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., 15/08/2018
E.g., 15/08/2018
18/08/2018
Join Mark for a half-day session exploring Hylton Dene and learning how to survive in the wilderness with bushcraft skills.  Build a den, forage for food, or learn how to safely light a campfire.  £4...
18/08/2018
11am - 3pm Enjoy live music on the Mowbray Park bandstand with solo singers and bands from Sunderland Music Workshops. Join in family crafts (11am - 3pm) and face-painting (1pm - 3pm) in the gazebos.
18/08/2018
Pop in to the pop-up darkroom to take part in the #WearExperimenting project.  Create cyanotype images or use a microscope to photograph treasures you find in Hylton Dene.  Free, no need to book just...
19/08/2018
From Fire Engines to Ambulances, all thing emergency services, including the Police, Fire & ambulance services, RNLI and air ambulance will be on display at the North East Land, Sea & Air...
20/08/2018
Take inspiration from the museum collections and make your own art and design projects for display in our special exhibitions gallery. Materials are provided. Suitable for young people aged 11-14...
20/08/2018
Get creative every Monday during the summer as we make art inspired by 'F' Pit Museum and Washington's history. £1 suggested donation per child. Come along and help mark the role Washington played in...
20/08/2018 to 24/08/2018
Working with director and playwright Niel Armstrong and actress Zoe Thompson , you will write and star in your own play! Learn lots of skills for £60 for the whole week , with a siblings discount of...
22/08/2018
10.15am, 11.15am and 1pm (50 minute sessions) See amazing science demonstartions up close and make your own super slime to take away. Tickets £4 per child (adults do not require tickets). Suitable...

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Roker beach is home to the unique 'cannonball' rock formations that were the inspiration for the seafront 'pods'.

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