Christmas in Sunderland 19/11/2020 to 04/01/2021

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Christmas in Sunderland Trail

From Thursday 19 November you can find your favourite festive characters hidden around Sunderland city centre - but wait, there's another surprise! 

You will find a combination of fun illuminated displays alongside our Augmented Reality characters in the form of an outdoor community trail for all. 

The Christmas in Sunderland trail can be downloaded via a bespoke app on to any smartphone, which will guide you to the various locations across Sunderland city centre.

Please ensure you adhere to the current government COVID-19 restrictions when using this app and being out and about in the city centre.

For more information on the Christmas trail visit here  

Shop Sunderland card

Give you family, friends and colleagues the gift of choice this Christmas - with the Sunderland Gift Card.

This new card can be spent in shops, restaurants and bars as well as pay for treats to the cinema, theatre or bowling alley- or even at the hairdressers and beauty salons.

And it all comes with the bonus of supporting businesses across the city, at a time when shopping local is so important.

Cards start from as little as £5 right up to £500.

To pre-order please visit here 


Supported by

Sunderland City Council
Bridges Sunderland
Sunderland BID
Sunderland Empire Theatre

Did you know?

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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