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
26/07/2018 to 30/08/2018
Summer Sandcast - Hedgehog, House or Owl Create a glass shape using sand to make a mould. Thursday 26 & Monday 30 July Monday 6, 13, 20, 27 August Thursday 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 August 9.30 – 10.30 10...
26/07/2018
Get your boots on and explore Hylton Dene searching for the creepy crawlies and brilliant bugs that call the dene their home.   At the end of your walk make a mini-beast mask to take home.  Donations...
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...
27/07/2018 to 17/08/2018
Paint a Glass Postcard Take inspiration from the local area to design and use colourful paint pens to create a glass postcard Friday 27 July & Friday 17 August / 10.00 – 12.00 and 13.00 – 16.00...
27/07/2018
Join Sam for a half-day session exploring Hylton Dene and creating natural artworks from the sticks, leaves, seed pods and petals that you find.  As you explore, learn all about the plants and...
27/07/2018
27th July 2018 at Sunderland Minster, Royal Northern Sinfonia presents: Nordic Summer Nights: ScandiStrings An evening of top-tapping dance rhythms, evocative sounds of nature and wonderful string...
27/07/2018
11am - 3pm (re-enactments at 11.30am, 1pm & 2pm) North Terrace, Mowbray Park Celebrate the life of Sunderland hero Jack Crawford and enjoy live re-enactments and family crafts beside the scale...
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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Blockbuster West End shows are staged at the Sunderland Empire, the biggest theatre between Edinbugh and Manchester.

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