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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!

What's on today? What's on this week?

E.g., 08/12/2019
E.g., 08/12/2019
Christmas in Sunderland
21/11/2019 to 05/01/2020
Join us this winter and get ready for a jam-packed programme of activity as the festive season takes over Sunderland city centre. Launching on the 21 November Christmas in Sunderland will include a...
21/11/2019 to 22/12/2019
Open every week Thursday - Sunday, 21 November – 22 December New location, Mowbray Park, Sunderland City Centre Part of the Christmas in Sunderland programme, the Festival of Light is back with a...
21/11/2019 to 05/01/2020
Ready for a real 'ice' time this Christmas from 21 November to 5 January? Then get your skates on and head down to Keel Square and our fabulous ice rink, there's plenty of fun to be had throughout...
13/12/2019 to 05/01/2020
You shall go to the ball next Christmas, with the spectacular Fairy Godmother of all pantomimes Cinderella. Join Cinders as she transforms from rags to riches, outwits her very ugly sisters, plus...

Did you know?

Blockbuster West End shows are staged at the Sunderland Empire, the biggest theatre between Edinbugh and Manchester.

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Come and join Santa’s elves as they check the famous list to see who has been good. Are you ready to sing, dance a… https://t.co/CwessUPcsb 21 hours 43 min ago
If you're visiting Festival of Light this weekend look out for The Light Gliders who will be out and about causing… https://t.co/iVQMpTAHE5 1 day 21 hours ago
Festival of Light opens its gates for the 3rd weekend at 4pm today! Buy your tickets online now at… https://t.co/rAsGSJRaKO 2 days 19 hours ago
Buy your tickets for this week’s Festival of Light online now at https://t.co/QFT9jaQXNL Don’t forget you can par… https://t.co/hTMEEbNIWe 3 days 14 hours ago
Planning to visit Festival of Light this weekend? Why not pick up a ticket for our Christmas Show too? Held in our… https://t.co/Jv7e90KXvB 4 days 14 hours ago
We had another wonderful weekend at The Festival of Light!! Don’t forget to get your tickets for this weekend’s eve… https://t.co/IwbQYkZa4s 5 days 16 hours ago
With free parking in council city centre car parks after 3pm! https://t.co/qKj06gqpAP 6 days 23 hours ago
What a fab opportunity to pick up some unique Christmas gifts! Get the date in your diary and don't miss out… https://t.co/cbWyd6Qw5a 1 week 1 day ago
Festival of Light is open from 4pm today. If you're visiting don't forget to drop in to our beautiful tipi to take… https://t.co/8FdwOyQku8 1 week 1 day ago
RT : last week Christmas in Sunderland arrived with entertainment and a spectacular firework display.… https://t.co/tTCvgFBJ1f 1 week 2 days ago
Festival of Light is set to open at 4pm for the weekend! Come down and enjoy the FREE craft and slime making sessio… https://t.co/uf7oSoRmVb 1 week 2 days ago
Festival of Light is open Thursday-Sunday this week. This week in our beautiful tipi we have FREE drop in craft ses… https://t.co/qfeCUm4iGh 1 week 3 days ago
During the Festival of light Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens shop is open full of Christmas gifts and more. Hol… https://t.co/FNOUiKZl6s 1 week 6 days ago
Heading to the Festival of light in Mowbray Park, don't forget free parking is on offer thoughout. For more informa… https://t.co/lGdrHShIcP 1 week 6 days ago
Fantastic work from MBC Arts Wellbeing CIC https://t.co/xsp8B5czVB 2 weeks 17 hours ago

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