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., 23/02/2019
E.g., 23/02/2019
20/05/2019 to 25/05/2019
Hair was big, shoulders were padded and mobile phones were shaped like bricks and weighed a tonne! Take a fun-packed trip back in time to the electric 80’s with the world premiere of Club Tropicana...
Downy Duckling Days
25/05/2019 to 02/06/2019
Cuteness alert!!!  Join WWT Washington this May half-term to see tiny ducklings and goslings while hearing about the incredible work WWT does to save some of the world’s most endangered waterbirds....
02/06/2019
Race for Life 5k is suitable for all ages and abilities and the 10k is a great step up from our 5k events. The event is non-competitive and open to everyone – bring the whole family and walk, jog or...
08/06/2019 to 09/06/2019
Entertainment Unlimited Presents Catherine Cookson’s The Cinder Path A new musical adaptation. Thanks to the kind permission of the Catherine Cookson Estate, Entertainment Unlimited is delighted to...
21/06/2019 to 23/06/2019
New for 2019! Enjoy tasty treats from celebrity chefs and local and international kitchens in the heart of the city centre. In Keel Square, Market Square, Blandford Street and High Street West, there...
24/06/2019 to 07/07/2019
Kinky Boots, the winner of every major Best Musical award, is pleased to announce casting for the upcoming UK tour. Kayi Ushe will play the role of Lola, Paula Lane, known for her role as Kylie Platt...
23/07/2019 to 27/07/2019
SUNDERLAND EMPIRE 23 - 27 JULY 2019 Dan Looney, Adam Paulden, Jason Haigh-Ellery, Selladoor Worldwide and Gavin Kalin are delighted to announce initial casting for the forthcoming UK and Ireland tour...
Ant Middleton
20/09/2019
Ant Middleton, best known as the Chief Instructor for Channel 4’s hit shows, SAS : Who Dares Wins, Mutiny and Escape has added new dates to the Mind Over Muscle Tour for September 2019 due to...

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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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RT : While the Museum is closed today, there is still lots going on in for - over https://t.co/P3sfXeYD8E 13 hours 6 min ago
Fancy getting crafty while helping our wildlife this half term holiday? is the place to be! https://t.co/cLKHstUWyt 14 hours 30 min ago
Come and see performances of the The Thief, the Fox & the phoenix tomorrow at Arts Centre Washington.There are perf… https://t.co/rDRZa5KfzX 1 day 7 hours ago
RT : There have been power outages around the city centre today - Museum, Library and Winter Gardens had one just after… https://t.co/5O1RY25x5K 1 day 10 hours ago
RT : Hundreds of families starting to arrive for the BIG Indoor Community Sports Festival here at the Beaco… https://t.co/u10i9xA4zl 1 day 12 hours ago
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It's a beautiful sunny day here in and what better way to spend an afternoon with the kids this… https://t.co/VvbUUuFyRZ 1 day 15 hours ago
It's so we would like to introduce 'Princess Bella' our very own poochy pal! She loves… https://t.co/6HC10M26ZP 2 days 12 hours ago
There's loads of fun activities taking place at this half term holiday! We think this looks great!… https://t.co/lgPQARbC4V 2 days 12 hours ago
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RT : Your chance to get involved as part of our in 2019 is here: https://t.co/bcyWFbFKzW https://t.co/bCyB8LrMpG 3 days 10 hours ago
Follow our special themed trail this half term to find Museum treasures with a connection to Leonardo da Vinci’s dr… https://t.co/Razjjf4pPI 3 days 13 hours ago
This half term explore the genius of da Vinci at Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens https://t.co/RSQNzCHTMP 4 days 3 hours ago
RT : 🌟SUNDERLAND is the place to be with TWO soaring high in the city this FEBRUARY https://t.co/UghpO1Bo21 4 days 11 hours ago
RT : The first rule of is...you DO talk about 😂...(and lots of enthusiasm and energy doesn… https://t.co/euQh30Xfm3 1 week 11 hours ago

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