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., 19/07/2019
E.g., 19/07/2019
NGC 21
06/04/2019 to 15/09/2019
Main Gallery Exhibition 6 April – 15 September 2019 To celebrate National Glass Centre’s 21st birthday we will present an exhibition featuring the work of artists who have played a role in...
15/06/2019 to 18/08/2019
John Peter Askew is an artist who works with the camera. For 30 years he has travelled to the easternmost city in Europe, Perm, in Russia. ‘We’ is a kind of epic Russian novel told across multiple...
21/06/2019 to 27/07/2019
This is an exhibition that celebrates our very close relationship to Pyrex glass. Between 1922 and 2007 all of the Pyrex sold across the British Commonwealth (with the exception of Canada) was made...
Henry V
18/07/2019 to 21/07/2019
Henry V  18 - 21 July 2019, 7:00pm Nightly at Roker Park This performance begins at the Beach/Lower Promenade Entrance to Roker Park The Plays in the Parks are promenade performances; therefore,...
Abba Mania
19/07/2019
It is just over 40 years since ABBA won Eurovision and now it’s your chance to thank ABBA for the music! ABBA Mania is now accepted as the world’s number one touring ABBA tribute production....

Did you know?

Sunderland Airshow celebrates its 30th anniversary in 2018, with hundreds of thousands of people expected to enjoy magnificent flying displays and activities on the ground.

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RT : Set course for the City Library at the Museum this summer. The first of our intergalactic craft activities is takin… https://t.co/Zlr6SdMt5d 3 days 7 hours ago
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