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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!

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Jurassic Gardens
26/04/2016 to 31/12/2018
Hidden amongst the lush vegetation of our indoor garden a whole series of amazing dinosaur models are waiting to be discovered. See a baby T Rex as it hatches from its giant egg, watch a stegosaurus...
24/03/2018 to 09/09/2018
Young Glass  An exhibition created in collaboration with the Danish Gallery, Glasmuseet Ebeltoft, presenting the finest examples of work by international, early career artists working in glass. Young...
01/05/2018 to 22/07/2018
Our region has fantastic habitats and landscapes that support thousands of species. This competition asked people to show the very best of the North East's wildlife. See the winners and runners-up ...
02/06/2018 to 22/07/2018
This exhibition of Britain's naval heroes includes a famous portrait of Admiral Lord Nelson, on loan from the National Portrait Gallery in London. It also features paintings of sea battles and...
02/06/2018 to 02/09/2018
Follow the trail to explore the sea-themed treasures in the Museum collections and find out more about Sunderland's proud maritime history. Uncover the clues and answer the questions to claim a prize...
02/06/2018 to 02/09/2018
Dress up in maritime costume on our very own ship's deck and take a sea-themed selfie! This will be in the Open Space Gallery in the Museum, for more information call (0191) 561 2323.
Every week, every Friday, except Fri Jun 22 2018.
08/06/2018 to 20/07/2018
Enjoy a 20 minute guided tour of the Naval Heroes exhibition - this includes portraits of two naval heroes, Admiral Horatio Nelson and Newcastle-born Admiral Cuthbert Collingwood. Also learn more...
08/06/2018 to 20/07/2018
Enjoy a 20 minute guided tour of the Naval Heroes exhibition - this includes portraits of two naval heroes, Admiral Horatio Nelson and Newcastle-born Admiral Cuthbert Collingwood. Also learn more...

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Roker Park has welcomed back the annual illuminations for the last two years. This popular event attracts thousands of families to the historical park to enjoy lit displays.

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