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., 19/09/2018
E.g., 19/09/2018
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...
29/06/2018 to 23/09/2018
John Kippin: Based on a True Story, Works 1984 ̶ 2018 Preview: Thursday 28 June, 6.00 - 9.00pm Exhibition: 29 June  ̶  23 September 2018 Based on a True Story surveys forty years of making art in...
02/07/2018 to 24/09/2018
Hylton Dene Health Walks Held every Monday evening (except Bank Holidays), from July 2nd to September 24th, the walks will take you on a picturesque tour through historic parkland. You will be able...
04/08/2018 to 04/11/2018
Julie Cope’s Grand Tour: The Story of a Life by Grayson Perry 4 August - 4 November 2018 The exhibition shows two large-scale, colourful tapestries along with an audio recording of The Ballad of...
06/09/2018 to 29/09/2018
Winner of over 100 international awards, Wicked has been casting its magical spell across the world for over a decade and continues to break records at London’s Apollo Victoria Theatre, where it is...

Did you know?

St Peter's Church in Monkwearmouth formed part of the Anglo-Saxon monastery of Wearmouth-Jarrow, which was home to the author of the first history of England, the Venerable Bede.

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