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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., 19/07/2019
E.g., 19/07/2019
Sunderland Minster
05/08/2019 to 26/08/2019
What do you know about your Minster ? Many who come into Sunderland Minster are wowed by what some have called a “hidden gem of Sunderland”. Would you like to know more about this beautiful church,  ...
Sunderland Minster
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06/08/2019
Summer Special in the Minster returns for another year every Tuesday in August with the theme of the greatest story teller. Lots of fun for all ages. Music, craft and art, stories. Toaast from 10am...
The Tin Soldier
10/08/2019 to 11/08/2019
The Tin Soldier  10 – 11 August at 11:30 am and 2:30pm Daily at Mowbray Park This performance begins at the Museum and Winter Gardens Gate The Plays in the Parks are promenade performances; therefore...
10/08/2019
Sunderland Arts Market takes place on Saturday 10 August from 10am - 4pm Free entry Locally made arts for sale and meet the artists. 
10/08/2019
Chin! Chin! Gin is the word! Gin Tasting with Poetic License Distillery Get set for a gin thing and sample some gins from Poetic License Distillery including four full-strength gins and four liqueurs...
15/08/2019
An Afternoon of mayhem with Woody, Jessie and Buzz! Join us on a mission to Infinity and Beyond! Thursday 15th August, 1pm-4pm, The Grand Hotel Sunderland Hot Dog, Fries, Drink for all guests &...
18/08/2019
Take a trip down memory lane and join us for a good old fashioned family fun day at the seaside! Go back to the past with Roker Pier and help to celebrate the Heritage Lottery funded restoration of...
18/08/2019
Do you like to act, sing and dance? Then come and audition for Mulan the Pantomime  Auditions are held at Preistman Halll, St Andrew’s Church, Sunderland SR6 9PT Audition time 3pm - 5pm on Sunday...

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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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