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., 18/02/2020
E.g., 18/02/2020
Bring to Light
14/09/2019 to 16/09/2020
Collections Gallery Across world cultures and time, glass and ceramics have been used as materials to make objects that contain light. These objects are practical, they keep us safe from open flame...
Through the Looking Glass
19/10/2019 to 08/03/2020
Although we rarely stop to acknowledge their presence, windows are part of our day to day life and for the majority of us, they are our most regular connection to glass as a material. In this...
Received wisdom
01/02/2020 to 10/05/2020
Received Wisdom 1 Feb - 10 May 2020 An Arts Council Collection National Partner Exhibition Challenging the notion that creative radicalism is the preserve of youth, Received Wisdom brings together a...
11/02/2020 to 07/04/2020
Join Sunderland Pianoforte society at Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens for their 77th season!  Tuesday 11 February: Ugnius Pauliukonis plays Haydn, Chopin and Ravel Tuesday 10 March: Ashley Wass...
Half Term Art
15/02/2020 to 23/02/2020
Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens are excited to bring you activities and workshops over February Half Term that explore the themes of Received Wisdom; our new exhibition which celebrates life-...
Robot Fusing
17/02/2020 to 20/02/2020
Monday 17 & Thursday 20 February 10.00, 11.30, 14.00 & 15.30 / Age 6+ / £10 Design and make your own artwork using colourful glass mosaics and glass grains to create a solid glass tile. You...
Joseph and the amazing technicolor dreamcoat
18/02/2020 to 22/02/2020
Retelling the Biblical story of Joseph, his eleven brothers and the coat of many colours, this magical musical is full of unforgettable songs including Go, Go, Go Joseph, Any Dream Will Do, Jacob and...
Clay Challenge
18/02/2020
Throw the dice to select the picture of an artwork currently on show in our gallery spaces at National Glass Centre and Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art. Your challenge is to sculpt it out of...

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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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