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
02/08/2018
This summer we're celebrating Mischief Makers, Summer Reading Challenge 2018 with some fun and mischievous crafts! Join us at Washington Town Library on Thursday 2nd August to make a cheeky monkey...
03/08/2018 to 01/09/2018
A celebration of the Tall Ships Race 2018 and the launch of an illustrated book by former Tall Ships trainee , Naomi Austin.
03/08/2018
It's the summer of mischief! The Reading Agency and libraries have teamed up with The Beano to present Mischief Makers, Summer Reading Challenge 2018. Who better to create fun and games than a...
03/08/2018
The evening includes a full performance of Bruce Springsteen's album 'Born in the USA', performed by Pete Peverly. Tickets are £6.00.
03/08/2018
Make a hat inspired by your favourite animals and habitats. The activity is free but donations are welcome.
04/08/2018 to 04/11/2018
Julie Cope’s Grand Tour: The Story of a Life by Grayson Perry 4 August - 4 November 2018 The exhibition shows two large-scale, colourful tapestries along with an audio recording of The Ballad of...
04/08/2018
Jim has been nominated 6 times for the BBC2 Folk awards since he first came to us and we are delighted to welcome him back . Tickets are £8.00
04/08/2018 to 05/08/2018
Big Watch Weekend Join Ian Graham the Coast Ranger and Paul Stevens from the Environmental Records Information Service as they scan the sea in an attempt to identify any Cetaceans. Saturday 4th...

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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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