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., 22/04/2019
E.g., 22/04/2019
17/05/2019 to 18/05/2019
Washington Theatre Group presents Hi-Di-Hi It's the start of a new season and founder Joe Maplin announces that he is setting up a camp in the Bahamas and needs female yellowcoats (entertainers) to...
Wannabe - The Spice Girls Show
18/05/2019
GET READY TO SPICE UP YOUR LIFE! Didn’t manage to snap up tickets to the Spice Girls or fancy a warm up ahead of the big gig at the Stadium of the Light? Well, get set to spice up your life when...
18/05/2019 to 08/06/2019
Sunderland College's final year HND show offers visitors an exciting opportunity to experience emerging contemporary Art and Photography practice in the region.  Students will present work of great...
20/05/2019 to 25/05/2019
Hair was big, shoulders were padded and mobile phones were shaped like bricks and weighed a tonne! Take a fun-packed trip back in time to the electric 80’s with the world premiere of Club Tropicana...
23/05/2019
Hope Street Xchange and Sunderland Business Partnership invite you to join Sunderland Business Xchange, the city’s newest business networking group. Come along and find out more about what the...
23/05/2019
An eccentric professor, her faithful nephew and their fearless guide embark upon a journey of wonder, down into the unexplored regions deep below our feet... Encountering mysteries, monsters and more...
Gavin Webster
24/05/2019
Gavin Webster’s District Zone Comedy Club With John Scott and guest tbc Join Geordie comedy legend and host Gavin Webster at Washington’s newest (and best) comedy club!  From his first gig in the...
Elmer
25/05/2019
To help celebrate Elmers Great North Parade 2019, Sunderland Libraries Service are having an Elmer Craft Activity Day in all of the Sunderland Libraries. City Library @ Museum & Winter Gardens,...

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Did you know?

Sunderland is home of the National Glass Centre - the only UK centre celebrating the history of glass making and providing a world focus for glass. The centre reopened in 2013 after undergoing a major refurbishment.

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The sun has arrived in and what better way to spend a splendid day outdoors with the kids than finding… https://t.co/41EwJfFYjI 1 day 16 hours ago
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It's steaming weekend at the fabulous and fascinating Ryhope Engines Museum! There's also a classic car show! (We… https://t.co/VRG1wlYfMQ 2 days 15 hours ago
RT : KEEP CALM... We’re only opening our doors to the public this weekend & we can’t wait! 🤗 Free entry for everyone th… https://t.co/INEsyaCcoY 2 days 15 hours ago
A brilliant day 🐰 🐣 ☀️ https://t.co/oUVangYSt7 3 days 4 hours ago
Perfect weather, and long overdue after a lot of chilly Penshaw Bowls! 3 days 8 hours ago
More and more people are signing up for this year's BIG 3K Run - many to help raise money for charity.… https://t.co/rJc5Z97Wcj 3 days 8 hours ago
We’ve had thousands of visitors with some brilliant eggs, THE Easter bunny, donkeys, kites, too many sports to ment… https://t.co/8vAnaGWjYz 3 days 9 hours ago
RT : Uncover the spectacular view of the North East landscape from Sunderland's Penshaw Monument. https://t.co/isAlsVd8K6 3 days 9 hours ago
RT : These guys & gals can't wait for you to find them this Easter weekend! 12 of these over-sized yellow ducks are hidd… https://t.co/MVISa4E5J2 3 days 10 hours ago
Let the rolling commence at Penshaw Bowl! https://t.co/FiCM8Wcs2X 3 days 11 hours ago
RT : The sun is shining, the crowd is ready, it’s almost time for the first egg roll at Penshaw Bowl 🥚 🐣 https://t.co/7k8McwoQbo 3 days 12 hours ago
The sun is out ☀️ who’s ready to roll at Penshaw Bowl? The fun starts at 12 noon, give yourself plenty of time to g… https://t.co/dyk3VQiS0I 3 days 15 hours ago
The Easter egg hunt returns to this weekend. Take a stroll round the gardens of this hidden gem,… https://t.co/gpltgDC8tQ 3 days 16 hours ago
Thanks! 1pm slots now all fully booked, space at 3pm and plenty of other things to do! 3 days 16 hours ago

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