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., 23/07/2018
E.g., 23/07/2018
10/07/2018 to 28/07/2018
Clean the Dene! Help make Hylton Dene a better place for both people and wildlife by joining our litter picking sessions! We will be holding sessions during July on: Saturday 7th, Friday 27th and...
21/07/2018 to 02/09/2018
Marvellous Madagascar Trail Saturday 21 July – Sunday 2 September Museum opening hours From Traveller’s Palms to lemurs, discover the amazing plants and animals of Madagascar on an explorer trail in...
21/07/2018 to 02/09/2018
Dusty Duck is back for another adventure-packed summer of outdoor fun with Dusty’s Wildlife Rangers at WWT Washington Wetland Centre.   Children can grab their FREE Wildlife Ranger logbook on arrival...
23/07/2018
12pm - 3pm  Museum Street Meet a naval hero character from the Time Bandits and find out about the objects and tools they would have used aboard a warship. The activity is free but donations are...
23/07/2018 to 25/07/2018
Enjoy a 30-minute pop-up family theatre show with magical tales of the sea and seafaring characters from Sunderland. Hear songs and stories told by ship's chandler Davy Jones and smuggler Peggy Potts...
23/07/2018
Get creative as we make art inspired by 'F' Pit Museum and Washington's history. £1 suggested donation per child. Come and help us celebrate National Archaeology Week by discovering fossils and...
24/07/2018
The Reading Agency and libraries have teamed up with The Beano to present Mischief Makers, Summer Reading Challenge 2018. We're hosting craft activities and events twice a week all through the summer...
24/07/2018
The Reading Agency and libraries have teamed up with The Beano to present Mischief Makers, Summer Reading Challenge 2018. We're hosting crafts and activities twice a week all through the summer...

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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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