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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., 18/09/2019
E.g., 18/09/2019
This is not a wedding
03/10/2019
Gracefool Collective present This Is Not A Wedding Thursday 3rd October, 7.30pm, £9 / £7.50 (conc) / £5 (Students)   Expect to laugh, cry and sing along to the classics whilst four bridal-clad women...
04/10/2019 to 13/10/2019
This year’s Houghton Feast programme of music, arts, sports, entertainment and  community events/activities includes : Opening Ceremony– Friday 4 October, 7pm Houghton Feast 2019 will be launched...
Huw Williams
05/10/2019
The Davy Lamp Folk Club… Huw Williams Saturday 5 October, from 7.30pm Huw played at the club for the first time last year and went down a storm, with his well-crafted and finely-honed songs, each one...
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...
07/10/2019 to 12/10/2019
Set in 1930s New York during The Great Depression, brave young Annie is forced to live a life of misery at Miss Hannigan’s orphanage. Her luck soon changes when she's chosen to spend a fairytale...
Guide dog puppy, Coco, at Hope Street Xchange
09/10/2019
We're celebrating World Animal Day and World Mental Health Day 2019 by exploring and highlighting the fantastic benefits of animals, pets and nature on health and wellbeing. The morning will feature...
Guide dog puppy, Coco, at Hope Street Xchange
09/10/2019
We're celebrating World Animal Day and World Mental Health Day 2019 by exploring and highlighting the fantastic benefits of animals, pets and nature on health and wellbeing. We've joined up with The...
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...

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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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RT : Wonder the hills of Herrington County Park and scale to 136 foot to reach the magnificent Penshaw Monument built in… https://t.co/gThyp9dbaa 8 hours 19 min ago
RT : Dolly Parton's is the most fun you'll have in the theatre all year - and comes to Sunderland Tue 5 -… https://t.co/hfuUeqoHe2 23 hours 13 min ago
RT : 📢 ON SALE ANNOUNCEMENT 📢 Elvis Costello and The Imposters will bring their new show to Sunderland - Tue 3 Mar 2020… https://t.co/r6Wn4isUUe 2 days 7 hours ago
This looks like a great family day out! Make the most of the last of the summer sunshine and join in the carnival t… https://t.co/jQY5O9JT96 5 days 3 hours ago
Sunderland Restaurant Week is back,with a range of amazing restaurants from Saturday 21 until Sunday 29 September 2… https://t.co/lF46sfV3at 5 days 23 hours ago
RT : Can't wait for this in a few weeks last Sunderland show for at least a few months so get your tickets now… https://t.co/SAP0ypafPM 6 days 5 hours ago
Do you love your local heritage? Would you like to see behind the scenes and find out more from special… https://t.co/jwp9ZQmVSY 6 days 10 hours ago
A unique chance to see in years gone by, Tuesday next week at Bethany City Church.… https://t.co/3s2nVFZLhu 1 week 2 hours ago
Only a few shorts weeks to untill our brand new local music festival kicks off!! https://t.co/v6kO84l8Wy https://t.co/3b6p3521cU 1 week 6 hours ago
RT : After the blue plaque unveiling, I'll be talking about Marion Phillips MP on Tues 17th Sep 11-1 for… https://t.co/1cSquqHDFe 1 week 7 hours ago
We can't agree more! It's an amazing piece of our history and the cafe… https://t.co/yTwrJZnnnX 1 week 12 hours ago
Fantastic pics of a fantastic building If you want to see it for real then pop along… https://t.co/TbW1MBmGbK 1 week 12 hours ago
There are still tickets available for Saturday's tours - don't miss out! https://t.co/35DfIUgr8d 1 week 1 day ago

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