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?

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every month on February, March, April, May, June, July, September, October, November, December on the first Saturday, except Sat Feb 04 2017. Also includes Sat Dec 02 2017.
04/02/2017 to 02/12/2017
Join us for our Craft Fair as the arts centre is filled with a variety of stalls selling products created by local artists and crafts people.  With stalls selling jewellery, cards, bags, home baking...
24/03/2018 to 10/06/2018
Borrow a backpack to go exploring the amazing portraits in the BP Portrait Award exhibition, with Eddie the Teddy. Try different puzzles and challenges using the materials provided in the backpack....
06/04/2018 to 05/05/2018
Exhibition of monumental charcoal drawings that explore the boundaries of figure and form. The work is inspired by Neo Expressionism artists and the writings of Jean-Paul Sartre and Albert Camus
16/04/2018 to 21/04/2018
OMG you guys!!! Legally Blonde The Musical is coming to Sunderland, starring Rita Simons as Paulette Bonafonte, Lucie Jones as Elle Woods and Bill Ward as Professor Callahan.   The smash hit Broadway...
every day until Tue Jan 01 2019.
01/01/2017
Visit National Glass Center for amazing daily glass blowing, lathe and flame working demonstrations. They're free and run throughout the day.  Experience the heat of a 1000 degree furnace and watch...
01/01/2017
Visit National Glass Center for amazing daily glass blowing, lathe and flame working demonstrations. They're free and run throughout the day.  Experience the heat of a 1000 degree furnace and watch...
01/01/2017
Visit National Glass Center for amazing daily glass blowing, lathe and flame working demonstrations. They're free and run throughout the day.  Experience the heat of a 1000 degree furnace and watch...
01/01/2017
Visit National Glass Center for amazing daily glass blowing, lathe and flame working demonstrations. They're free and run throughout the day.  Experience the heat of a 1000 degree furnace and watch...

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Did you know?

Sunderland marks the easterly end of the 140-mile C2C (Coast to Coast) route. The C2C cycle trail from Whitehaven in Cumbria to Sunderland is Britain's most popular long distance route, with up to 15,000 cyclists completing it every year.

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