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
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...
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...
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 crafts and activities twice a week all through the summer...
25/07/2018
The Reading Agency and libraries have teamed up with The Beano to present Mischief Makers, Summer Reading Challenge 2018. We're hosting children's crafts and activities twice a week throughout the...
26/07/2018
We're celebrating summer with some fun, comic book inspired crafts. Come along to Washington Library on Thursday 26th July to make your own Super Hero Mask! Will you recreate an old favourite...
26/07/2018 to 30/08/2018
Summer Sandcast - Hedgehog, House or Owl Create a glass shape using sand to make a mould. Thursday 26 & Monday 30 July Monday 6, 13, 20, 27 August Thursday 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 August 9.30 – 10.30 10...
26/07/2018
Get your boots on and explore Hylton Dene searching for the creepy crawlies and brilliant bugs that call the dene their home.   At the end of your walk make a mini-beast mask to take home.  Donations...

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Sunderland is one of the few cities in the UK to have a river, beautiful coastline and two award winning beaches at Roker and Seaburn.

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