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., 19/07/2019
E.g., 19/07/2019
25/07/2019 to 29/08/2019
Thursday is our nesting challenge at Wetland Headquarters! Join us at the event lawn from 1pm - 2.30pm (drop-in sessions) every Thursday during the summer holidays to try your hand at nest-building...
26/07/2019 to 30/08/2019
Friday is Pond Dipping day at Wetland Headquarters! Grab your net and explore the world underwater with our education team during family-friendly pond dipping sessions, every Friday during the summer...
Google Bus at the Beacon of Light
26/07/2019
Google is bringing The Google Digital Garage bus to the Beacon of Light offering local people free advice and coaching on digital skills to help grow their business, career and confidence. The event...
27/07/2019
THE VOICE OF HOUGHTON-LE-SPRING 2019 SINGING COMPETITION FOR YOUNG PEOPLE Do you want the chance to sing in front of thousands of people at the Houghton Feast Opening Ceremony in October? The...
29/07/2019
Bring your favourite teddy and a picnic to Mowbray Park bandstand and join in explorer trails and nature crafts. Enjoy music games and dancing with Dreams on Moonbeams at 1pm (under 5s) and 2pm (...
30/07/2019 to 03/08/2019
After a whirlwind summer romance, leather-clad greaser Danny and girl-next-door Sandy are unexpectedly reunited when she transfers to Rydell High for senior year. But can they survive the trials and...
03/08/2019
Commemorating 45 years since the closure of Usworth Colliery, join us for a family picnic.  Bring along your picnic and enjoy a family afternoon of programme and activity, including brass band,...
Google Bus at the Beacon of Light
03/08/2019
Google is bringing The Google Digital Garage bus to the Beacon of Light offering local people free advice and coaching on digital skills to help grow their business, career and confidence. The event...

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Sunderland is one of the few cities in the UK to have a river, beautiful coastline and two award winning beaches at Roker and Seaburn.

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