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., 23/04/2019
E.g., 23/04/2019
Red Arrows at Sunderland Airshow
26/07/2019 to 28/07/2019
We're looking forward to Sunderland Airshow 2019, our 31st annual spectacular! Join us from 26-28 July 2019 to see the return of some of our favourite aircrafts, plus some exciting new additions for...
01/02/2019 to 06/05/2019
In February 2019, to mark the 500th anniversary of the death of Leonardo da Vinci, 144 of the Renaissance master’s greatest drawings in the Royal Collection will go on display in 12 simultaneous...
02/03/2019 to 06/05/2019
Amazing Inventions Trail Half Term Fun at Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens Saturday 2 March – Monday 6 May   Available during Museum opening hours Follow our special trail to discover amazing...
21/03/2019 to 04/05/2019
A group of artists discover what a fresh start means to them. This is about the act of anticipating the future by understanding the past, but what kind of future can we expect? This exhibition will...
29/03/2019 to 02/06/2019
Kelly Richardson's series of images and videos show us what at first seems like a fantastical future dreamt up in science fiction. They have been developed through conversations with climate...
NGC 21
06/04/2019 to 15/09/2019
Main Gallery Exhibition 6 April – 15 September 2019 To celebrate National Glass Centre’s 21st birthday we will present an exhibition featuring the work of artists who have played a role in...
Lego Brick Duck
06/04/2019 to 06/05/2019
The much-loved trail and workshops return! See giant LEGO sculptures sitting alongside their real-life cousins and meet three brilliant new models. Explore the wetlands as you complete a fun trail...
27/04/2019
Botanical Drawing Classes Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens, Saturday 30 March & Saturday 27 April, 10.30AM – 3.30PM Enjoy a full day class with WEA tutor Jane Wolfenden to explore line,...

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Did you know?

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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It's steaming weekend at the fabulous and fascinating Ryhope Engines Museum! There's also a classic car show! (We… https://t.co/VRG1wlYfMQ 4 days 13 hours ago
RT : KEEP CALM... We’re only opening our doors to the public this weekend & we can’t wait! 🤗 Free entry for everyone th… https://t.co/INEsyaCcoY 4 days 14 hours ago
A brilliant day 🐰 🐣 ☀️ https://t.co/oUVangYSt7 5 days 3 hours ago
Perfect weather, and long overdue after a lot of chilly Penshaw Bowls! 5 days 6 hours ago
More and more people are signing up for this year's BIG 3K Run - many to help raise money for charity.… https://t.co/rJc5Z97Wcj 5 days 7 hours ago
We’ve had thousands of visitors with some brilliant eggs, THE Easter bunny, donkeys, kites, too many sports to ment… https://t.co/8vAnaGWjYz 5 days 7 hours ago
RT : Uncover the spectacular view of the North East landscape from Sunderland's Penshaw Monument. https://t.co/isAlsVd8K6 5 days 7 hours ago
RT : These guys & gals can't wait for you to find them this Easter weekend! 12 of these over-sized yellow ducks are hidd… https://t.co/MVISa4E5J2 5 days 8 hours ago
Let the rolling commence at Penshaw Bowl! https://t.co/FiCM8Wcs2X 5 days 10 hours ago
RT : The sun is shining, the crowd is ready, it’s almost time for the first egg roll at Penshaw Bowl 🥚 🐣 https://t.co/7k8McwoQbo 5 days 10 hours ago
The sun is out ☀️ who’s ready to roll at Penshaw Bowl? The fun starts at 12 noon, give yourself plenty of time to g… https://t.co/dyk3VQiS0I 5 days 13 hours ago
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