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
01/08/2018
The mischief continues! Sunderland Libraries are celebrating Mischief Makers, Summer Reading Challenge 2018, with fun crafts and activities throughout the summer holiday. Join us at Houghton Library...
01/08/2018
Butterfly Walk Join Ian Graham the Coast Ranger and Dave Wainwright from Butterfly Conservation for an afternoon recording as many species as possible in this little known area of Sunderland....
01/08/2018 to 29/08/2018
Community sports festivals are being held across the city every Wednesday during the six week school holidays. As well as sports taster sessions provided by community sports clubs, a variety of other...
01/08/2018
Shows at 11am, 1pm & 2pm Meet the amazing rainforest animals from Discovery Zoo and try a special rainforest explorer trail around the Museum & Winter Gardens. Tickets are £3.50 per child (...
02/08/2018
Terry Patterson's family looks at family life with both drama and comedy set in the Ridges estate, now Meadow Well , in the 1980s.An out of work father , tensions rise as the family struggle to cope...
02/08/2018
Get your boots on for a Hylton Dene adventure searching for prehistoric plants and learning about dangerous dinosaurs.  At the end of your adventure, make some dino-crafts in the play area. ...
02/08/2018
Calling all fans of Rat Pack and the American Song Book! Crooners is a brand new music show bringing all your much-loved, Big Band hits to the stage, with a very unique and quintessentially British...
02/08/2018
Our summer crafts this year are inspired by The Beano. Join us at City Library on Thursday 2nd August and design a comic book-inspired flag, then join them together to decorate our library in Comic...

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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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