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., 03/07/2020
E.g., 03/07/2020
Red Arrows
24/07/2020 to 26/07/2020
We were all disappointed by the cancellation of this year’s Sunderland Airshow, but fear not, we’re moving online. Airshow lovers will be able to view flying displays from airshows past, cockpit...
swiss planes
24/07/2020 to 26/07/2020
Following careful consideration, Sunderland City Council announces the cancellation of Sunderland Airshow that was due to take place on the weekend of 24 - 26 July 2020. We understand this news will...
15/08/2020 to 16/08/2020
Sunderland City Council regretfully announces the cancellation of Sunderland River Festival that was due to take place on the weekend of 15 - 16 August 2020. We understand this news will be...
Houghton Feast 2020
02/10/2020 to 11/10/2020
This year’s Houghton Feast is getting ready to move online. We’re working hard to make sure that lovers of the ancient festival can still access their favourite event moments. The event will run from...
22/05/2021 to 23/05/2021
Scrantastic family food festival will return to the Broadway and Rectory Park, Houghton-le-Spring (DH4 4BB) on 22 and 23 May 2021.    
Lamplight festival
07/08/2021 to 08/08/2021
A brand new and exciting music festival is taking place in Mowbray Park in the summer of 2021! Indie giants Kaiser Chiefs are taking to the main stage on Saturday 7 August alongside Sunderland’s very...
Bring to Light
14/09/2019 to 16/09/2020
For information on the Covid-19 virus and how it's affecting events at the National Glass Centre Click here  Collections Gallery Across world cultures and time, glass and ceramics have been used as...
Dance Attack
Join this talented local youth company as they embark on a truly magical adventure to the world of dance. An adventure which takes them in many directions and often under attack - DANCE ATTACK....


Did you know?

Mowbray Park in Sunderland city centre is one of the oldest parks in the North East. Restored to its former Victorian splendour, it has an intriguing array of art works.


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