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., 22/07/2018
E.g., 22/07/2018
27/07/2018
27th July 2018 at Sunderland Minster, Royal Northern Sinfonia presents: Nordic Summer Nights: ScandiStrings An evening of top-tapping dance rhythms, evocative sounds of nature and wonderful string...
27/07/2018
11am - 3pm (re-enactments at 11.30am, 1pm & 2pm) North Terrace, Mowbray Park Celebrate the life of Sunderland hero Jack Crawford and enjoy live re-enactments and family crafts beside the scale...
27/07/2018
Direct from London's West End, this is the world’s favourite George Michael tribute show. Get ready for an unforgettable evening celebrating the global superstar that is George Michael! Make new...
27/07/2018
Our summer crafts this year are inspired by The Beano. Come and design a comic book inspired flag and join them together to decorate our library in Comic Action Bunting! Or pop your flag on a stick...
28/07/2018
Music fans are invited to the biggest party of the year as the unstoppable Magic of Motown show steams into town! Seen by over a 1 million people all over the world and recently performed for the...
29/07/2018
From Fire Engines to Ambulances, all thing emergency services, including the Police, Fire & ambulance services, RNLI and air ambulance will be on display at the North East Land, Sea & Air...
29/07/2018
Sunday 29th July will see the 4th Dragon Boat Race at Hetton Lyons Country Park, organised by Rotary North East. This is your opportunity to be a part of this fantastic event and raise money for your...
30/07/2018
Take inspiration from the museum collections and make your own art and design projects for display in our special exhibitions gallery. Materials are provided. Suitable for young people aged 11-14...

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Blockbuster West End shows are staged at the Sunderland Empire, the biggest theatre between Edinbugh and Manchester.

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