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., 22/06/2019
E.g., 22/06/2019
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...
24/06/2019 to 07/07/2019
Kinky Boots, the winner of every major Best Musical award, is pleased to announce casting for the upcoming UK tour. Kayi Ushe will play the role of Lola, Paula Lane, known for her role as Kylie Platt...
Your Aunt Fanny
28/06/2019
Suitable for over 18’s only Minge Unhinged Your Aunt Fanny is an all-female comedy sketch group made up of young women from North East England. Their show Minge Unhinged celebrates all things...
29/06/2019
This annual Barnes Park event is back for its fifth year – this year’s theme is the environment and how we can all do our bit to keep Sunderland clean and green.  There'll be lots of of free...
30/06/2019
The ever popular BIG Walk sees one important change this year - the date! Taking place on 30 June from Herrington Country Park there will be three routes to choose from. A 3 mile family friendly walk...
Henry V
18/07/2019 to 21/07/2019
Henry V  18 - 21 July 2019, 7:00pm Nightly at Roker Park This performance begins at the Beach/Lower Promenade Entrance to Roker Park The Plays in the Parks are promenade performances; therefore,...

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Sunderland's Friendship Agreement with Washington DC makes us the only city in Europe to enjoy such a relationship with the world's most powerful city. Washington Old Hall is home to the direct ancestors of the first president of the United States of America.

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If you enjoyed Scrantastic over the weekend, there’s only a few weeks until Sunderland Food and Drink Festival. Cel… https://t.co/82mR3RjyFl 2 days 3 hours ago
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Thanks so much to everyone who came along to our first ever Scrantastic food festival in Houghton this weekend. We… https://t.co/lTweEGdM0D 2 days 23 hours ago
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Carrot cake was divine. Thanks for sharing, and for being an amazing guest chef! https://t.co/3st9M63DAc 3 days 1 hour ago
Full house for Steven Carter Bailey’s second demo of the day, sharing some top cake decorating tips at Scrantastic. https://t.co/flUvUCkRt8 3 days 2 hours ago
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The fabulous is here at Scrantastic for his first demonstration of the day. https://t.co/1GYscZ2kwD 3 days 4 hours ago
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