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., 24/08/2019
E.g., 24/08/2019
31/08/2019 to 01/09/2019
Sunderland's famous riverside, which welcomed some of the 1.2 million visitors to last year’s award-winning Tall Ships Races, will host the Sunderland River Festival 31 Aug - 1 September, celebrating...
28/09/2019
NEW FOR 2019. Enjoy music from Social Room, Vandebilt, Plastic glass and more at this brand new event on the Sunderland music calendar. Sounds of Sunderland music festival will take place at various...
22/07/2019 to 01/09/2019
Join us every day from 11am to 3pm during the summer holidays for wild family fun. Alongside playing games on the top lawn, relaxing in the gardens or exploring the nuttery, there are lots of...
21/08/2019 to 01/11/2019
THE GREAT NORTH PARADE Elmer's Great North Parade is the follow up to the highly successful Great North Snowdogs trail held in 2016. The free art trail in support of St Oswald's Hospice arrives in...

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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This Saturday hosts one of the country's biggest community sports events. Join Team GB athletes for… https://t.co/E8hNvrGZmf 1 day 16 min ago
RT : “Attention” as Ryhope Engines Museum is offering visitors the rare chance to see this historic monument action this… https://t.co/Ij9J3AjdQh 1 day 13 hours ago
We’re biased but there’s no beating these views! is one lucky elephant! https://t.co/l6ailWzTFw 1 day 14 hours ago
pop up park is with us until 2 September, so there's still plenty of time to go along and join in th… https://t.co/mDmf4mMQPB 1 day 20 hours ago
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Ah wow, that's just gone and made us soooooo hungry ! Bring on the lunchtime burger fest!… https://t.co/8rZEv2JH9n 1 day 20 hours ago
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RT : When the sun it sets & the lights they come on over Sunderland :) https://t.co/PeuHqDrPRi 2 days 22 min ago
Yes we are ready ! Get your tickets folks cos they are coming.... https://t.co/TvGo4rRq0V 2 days 44 min ago
RT : We are here at Seaburn beach all set for the big community event! Pop over to our stand to find out lo… https://t.co/7JHiNUcyh8 2 days 21 hours ago
We can't wait for this it's going to be an action packed day! 2 days 21 hours ago
Doodle is here! https://t.co/0c0sGoHeMy 2 days 23 hours ago
Join in the fun this afternoon at Seaburn Beach for the last of the Wednesday Active Sunderland BIG Community Sport… https://t.co/wkr1zaYYYh 3 days 46 min ago
RT : Come and see us in Sunderland! I’m down at beautiful Roker Beach! 3 days 13 hours ago

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