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., 22/10/2019
E.g., 22/10/2019
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28/09/2019 to 19/01/2020
National Glass Centre, Balcony Gallery This exhibition offers an opportunity to buy unique, high quality, hand-made gifts made in glass and ceramics. The artists represented are working at various...
Literature festival 2019
01/10/2019 to 30/10/2019
Each October Sunderland Libraries Literature Festival brings together a vibrant mix of authors, thinkers and artists to the city, providing inspiration and entertainment. The festival has been...
01/10/2019 to 31/10/2019
A trick or treat awaits you... Our Nauseating Nature trail returns this October with more foul facts and stomach-turning tales about the underworld of wetlands and the wildlife that lurk within....
05/10/2019 to 03/11/2019
Can you find all of the creepy creatures hiding around the Museum and Winter Gardens including wolves, spiders and bats? Answer the questions to claim a themed prize. £2.50 per entry. Trails are...
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...
Through the Looking Glass
19/10/2019 to 08/03/2020
Although we rarely stop to acknowledge their presence, windows are part of our day to day life and for the majority of us, they are our most regular connection to glass as a material. In this...
Make a Glass Pumpkin
19/10/2019 to 27/10/2019
Saturday 19 / Sunday 20  &  Saturday 26 / Sunday 27 October Create a colourful glass pumpkin for Halloween at the National Glass Centre! These experiences offer you the opportunity to personalise...
Glass Pumpkin Demonstrations
21/10/2019 to 31/10/2019
Monday 21 – Friday 25 October & Monday 28 – Thursday 31 October Glass blowing demonstrations especially for Halloween at the National Glass Centre! Come along and observe the skills of our studio...

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Did you know?

Sunderland Airshow celebrates its 30th anniversary in 2018, with hundreds of thousands of people expected to enjoy magnificent flying displays and activities on the ground.

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Fantastic event! https://t.co/KDiHGi219r 15 hours 58 min ago
Buy 3 tickets or more and you are entitled to a discounted price! Grab your tickets asap! https://t.co/h1evthYzMc https://t.co/dvskGznsbR 1 day 10 hours ago
lots happening for the festival of light!! https://t.co/BSc7pr1Hjr https://t.co/GcyORuK73K 2 days 12 hours ago
Lovely shot! 3 days 12 hours ago
We cant wait to see you all in Mowbray Park in a few weeks, but we love seeing your photos from past illuminations… https://t.co/ooyTX3PsBg 3 days 18 hours ago
Houghton Feast 2019! https://t.co/IOO6Np9bLq 6 days 13 hours ago
RT : NEW POST: What to expect from this year's Festival of Light in Sunderland (and how to book tickets):… https://t.co/6Hb65jChUq 1 week 12 hours ago
Get your tickets to the festival of light before the 31st of October to be entered into a prize draw, the winner wi… https://t.co/pL3x3b77W1 1 week 1 day ago
Get your tickets before the 31st of October to be entered into a prize draw, the winner will win a £50 bridges gift… https://t.co/OetZnSHooi 1 week 1 day ago
Get your tickets before the 31st of October to be entered into a prize draw, the winner will win a £50 bridges gift… https://t.co/tgxmbHHWAN 1 week 1 day ago
Tickets for our brand new christmas themed festival of light are on sale now! Running every Thursday- Sunday night… https://t.co/0i6ulCZo7U 1 week 3 days ago
Darker nights mean its time for Mowbray Park to play host to the Festival of light, don't miss out! https://t.co/BSc7pr1Hjr 1 week 3 days ago
Houghton Feast 2019 is about to draw to a close, don't miss the last weekend of the celebrations! https://t.co/8ZhzQhD2PS 1 week 3 days ago
RT : We still have tickets available for this screening tomorrow. Get yourself along to what should be a great evening! https://t.co/4ZAqBsodG5 1 week 4 days ago
RT : We know it can be murder calling a taxi over Halloween,so get ready for the scariest ride of your life with… https://t.co/7Nb4B7uJbi 1 week 4 days ago

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