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., 18/12/2018
E.g., 18/12/2018
Jurassic Gardens
26/04/2016 to 31/12/2018
You’ve seen the movie, now meet the dinosaurs Hidden amongst the lush vegetation of our indoor garden a whole series of amazing dinosaur models are waiting to be discovered. See a baby T Rex that has...
13/10/2018 to 06/01/2019
Ranbir Kaur is a textile and rangoli artist who has developed an international profile through her work with communities across the world. This exhibition brings together a wide range of colourful...
13/10/2018 to 06/01/2019
Borrow a backpack full of art activities, challenges and games to help you explore the Life in Colour: Ranbir Kaur! exhibition. The exhibition also includes a family activity area with dressing up....
15/10/2018 to 07/01/2019
This winter pop-up retreat offers everything a hardened Christmas shopper would want on a cold day… Inside you’ll find a warm log fire, cosy snug seating areas that welcome families, groups and dog...
26/10/2018 to 06/01/2019
Artist Dan Holdsworth has dedicated the last five years to realising two major bodies of work, both of which receive their public premieres at Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art in 2018-19. In...
17/11/2018 to 06/01/2019
Follow the daily trail to find some magical treasures from Neverland, £2.50 per entry (includes a prize). This activity supports 'Peter Pan' the pantomime at Sunderland Empire from 14th December 2018...
04/12/2018 to 24/12/2018
Meet the Green Man this Christmas at Washington Old Hall. 16th, 17th, 22nd, 23rd (12 - 5pm) and 24th (12 - 3pm) December.  While a certain man in a red suit is very popular, Washington Old Hall dates...
04/12/2018 to 24/12/2018
Washington Old Hall are open every day in December from 12 midday - 6pm.  Once darkness falls watch the gardens and hall illuminate.  Colourful lights and ribbons will guide you through the terraces...

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Did you know?

Sunderland Airshow celebrates its 30th anniversary in 2018, with hundreds of thousands of people expected to enjoy magnificent flying displays and activities on the ground.

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