, comes to Sunderland Empire, 19-23 March 2019. The new tour will star novelist and television presenter Fern Britton, returning to the stage for the first...

Did you know?

Perhaps Sunderland's most prominent landmark is Penshaw Monument. It was built in 1844 in honour of the first Earl of Durham, John George Lambton. Penshaw was modelled on Theseion, the Temple of Thesus in Athens.

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RT : Create a glass fish or hedgehog in our February half term sandcast! Watch as molten glass is poured into your mould… https://t.co/FvbBfQAKsk 14 hours 31 min ago
RT : People are invited to two forthcoming events in Sunderland helping to commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day… https://t.co/b6ZBMvZCsl 18 hours 18 min ago
Exciting new event in the city this year, a 5k run going over the beautiful https://t.co/FEWybaoVzc 22 hours 15 min ago
It’s a beautiful day for a brisk walk in Mowbray Park. https://t.co/AbjjSX7egA 22 hours 51 min ago
RT : Catch the live on today, chatting all about their brand new tour… https://t.co/AXUnvGtKir 1 day 1 hour ago
RT : A blood red moon & a rosy hue over Penshaw this morning https://t.co/apGids4JWr 1 day 23 hours ago
Holocaust Memorial Day (27th January) is a time for everyone to remember the millions of people murdered in the hol… https://t.co/EWRLggPdcQ 2 days 1 hour ago
Who doesn't love a bit of Cash??! If like us you loved the Man in Black then this is a show not to miss!… https://t.co/FVeBUChi3V 3 days 23 hours ago
Were really looking forward to seeing the second installation by artist Dan Holdsworth previewing t… https://t.co/wlam3S6opm 5 days 18 hours ago
RT : Character comedy at its best coming to on the 2nd Feb.... catch sell out show!… https://t.co/OfaPzctfSQ 5 days 20 hours ago
RT : 20% OFF Karting. EVERY DAY in January. SIMPLE. Karting from only £20! Bookings: 0191 521 4050 Full T&Cs Apply:… https://t.co/ofsTbj1haf 6 days 20 hours ago
RT : NEWS ALERT! We’re delighted to announce the Swiss airforce will be at our airshow this year, for the firs… https://t.co/z9hYtM4KH5 6 days 20 hours ago
RT : Check out my new blog post - https://t.co/jc6AP2VOSB was superb show. I laughed from beginning to end. 6 days 22 hours ago
RT : Win one of two annual passes to , Start your new year with a wild adventure! 🐹🐰🦊🦋🐌… https://t.co/rPiY4SlFNA 1 week 45 min ago
How lucky we are to have this view on our doorstep? 😍 indeed! https://t.co/a6vySTBTTM 1 week 14 hours ago

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