Christmas in Sunderland

Christmas in Sunderland

19/11/2020 to 04/01/2021

The countdown to Christmas has begun in Sunderland!

Sunderland City Council, along with Sunderland BID, The Bridges Sunderland and Sunderland Empire are taking Christmas online for 2020.

Please join us for an exciting online Christmas programme that you can enjoy from the comfort of your own home!

There will be plenty of fun festive programme throughout the weeks leading to Christmas Eve, such as story time, crafts and recipes, a virtual carol service, Christmas competitions and much more. Please join us over on Sunderland UK for the activities here

Each week we will update the ‘What’s on Guide’ to let you know what fun activities we have planned for the week, including days and times. You’ll also find some downloadable activities to do at home.

All I Want For Christmas Is: A Fun Filled Christmas!

Sunderland is full of wonderful people and groups who are working hard across the Festive Season to ensure homes across the City have the best Christmas they can.  If you would like to have a look at what's available and happening in your neighbourhood please visit here







Supported by

Sunderland City Council
Bridges Sunderland
Sunderland BID
Sunderland Empire Theatre

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