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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
04/05/2019
Renaissance Medicine Family Day Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens Saturday 4 May, 11am, 1pm & 2.30pm Blood! Snot! Bile! Leeches! Learn all the grisly secrets of renaissance medicine with our...
Hair The Musical
06/05/2019 to 11/05/2019
THE 50th ANNIVERSARY PRODUCTION DIRECTED BY JONATHAN O’BOYLE COMES TO SUNDERLAND EMPIRE THEATRE 6TH - 11TH MAY 2019 Following the critically-acclaimed 50th anniversary production of Hair – The...
12/05/2019
The Active Sunderland BIG 3K offers everyone, of whatever age or ability, the opportunity to be part of a fantastic running weekend in the city and the route will take place on part of the same...
17/05/2019 to 19/05/2019
This three day event in Houghton-le-Spring will feature a continental market offering a range of artisan goods and street food to have your taste buds singing. Cooking demonstrations from a few...
20/05/2019 to 25/05/2019
Hair was big, shoulders were padded and mobile phones were shaped like bricks and weighed a tonne! Take a fun-packed trip back in time to the electric 80’s with the world premiere of Club Tropicana...
Downy Duckling Days
25/05/2019 to 02/06/2019
Cuteness alert!!!  Join WWT Washington this May half-term to see tiny ducklings and goslings while hearing about the incredible work WWT does to save some of the world’s most endangered waterbirds....
02/06/2019
Race for Life 5k is suitable for all ages and abilities and the 10k is a great step up from our 5k events. The event is non-competitive and open to everyone – bring the whole family and walk, jog or...
08/06/2019 to 09/06/2019
Entertainment Unlimited Presents Catherine Cookson’s The Cinder Path A new musical adaptation. Thanks to the kind permission of the Catherine Cookson Estate, Entertainment Unlimited is delighted to...

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