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., 15/08/2018
E.g., 15/08/2018
07/08/2018 to 28/08/2018
Every Tuesday throughout August come along and take part in the Summer Special activities at The Sunderland Minster.  All activities are fun and free (with a suggested donation).  For families with...
11/08/2018 to 01/09/2018
Inspired by Nature Glass Painting Design and paint a unique glass animal! Paint a design on a blank glass decoration, choose from a range of different animal shapes – take it home to hang up in your...
15/08/2018
Make rainforest rain-sticks and shakers to create amazing rhythms and soundscapes. Sessions at 11am, 1pm & 2pm. The event is free but donations are welcome.
15/08/2018
Discover Halliwell Banks Geology Walk Join Ian Graham the Coast Ranger and Brian Young a renowned geologist for an informative walk looking at the area known as Halliwell Banks. Wednesday 15th August...
16/08/2018
Meet the barber surgeon and discover how illness was treated at the castle in the Medieval period, wonder at his potions and instruments, and see the live leeches used for treatment.   Gather your...
16/08/2018
Meet the barber surgeon and discover how illness was treated at the castle in the Medieval period, wonder at his potions and instruments, and see the live leeches used for treatment.   Gather your...
16/08/2018
Look out for the I Am Sports coaches with their bows and targets in the play area – try your hand and test your aim! Free, no need to book just drop in to the Hylton Dene play area on Craigavon Road...
17/08/2018
Design a poster to promote your favourite band or musician. Drop in from 11am - 12.30pm and 1.30pm - 3pm. The activity is free but donations are welcome.

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Did you know?

St Peter's Church in Monkwearmouth formed part of the Anglo-Saxon monastery of Wearmouth-Jarrow, which was home to the author of the first history of England, the Venerable Bede.

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