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
21/07/2018 to 02/09/2018
Dusty Duck is back for another adventure-packed summer of outdoor fun with Dusty’s Wildlife Rangers at WWT Washington Wetland Centre.   Children can grab their FREE Wildlife Ranger logbook on arrival...
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...
23/07/2018
12pm - 3pm  Museum Street Meet a naval hero character from the Time Bandits and find out about the objects and tools they would have used aboard a warship. The activity is free but donations are...
23/07/2018 to 25/07/2018
Enjoy a 30-minute pop-up family theatre show with magical tales of the sea and seafaring characters from Sunderland. Hear songs and stories told by ship's chandler Davy Jones and smuggler Peggy Potts...
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...
23/07/2018
Get creative as we make art inspired by 'F' Pit Museum and Washington's history. £1 suggested donation per child. Come and help us celebrate National Archaeology Week by discovering fossils and...
24/07/2018
The Reading Agency and libraries have teamed up with The Beano to present Mischief Makers, Summer Reading Challenge 2018. We're hosting craft activities and events twice a week all through the summer...
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 Park has welcomed back the annual illuminations for the last two years. This popular event attracts thousands of families to the historical park to enjoy lit displays.

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