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., 17/02/2019
E.g., 17/02/2019
18/01/2019 to 17/03/2019
Holdsworth’s Spatial Objects are strange, alluring portraits of the ‘objects‘ that every one of us encounters every day, and which are the building blocks of vision in a digital age, but which...
01/02/2019 to 09/03/2019
The Youth Arts Exhibition has become a staple in Arts Centre Washingtons main Gallery’s calendar. Each year the centre receive more and more high quality pieces of artwork from young people aged 11...
01/02/2019 to 06/05/2019
In February 2019, to mark the 500th anniversary of the death of Leonardo da Vinci, 144 of the Renaissance master’s greatest drawings in the Royal Collection will go on display in 12 simultaneous...
06/02/2019 to 23/02/2019
Following 8 record-record breaking years in London’s West End and having played in 11 countries around the world to over 7 million people, the National Theatre’s acclaimed play War Horse will soon...
11/02/2019 to 21/02/2019
The exhibition ‘Children Under the Nazis’ curated by Dr Beate Muller of Newcastle University in collaboration with the South African Holocaust and Genocide Foundation, will be on display in three...
12/02/2019 to 09/04/2019
Sunderland Classic Piano 76th Concert Season 2019 Presented by Sunderland Pianoforte Society Join the society for a series of recitals by proffessional classical pianists at the Sunderland Museum and...
16/02/2019 to 24/02/2019
Grab your wellies, get outside and join in at WWT Washington this February half-term as they host their 2019 Puddle Jumping Championships – guaranteed fun whatever the North East weather! Warm up in ...
16/02/2019 to 24/02/2019
Leonardo Code Cracker Trail Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens Saturday 16 – Sunday 24 February   Great fun for February Half Term!  Available during Museum opening hours Follow our special...

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Did you know?

Perhaps Sunderland's most prominent landmark is Penshaw Monument. It was built in 1844 in honour of the first Earl of Durham, John George Lambton. Penshaw was modelled on Theseion, the Temple of Thesus in Athens.

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