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., 25/06/2019
E.g., 25/06/2019
29/03/2019 to 02/06/2019
Kelly Richardson's series of images and videos show us what at first seems like a fantastical future dreamt up in science fiction. They have been developed through conversations with climate...
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...
Coding Club
29/04/2019 to 01/07/2019
Free computer coding course for 8 to 11 year olds Global solutions company Saggezza will run its third OGravity course at Sunderland Software Centre, Monday evenings 4pm – 5.30p, 29 April to 1 July...
18/05/2019 to 08/06/2019
Sunderland College's final year HND show offers visitors an exciting opportunity to experience emerging contemporary Art and Photography practice in the region.  Students will present work of great...
20/05/2019 to 25/05/2019
Hair was big, shoulders were padded and mobile phones were shaped like bricks and weighed a tonne! Take a fun-packed trip back in time to the electric 80’s with the world premiere of Club Tropicana...
Elmer
25/05/2019
To help celebrate Elmers Great North Parade 2019, Sunderland Libraries Service are having an Elmer Craft Activity Day in all of the Sunderland Libraries. City Library @ Museum & Winter Gardens,...
Downy Duckling Days
25/05/2019 to 02/06/2019
Cuteness alert!!!  Join WWT Washington this May half-term to see tiny ducklings and goslings while hearing about the incredible work WWT does to save some of the world’s most endangered waterbirds....
Clean the Dene
25/05/2019
Come and help Clean the Dene! Our litter picks are a fun and rewarding way to spend your morning. Please wear sturdy shoes and long trousers/jeans to avoid any scratches. Dogs on leads are welcome....

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Did you know?

Sunderland will welcome over 50 Tall Ships for the first time, when we are the start port for the 2018 races, from 11-14 July.

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Sunderland band taking to the stage at the and sounding great. https://t.co/plXwtlfanF 1 day 20 hours ago
The Tall Ships Sunderland won best event in Sunderland in 2018! Fantastic news and great recognition for the event… https://t.co/MyJKeaF6fJ 1 day 20 hours ago
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What a fantastic gem of a place! We’ve just toured the Bowes Railway and highly recommend a visit. Fascinating hist… https://t.co/eNEfegqnDr 2 days 9 min ago
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RT : 📣 Announcement! 📣 We’re excited to let you know that Summer Streets Festival is returning to Sunderland on Saturday… https://t.co/ZtQpAjOMXo 3 days 3 hours ago
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RT : Next week today will be our Medieval Fayre! We hope you're as excited as we are! https://t.co/p5ViVF1gBn 3 days 19 hours ago
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