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., 25/06/2019
E.g., 25/06/2019
07/06/2019
Join us as we celebrate World Environment Day and World Oceans Day, hearing from speakers who do vital work across the region to support our environment, wildlife and oceans, showcasing local...
07/06/2019
With her beautful, haunting voice, beguiling folk-tinged original material and an ever expanding repertoire of unusual cover versions played on equally unusual instruments (kazoo, stylophone,...
08/06/2019
Come along for some summer fun at Sunderland Minster's annual summer fayre. There will be a prize draw, tombola, games, stalls selling all sorts of lovely things and refreshmentt all to raise money...
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...
Cyclists  setting off from St Peter's Campus last year on one of the longer Sunday rides
15/06/2019 to 16/06/2019
The BIG Bike Ride weekend is back for 2019 and will take place on the 15 and 16 June. The family focused bike ride, on the 15th June, will take place in Herrington Country Park. At only 5 miles and...
18/06/2019
Lord David Puttnam, Oscar-winning film producer and peer, explores the opportunities and threats opening up in what’s now the fastest-growing sector of the UK economy. Lord Puttnam, one of the most...
20/06/2019
Two unlikely companions from opposite ends of the political divide find themselves in a deserted house on the outskirts of town. Desperate, and in hiding from the authorities who are putting...
21/06/2019 to 23/06/2019
New for 2019! Enjoy tasty treats from celebrity chefs and local and international kitchens in the heart of the city centre. Michelin-starred chef Jean-Christophe Novelli is the headline act at the...

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2013 marked 21 years since Sunderland city status from HM The Queen, on 23rd March 1992.

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