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., 20/07/2018
E.g., 20/07/2018
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...
02/07/2018 to 24/09/2018
Hylton Dene Health Walks Held every Monday evening (except Bank Holidays), from July 2nd to September 24th, the walks will take you on a picturesque tour through historic parkland. You will be able...
10/07/2018 to 11/09/2018
Could you be the next King or Queen of Sunderland? Join in round one of Kings and Queens and see if you have what it takes to win a spot on the main stage! Round two 17th July, round three 24th July...
10/07/2018 to 28/07/2018
Clean the Dene! Help make Hylton Dene a better place for both people and wildlife by joining our litter picking sessions! We will be holding sessions during July on: Saturday 7th, Friday 27th and...
every day until Tue Jan 01 2019.
01/01/2017
Visit National Glass Center for amazing daily glass blowing, lathe and flame working demonstrations. They're free and run throughout the day.  Experience the heat of a 1000 degree furnace and watch...
21/07/2018 to 02/09/2018
Marvellous Madagascar Trail Saturday 21 July – Sunday 2 September Museum opening hours From Traveller’s Palms to lemurs, discover the amazing plants and animals of Madagascar on an explorer trail in...
21/07/2018
He’s back! It’s been a busy few years for Jason Manford since his last smash-hit stand up show, but fans of his Absolute Radio show will know this nationally acclaimed comedian hasn’t changed a bit. ...
01/01/2017
Visit National Glass Center for amazing daily glass blowing, lathe and flame working demonstrations. They're free and run throughout the day.  Experience the heat of a 1000 degree furnace and watch...

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Did you know?

Roker beach is home to the unique 'cannonball' rock formations that were the inspiration for the seafront 'pods'.

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