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., 21/07/2018
E.g., 21/07/2018
Red Arrows at Sunderland Airshow
27/07/2018 to 29/07/2018
We're looking forward to Sunderland Airshow 2018, our 30th anniversary is set to be spectacular! Join us from 27-29 July 2018 to see the return of some of our favourite aircrafts, plus some exciting...
Jurassic Gardens
26/04/2016 to 31/12/2018
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 as it hatches from its giant egg, watch a stegosaurus...
24/03/2018 to 09/09/2018
Young Glass  An exhibition created in collaboration with the Danish Gallery, Glasmuseet Ebeltoft, presenting the finest examples of work by international, early career artists working in glass. Young...
01/05/2018 to 22/07/2018
Our region has fantastic habitats and landscapes that support thousands of species. This competition asked people to show the very best of the North East's wildlife. See the winners and runners-up ...
02/06/2018 to 22/07/2018
This exhibition of Britain's naval heroes includes a famous portrait of Admiral Lord Nelson, on loan from the National Portrait Gallery in London. It also features paintings of sea battles and...
02/06/2018 to 02/09/2018
Follow the trail to explore the sea-themed treasures in the Museum collections and find out more about Sunderland's proud maritime history. Uncover the clues and answer the questions to claim a prize...
02/06/2018 to 02/09/2018
Dress up in maritime costume on our very own ship's deck and take a sea-themed selfie! This will be in the Open Space Gallery in the Museum, for more information call (0191) 561 2323.
29/06/2018 to 23/09/2018
John Kippin: Based on a True Story, Works 1984 ̶ 2018 Preview: Thursday 28 June, 6.00 - 9.00pm Exhibition: 29 June  ̶  23 September 2018 Based on a True Story surveys forty years of making art in...

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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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