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., 24/09/2018
E.g., 24/09/2018
30/09/2018
Entries are now being taken for this year's Active Sunderland BIG Walk which takes place on Sunday 30 September. This event is a wonderful way to be active with family and friends while taking in...
04/10/2018
The International smash hit Spirit of the Dance is one of the most successful shows ever to come out of Ireland and has been seen by more than twenty five million people in fifteen countries around...
06/10/2018 to 04/11/2018
Can you find all of the creepy creatures hiding around the Museum and Winter Gardens including wolves, spiders and bats? Answer the questions to claim a themed prize. It's £2.50 per entry and trails...
07/10/2018
Direct from London’s West End, You Win Again – Celebrating The Music of The Bee Gees. Prepare to experience the distinct sound of one the greatest bands to have ever graced the stage in this...
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....
14/10/2018
Roy Chubby Brown is back and he’s as naughty as ever. His choice of language and his politically incorrect jokes are all delivered with a cheeky grin and perfect comedy timing.  His trademark flying...
18/10/2018 to 18/11/2018
Sunderland Illuminations are back for 2018, with lights spreading sparkle from St Peters Church all along the seafront. As well as feature lighting, the illuminated observation wheel will return to...

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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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Join us for Sunderland's 8th annual LGBT Celebrations this Sunday! This fabulous free event takes place at Park Lan… https://t.co/rH8FqXnl7B 3 days 19 hours ago
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