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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!

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26/08/2018 to 27/08/2018
Come along and enjoy this Spectacular event at Hylton Castle on August Bank Holiday Weekend One of the Countries Largest and most Exciting English Civil War Battle Re-enactments Sunday 26th August...
27/08/2018
August Bank Holiday Monday - North East Bus Preservation Trust Presents Historic Vehicle Rally at Seaburn Recreation Park. Join us for a day of Classic vehicles and family fun.  Featuring Vintage and...
06/09/2018 to 29/09/2018
Winner of over 100 international awards, Wicked has been casting its magical spell across the world for over a decade and continues to break records at London’s Apollo Victoria Theatre, where it is...
08/09/2018 to 09/09/2018
North East Festival of Transport Classic Vehicle Show Pre 2000 entries Join us fro two days of Classic Buses, Cars, Commercial Vehicles, Motorcycles and Military Vehicles. Brought to you by...
15/09/2018
Come along to Albany Park in Washington and Celebrate this fantastic family funday. Lots to see and do!! Hertiage displays and information, Banner Groups, Fun Fair, Performers throughout the day,...
18/10/2018 to 18/11/2018
Sunderland Illuminations are back for 2018, with lights spreading sparkle from St Peters Church all along the seafront.  As well as feature lighting, the illuminated observation wheel will return to...
24/10/2018 to 17/11/2018
The epic love story of our time, Miss Saigon tells the story of the last days of the Vietnam War, 17 year-old Kim is forced to work in a Saigon bar run by a notorious character known as the Engineer...
21/11/2018 to 24/11/2018
Those Terrible Tudors and Awful Egyptians are heading for Sunderland Empire, 21 – 24 November 2018 with two hilarious shows featuring eye-popping 3D special effects! In 1993, the first of Terry...

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