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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., 26/03/2019
E.g., 26/03/2019
12/04/2019
Little Inventors Makers Day Easter Fun at Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens Friday 12 April, 11am – 12.30pm & 1.30pm – 3pm Create your own invention ideas and have a go at making them into 3...
13/04/2019
Spectroscopic Analysis of Medieval Ink Pigments: Look But Don’t Touch & Telescopes: From early Infants to Modern Giants Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens, Saturday 13 April, 2pm – 4pm These...
15/04/2019
HORSES, HORSES, HORSES! Easter Fun at Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens Monday 15 April, 11am – 12.30pm & 1.30pm – 3pm Leonardo da Vinci made many drawings of horses during his artistic...
17/04/2019
Science Buddies Catapult Challenge Easter Fun at Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens Wednesday 17 April, 11am, 1pm and 2.30pm Work in teams with the Science Buddies to design your own catapults...
18/04/2019
The Penshaw Bowl Sunderland’s much loved free Easter event, will return on Thursday 18 April bringing with it a wealth of ‘egg-citing’ opportunities for Easter family fun. The event, which has...
18/04/2019
This year’s Penshaw Bowl will take place 12-4pm on Thursday 18 April at the Amphitheatre in Herrington Country Park. Egg rolling contest The traditional egg rolling contest is free and will be...
Giant Duck Hunt
19/04/2019 to 22/04/2019
A gang of giant ducks is flocking to Washington this Easter weekend and we need your help to track them down! There are 12 large yellow visitors waiting to be discovered – find them all using your...
27/04/2019
Botanical Drawing Classes Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens, Saturday 30 March & Saturday 27 April, 10.30AM – 3.30PM Enjoy a full day class with WEA tutor Jane Wolfenden to explore line,...

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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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