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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., 10/12/2019
E.g., 10/12/2019
01/12/2019 to 24/12/2019
Experience Washington Old Hall in a different light. This is an opportunity to see these quaint, historic gardens in a special way. For more information Click here 
08/12/2019 to 15/12/2019
Create beautiful Christmas decorations using traditional techniques at the National Glass Centre. This elementary course in copper foil technique stained glass will teach you basic stained glass...
Every week, every Thursday until Thu Sep 10 2020.
12/09/2019
Bring your little ones to join the Rainforest Rascals at Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens! Every week we choose a different picture book to inspire us in our choice of songs, stories and fun for...
13/12/2019 to 05/01/2020
You shall go to the ball next Christmas, with the spectacular Fairy Godmother of all pantomimes Cinderella. Join Cinders as she transforms from rags to riches, outwits her very ugly sisters, plus...
Christmas Gothic
13/12/2019
From the creators of Dalloway, The Unremarkable Death of Marilyn Monroe, Austen’s Women, I, Elizabeth, The Diaries of Adam and Eve and Female Gothic. Christmas: a time to remember the past, celebrate...
14/12/2019
Christmas By Candlelight Sunderland Symphony Orchestra - with St Anthony’s Senior Choir When: Saturday, 14th December at 4.00pm Venue: West Park Church, Stockton Rd, Sunderland, SR2 7AQ (opposite...
Santa Event at Bowes Railway
14/12/2019
SANTA IS COMING ON HIS NEW SLEIGH to Bowes Railway Saturday 14th December 2019 £5 per CHILD TICKET Tickets available from WWW.ticketsource.co.uk/bowes-railway-company or call in at the Bowes Railway...
Christmas Event, Wreath Making at Fulwell Mill
14/12/2019
Christmas Wreath Making Workshop Held in Fulwell Mill Tearoom Saturday 14th December 10am till 12.00 £10 per Wreath Led by Howard Leslie - All material supplied although bring scissors or secateurs...

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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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