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., 25/08/2019
E.g., 25/08/2019
22/07/2019 to 02/09/2019
Monday is mini-beast hunt day at Wetland Headquarters! Meet in Hollowood every Monday during the summer holidays from 1pm - 2.30pm to explore the world of soil, leaves and dry wood as you hunt for...
23/07/2019 to 27/08/2019
Tuesday is animal tracking day at Wetland Headquarters! Spotting some types of wildlife can be tricky, but most wildlife does leave signs that they've been around. Learn a new skill in this hands-on...
24/07/2019 to 28/08/2019
Wednesday is compass and navigation day at Wetland Headquarters! Join us on the event lawn every Wednesday during the summer holidays opposite the Education Barn 1pm - 2.30pm as we explore the world...
25/07/2019 to 29/08/2019
Join Sunderland Stories every Thursday from 25 July - 29 August to engage in arts activities and tell your stories!  Free  6.30pm - 8.30pm 
25/07/2019 to 29/08/2019
Thursday is our nesting challenge at Wetland Headquarters! Join us at the event lawn from 1pm - 2.30pm (drop-in sessions) every Thursday during the summer holidays to try your hand at nest-building...
26/07/2019 to 30/08/2019
Friday is Pond Dipping day at Wetland Headquarters! Grab your net and explore the world underwater with our education team during family-friendly pond dipping sessions, every Friday during the summer...
30/07/2019 to 01/09/2019
“Ahoy Mateys! Our treasure island indoor beach is here until the 1st of September! Batten down the hatches and sail over to our beach in the Bridges shopping centre where we will host lots of fun-...
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,  ...


Did you know?

Roker beach is home to the unique 'cannonball' rock formations that were the inspiration for the seafront 'pods'.


This Saturday hosts one of the country's biggest community sports events. Join Team GB athletes for… https://t.co/E8hNvrGZmf 1 day 14 hours ago
RT : “Attention” as Ryhope Engines Museum is offering visitors the rare chance to see this historic monument action this… https://t.co/Ij9J3AjdQh 2 days 4 hours ago
We’re biased but there’s no beating these views! is one lucky elephant! https://t.co/l6ailWzTFw 2 days 5 hours ago
pop up park is with us until 2 September, so there's still plenty of time to go along and join in th… https://t.co/mDmf4mMQPB 2 days 10 hours ago
RT : We’ve made it to the How fabulous do we all look 😍 https://t.co/xQGtFi3Uzi 2 days 10 hours ago
Ah wow, that's just gone and made us soooooo hungry ! Bring on the lunchtime burger fest!… https://t.co/8rZEv2JH9n 2 days 10 hours ago
So glad you enjoyed your day! 2 days 13 hours ago
RT : When the sun it sets & the lights they come on over Sunderland :) https://t.co/PeuHqDrPRi 2 days 14 hours ago
Yes we are ready ! Get your tickets folks cos they are coming.... https://t.co/TvGo4rRq0V 2 days 15 hours ago
RT : We are here at Seaburn beach all set for the big community event! Pop over to our stand to find out lo… https://t.co/7JHiNUcyh8 3 days 11 hours ago
We can't wait for this it's going to be an action packed day! 3 days 11 hours ago
Doodle is here! https://t.co/0c0sGoHeMy 3 days 14 hours ago
Join in the fun this afternoon at Seaburn Beach for the last of the Wednesday Active Sunderland BIG Community Sport… https://t.co/wkr1zaYYYh 3 days 15 hours ago
RT : Come and see us in Sunderland! I’m down at beautiful Roker Beach! 4 days 3 hours ago


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