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
31/07/2018
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...
31/07/2018 to 21/08/2018
Family Fusing Get together as a group to make a large fused glass panel.  Learn about the fusing process, discuss your ideas and draw a design for your collaborative project. Adults and children age...
31/07/2018
The mischief continues! At Sunderland Libraries we're celebrating Mischief Makers, Summer Reading Challenge 2018 with some fun crafts and activities. Join us at City Library on Tuesday 31st July...
01/08/2018
Age 18+ Join leading hypnotist Robert Temple on a fast-paced, laugh-out-loud and hysterical ride to the centre of your imagination! This is your chance to become the star of this unforgettable show....
01/08/2018
The mischief continues! Sunderland Libraries are celebrating Mischief Makers, Summer Reading Challenge 2018, with fun crafts and activities throughout the summer holiday. Join us at Houghton Library...
01/08/2018
Butterfly Walk Join Ian Graham the Coast Ranger and Dave Wainwright from Butterfly Conservation for an afternoon recording as many species as possible in this little known area of Sunderland....
01/08/2018 to 29/08/2018
Community sports festivals are being held across the city every Wednesday during the six week school holidays. As well as sports taster sessions provided by community sports clubs, a variety of other...
01/08/2018
Shows at 11am, 1pm & 2pm Meet the amazing rainforest animals from Discovery Zoo and try a special rainforest explorer trail around the Museum & Winter Gardens. Tickets are £3.50 per child (...

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Perhaps Sunderland's most prominent landmark is Penshaw Monument. It was built in 1844 in honour of the first Earl of Durham, John George Lambton. Penshaw was modelled on Theseion, the Temple of Thesus in Athens.

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