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., 20/08/2019
E.g., 20/08/2019
Sunderland Minster
05/08/2019 to 26/08/2019
What do you know about your Minster ? Many who come into Sunderland Minster are wowed by what some have called a “hidden gem of Sunderland”. Would you like to know more about this beautiful church,  ...
Team GB Nation's Biggest Sports Day
24/08/2019
Team GB athletes are heading to Sunderland this summer as the Beacon of Light hosts one the country’s biggest community sports events. On Saturday 24th August, the Beacon will be bursting with sports...
24/08/2019
Bubbleologist Jesse Ward is coming to Washington Wetland Centre this summer, bringing a watery wetland play experience like no other! Magical soap bubbles, giant wands and clever tricks are just some...
The Book of Mormon
28/08/2019 to 14/09/2019
This outrageous musical comedy from the creators of South Park, Trey Parker and Matt Stone, and Bobby Lopez, co-writer of Avenue Q and Frozen, follows the misadventures of a mismatched pair of...
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...
31/08/2019 to 01/09/2019
Sunderland's famous riverside will host a new, family focussed event later this year. The riverside, which welcomed some of the 1.2 million visitors to last year’s award-winning Tall Ships Races,...
31/08/2019
The National Youth Training Choir of Great Britain will be performing "The Uncertain Sea" conducted by Greg Beardsall and Emily Dickens on Saturday 31st August. Join us for a concert featuring the...

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Did you know?

Sunderland will welcome over 50 Tall Ships for the first time, when we are the start port for the 2018 races, from 11-14 July.

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