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., 22/07/2018
E.g., 22/07/2018
02/07/2018 to 24/09/2018
Hylton Dene Health Walks Held every Monday evening (except Bank Holidays), from July 2nd to September 24th, the walks will take you on a picturesque tour through historic parkland. You will be able...
10/07/2018 to 11/09/2018
Could you be the next King or Queen of Sunderland? Join in round one of Kings and Queens and see if you have what it takes to win a spot on the main stage! Round two 17th July, round three 24th July...
10/07/2018 to 28/07/2018
Clean the Dene! Help make Hylton Dene a better place for both people and wildlife by joining our litter picking sessions! We will be holding sessions during July on: Saturday 7th, Friday 27th and...
21/07/2018 to 02/09/2018
Marvellous Madagascar Trail Saturday 21 July – Sunday 2 September Museum opening hours From Traveller’s Palms to lemurs, discover the amazing plants and animals of Madagascar on an explorer trail in...
21/07/2018 to 02/09/2018
Dusty Duck is back for another adventure-packed summer of outdoor fun with Dusty’s Wildlife Rangers at WWT Washington Wetland Centre.   Children can grab their FREE Wildlife Ranger logbook on arrival...
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...
23/07/2018
12pm - 3pm  Museum Street Meet a naval hero character from the Time Bandits and find out about the objects and tools they would have used aboard a warship. The activity is free but donations are...
23/07/2018 to 25/07/2018
Enjoy a 30-minute pop-up family theatre show with magical tales of the sea and seafaring characters from Sunderland. Hear songs and stories told by ship's chandler Davy Jones and smuggler Peggy Potts...

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Sunderland is home of the National Glass Centre - the only UK centre celebrating the history of glass making and providing a world focus for glass. The centre reopened in 2013 after undergoing a major refurbishment.

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