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., 16/08/2018
E.g., 16/08/2018
18/08/2018
Pop in to the pop-up darkroom to take part in the #WearExperimenting project.  Create cyanotype images or use a microscope to photograph treasures you find in Hylton Dene.  Free, no need to book just...
19/08/2018
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...
20/08/2018
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...
20/08/2018
Get creative every Monday during the summer as we make art inspired by 'F' Pit Museum and Washington's history. £1 suggested donation per child. Come along and help mark the role Washington played in...
20/08/2018 to 24/08/2018
Working with director and playwright Niel Armstrong and actress Zoe Thompson , you will write and star in your own play! Learn lots of skills for £60 for the whole week , with a siblings discount of...
22/08/2018
10.15am, 11.15am and 1pm (50 minute sessions) See amazing science demonstartions up close and make your own super slime to take away. Tickets £4 per child (adults do not require tickets). Suitable...
23/08/2018
Get your boots on and keep your eyes open for fairy footprints and goblin tracks through Hylton Dene.  At the end of your adventure, make fairy dens and goblin crowns back at the play area.   ...
23/08/2018
Pop in to the pop-up darkroom to take part in the #WearExperimenting project.  Create cyanotype images or use a microscope to photograph treasures you find in Hylton Dene.  Free, no need to book just...

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Did you know?

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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