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There is always something to see and do in Sunderland; take part in our programme of events and festivals, many of which are free!

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Jurassic Gardens
26/04/2016 to 31/12/2018
Hidden amongst the lush vegetation of our indoor garden a whole series of amazing dinosaur models are waiting to be discovered. See a baby T Rex as it hatches from its giant egg, watch a stegosaurus...
every month on February, March, April, May, June, July, September, October, November, December on the first Saturday, except Sat Feb 04 2017. Also includes Sat Dec 02 2017.
04/02/2017 to 02/12/2017
Join us for our Craft Fair as the arts centre is filled with a variety of stalls selling products created by local artists and crafts people.  With stalls selling jewellery, cards, bags, home baking...
23/09/2017 to 25/02/2018
300 years of the River Wear Commissioners and Port of Sunderland The exhibition tells the important and fascinating story of how Port of Sunderland developed into a major trading port following the...
18/11/2017
Craft and Food Fayre at Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens Craft and gift stalls, food, festive entertainment, Santa's grotto, children's activities and so much more Organised by Events2gogo at ...
18/11/2017
Come along to the Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens and enjoy the Seasonal Craft and Food Fayre.  There will be a variety of food, seasonal crafts and childrens activities such as balloon...
18/11/2017 to 07/01/2018
Museum opening hours,  excluding Bank Holidays Jack’s Beanstalk Trail £2.50 per child Jack has chopped down the magic beanstalk to escape from the giant and has lost his stolen treasures. Can you...
18/11/2017
Tickets - performance and party £8 / £30 family (admits 4) Performance only £6  / £22 family (admits 4) Party only £4 / £14 family (admits 4)  Performance 6pm Party 7 – 8.30pm Enter a stunning world...
18/11/2017
Saturday 18 November 10am – 4pm Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens Christmas Craft and Food Fayre FREE entry Craft and gift stalls, food, festive entertainment, Santa's grotto, children's...

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Sunderland is home of the National Glass Centre - the only UK centre celebrating the history of glass making and providing a world focus for glass. The centre reopened in 2013 after undergoing a major refurbishment.

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