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., 16/09/2019
E.g., 16/09/2019
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...
We are Champion
18/10/2019
We Are Champion Friday 18 October, Doors 8pm, Tickets £10 Hailing from North East UK, We Are Champion play tribute to the music of one of the UK's greatest rock bands with no wigs, no stick on tache...
18/10/2019
Drink and Draw – Life Drawing social Friday 18 October, 7 – 9pm, tickets £12 Take a drink, loosen up and grab your pad and pencil at this fun and inspiring sketching social! Working from a life model...
Through the Looking Glass
19/10/2019 to 08/03/2020
Although we rarely stop to acknowledge their presence, windows are part of our day to day life and for the majority of us, they are our most regular connection to glass as a material. In this...
Make a Glass Pumpkin
19/10/2019 to 27/10/2019
Saturday 19 / Sunday 20  &  Saturday 26 / Sunday 27 October Create a colourful glass pumpkin for Halloween at the National Glass Centre! These experiences offer you the opportunity to personalise...
Glass Pumpkin Demonstrations
21/10/2019 to 31/10/2019
Monday 21 – Friday 25 October & Monday 28 – Thursday 31 October Glass blowing demonstrations especially for Halloween at the National Glass Centre! Come along and observe the skills of our studio...
Turn of the screw
24/10/2019
Box Tale Soup present Turn of the Screw Thursday 24th October, 7.30pm, £9 / £7.50 (conc) / £5 (Students) “Nobody but me, till now, has ever heard. It’s beyond everything. Nothing at all that I know...
Gavin Websters World Tour
25/10/2019
Gavin Webster World Tour! Friday 25 October, doors 7.30pm, tickets £10 A chance to catch Gavin Webster’s brand new show! A massive influence on the stand up scene on Tyneside he’s decided to bring...

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L.S. Lowry spent his holidays in Sunderland at Seaburn, painting scenes of the coast, port and coal mines. The city is the home to one of the best collections of L.S. Lowry paintings in England.

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