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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., 25/06/2019
E.g., 25/06/2019
27/07/2019
THE VOICE OF HOUGHTON-LE-SPRING 2019 SINGING COMPETITION FOR YOUNG PEOPLE Do you want the chance to sing in front of thousands of people at the Houghton Feast Opening Ceremony in October? The...
The Tin Soldier
10/08/2019 to 11/08/2019
The Tin Soldier  10 – 11 August at 11:30 am and 2:30pm Daily at Mowbray Park This performance begins at the Museum and Winter Gardens Gate The Plays in the Parks are promenade performances; therefore...
28/08/2019
If you enjoyed our BIG Community Sports Festivals then you'll love our brand new BIG Summer Festival. Celebrating the end of the summer holidays in style we will be at Herrington Country Park on...
Comedy of Errors
29/08/2019 to 01/09/2019
Comedy of Errors  29 August – 1 September, 6:00pm Nightly at Barnes Park This performance begins outside the Coach House Café The Plays in the Parks are promenade performances; therefore, audiences...
Ant Middleton
20/09/2019
Ant Middleton, best known as the Chief Instructor for Channel 4’s hit shows, SAS : Who Dares Wins, Mutiny and Escape has added new dates to the Mind Over Muscle Tour for September 2019 due to...
21/09/2019 to 22/09/2019
NEW FOR 2019! BEATS music festival will take place at various venues across Sunderland city centre this September, with music acts to suit all tastes. Full details on all the acts to be confirmed.
30/09/2019 to 05/10/2019
JAMIE WILSON AND GAVIN KALIN with Colin Ingram and Peter Kane for InTheatre, Marc David Levine, Curve, Hunter Arnold and Eilene Davidson PROUDLY PRESENT THE HIT BROADWAY MUSICAL ON YOUR FEET! THE...
15/10/2019 to 26/10/2019
MOTOWN CELEBRATES ITS 60TH ANNIVERSARY YEAR AS FIVE STAR PRODUCTION OF “MOTOWN THE MUSICAL” CONTINUES ITS MAJOR UK TOUR THROUGHOUT 2019 INCLUDING A DATE AT SUNDERLAND EMPIRE, 15 – 26 OCTOBER 2019...

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Did you know?

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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