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., 19/07/2019
E.g., 19/07/2019
23/07/2019 to 27/07/2019
Here we go again! The smash hit musical is back in the UK. Rock of Ages is an LA love story lavished with over 25 classic rock anthems. Lose yourself in a city and a time where the dreams are as big...
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...
Sunderland Minster
24/07/2019
As it's Airshow week we thought we would have a paper plane competition. Why not come along, make a paper plane and see how far it will fly? Planes must be made with the paper provided - rules will...
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...
24/07/2019 to 21/08/2019
The Active Sunderland BIG Community Sports Festivals are back this summer and are bigger and better than ever. Come along and try a new activity or sport for only £2 per person. Activities are...
25/07/2019 to 27/07/2019
Washington Theatre Group presents The Last Will An old man returns to his family after decades away from home. The end is close, his mind and body are failing and he wishes above all else to make...
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 

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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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