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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., 27/06/2019
E.g., 27/06/2019
Henry V
18/07/2019 to 21/07/2019
Henry V  18 - 21 July 2019, 7:00pm Nightly at Roker Park This performance begins at the Beach/Lower Promenade Entrance to Roker Park The Plays in the Parks are promenade performances; therefore,...
Abba Mania
19/07/2019
It is just over 40 years since ABBA won Eurovision and now it’s your chance to thank ABBA for the music! ABBA Mania is now accepted as the world’s number one touring ABBA tribute production....
23/07/2019 to 27/07/2019
SUNDERLAND EMPIRE 23 - 27 JULY 2019 Dan Looney, Adam Paulden, Jason Haigh-Ellery, Selladoor Worldwide and Gavin Kalin are delighted to announce initial casting for the forthcoming UK and Ireland tour...
24/07/2019 to 21/08/2019
The Active Sunderland BIG Community Sports Festivals are back this summer and are bigger and better than ever. Come along and try a new activity or sport for only £2 per person. Activities are...
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...

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St Peter's Church in Monkwearmouth formed part of the Anglo-Saxon monastery of Wearmouth-Jarrow, which was home to the author of the first history of England, the Venerable Bede.

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