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., 26/09/2018
E.g., 26/09/2018
20/10/2018
Performances at 11am and 2pm Told through magical, theatrical chamber music and performed by exceptional musicians, Smile takes the audience on a delightful musical adventure. For children aged 3 - 6...
24/10/2018 to 17/11/2018
The epic love story of our time, Miss Saigon tells the story of the last days of the Vietnam War, 17 year-old Kim is forced to work in a Saigon bar run by a notorious character known as the Engineer...
24/10/2018
Wednesday 24 October is Apple Day! Discover the amazing variety of apples grown in the UK, taste and then vote for your favourite. Try apple-related games and crafts, including the longest peel and...
25/10/2018
Don't miss our Halloween parties with a science twist! Make gooey slime and take part in some fiendishly clever experiments in the Big Bang science shows, explore the Winter Gardens by torchlight on...
26/10/2018
Don’t miss our Halloween parties with a science twist! Make gooey slime and take part in some fiendishly clever experiments in the Big Bang Science shows, explore the Winter Gardens by torchlight on...
26/10/2018
Get ready for the annual Diwali festival of light by making your own lanterns and rangoli artworks. This activity supports the Life in Colour: Ranbir Kaur! exhibition. Suggested donation £2.
26/10/2018 to 06/01/2019
Artist Dan Holdsworth has dedicated the last five years to realising two major bodies of work, both of which receive their public premieres at Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art in 2018-19. In...
27/10/2018
Wearside Masonic Temple are having an Open Day, allowing members of the public to learn about one of Sunderland's Grade II listed buildings and about Freemasonry in general. So if you've ever had any...

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Sunderland's Friendship Agreement with Washington DC makes us the only city in Europe to enjoy such a relationship with the world's most powerful city. Washington Old Hall is home to the direct ancestors of the first president of the United States of America.

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We’re excited about Sunderland Illuminations starting on 18 Oct! https://t.co/vpvY59mQAl 1 day 1 hour ago
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will run from 18 October - 18 November at Sunderland seafront and Roker Park. Have you got… https://t.co/Tf5WKVXbsj 5 days 51 min ago
RT : Houghton Library has a plentiful supply of Houghton Feast brochures. Get your free copy while you can! ❤🐗 https://t.co/x3odU7fkhW 5 days 2 hours ago
RT : If you are needing to return a book or access a PC today, we’re open late till 7pm at Houghton Library. Where we’v… https://t.co/SeLgMgHCzS 5 days 18 hours ago
RT : Check out our Short Story Competition that we’re running as part of this years Literature Festival. Closing date is… https://t.co/HhpPlJmt41 5 days 19 hours ago
RT : Most shops in Houghton Town Centre have kindly taken copies of the Houghton Feast brochure for their customers. Pop… https://t.co/IynSVjKpnP 5 days 21 hours ago
Join us for Sunderland's 8th annual LGBT Celebrations this Sunday! This fabulous free event takes place at Park Lan… https://t.co/rH8FqXnl7B 6 days 58 min ago
RT : A reminder that we plan to open at the later time of 10.30am today (20/9) following yesterday's high winds. After a… https://t.co/bJyFLECkAD 6 days 2 hours ago
RT : Motorists are advised of widespread disruption to road network due to high winds, with trees, branches and other de… https://t.co/n2XaJWGFo4 6 days 18 hours ago
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If Jeeps and Jets sound like the perfect combo you need to visit the North East Land, Sea and Air Museum this weeke… https://t.co/4spX2b1EcL 6 days 19 hours ago
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RT : PREVIEW: 'Forgiveness' by Carrie Fertig next Friday 28 September 6-8pm: https://t.co/1JZ0mA3NwQ https://t.co/jJ8bOliI8X 6 days 20 hours ago

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