Festival of Fun

Monday, July 24, 2017 to Friday, September 1, 2017

Festival of Fun with No Limits Theatre : Monday 24 July to Friday 1 September
Spark your imagination as you explore the amazing history of Sunderland at the Festival of Fun!
Discover the strange stories of our Museum collections told by fantastical characters in our pop up theatre shows.
Explore lions and light-bulbs, captivating castles and hidden treasures as we journey through curious new worlds each week.
Get creative with music, drama and art activities after each performance.
Relaxed performances and workshops are available for families with children with additional needs.

Show Dates:
24-27 July – Circle of Life (Archaeology)
31 July – 3 August – As the Crow Flies (Hylton Castle Project)
7 – 10 August -  Lumen (Inventors)
14-17 August - Wonderlands (Fantasy Worlds)
21-24 August - Lion on the Loose (Victorians)
29 August – 1 Sep -  Jack Ahoy (Ships)

Participating children will be invited to take part in a Discover Arts Award for some performances and activities and receive a special certificate.
£2 per child, adults and children aged 2 and under go free. Pay at the museum shop or Ticketsource via the Museum website.

For more information about the Festival of Fun and other summer events, contact the museum on 0191 561 2323, email museumlearning@sunderland.gov.uk or visit the website http://www.seeitdoitsunderland.co.uk/sunderland-museum-winter-gardens

The festival has been supported by FOSUMS, Sunderland BID and Hylton Castle Project.

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The Sunderland International Airshow is the biggest free airshow in Europe and celebrated its 25th show in 2013, with hundreds of thousands of people enjoying magnificent flying displays and activities on the ground.

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