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., 16/09/2019
E.g., 16/09/2019
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...
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...
13/09/2019 to 22/09/2019
Heritage Open Days 2019 Heritage Open Days is England's largest festival of history and culture, bringing together over 2,000 organisations, 5,000 events and 40,000 volunteers. Every year in...

Did you know?

L.S. Lowry spent his holidays in Sunderland at Seaburn, painting scenes of the coast, port and coal mines. The city is the home to one of the best collections of L.S. Lowry paintings in England.

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RT : 📢 ON SALE ANNOUNCEMENT 📢 Elvis Costello and The Imposters will bring their new show to Sunderland - Tue 3 Mar 2020… https://t.co/r6Wn4isUUe 7 hours 17 min ago
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Sunderland Restaurant Week is back,with a range of amazing restaurants from Saturday 21 until Sunday 29 September 2… https://t.co/lF46sfV3at 3 days 23 hours ago
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Do you love your local heritage? Would you like to see behind the scenes and find out more from special… https://t.co/jwp9ZQmVSY 4 days 9 hours ago
A unique chance to see in years gone by, Tuesday next week at Bethany City Church.… https://t.co/3s2nVFZLhu 5 days 2 hours ago
Only a few shorts weeks to untill our brand new local music festival kicks off!! https://t.co/v6kO84l8Wy https://t.co/3b6p3521cU 5 days 5 hours ago
RT : After the blue plaque unveiling, I'll be talking about Marion Phillips MP on Tues 17th Sep 11-1 for… https://t.co/1cSquqHDFe 5 days 7 hours ago
We can't agree more! It's an amazing piece of our history and the cafe… https://t.co/yTwrJZnnnX 5 days 11 hours ago
Fantastic pics of a fantastic building If you want to see it for real then pop along… https://t.co/TbW1MBmGbK 5 days 12 hours ago
There are still tickets available for Saturday's tours - don't miss out! https://t.co/35DfIUgr8d 6 days 6 hours ago
Riverside Festival 2019! can you spot yourself in our video? https://t.co/nbq2Bhem7p 6 days 10 hours ago
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No one knows more than Glenda! Fantastic novels too 🙂 https://t.co/awmqxO2d8c 1 week 7 hours ago

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