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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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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 ...
23/11/2017
Top pop star Pixie Lott will join The Right Worshipful Mayor of Sunderland, Councillor Doris MacKnight, for the switch on event, taking place in Keel Square on Thursday 23 November. The singer, who...
02/12/2017 to 17/12/2017
Saturdays 2, 9 & 16 December, Sundays 3, 10 & 17 December 12pm – 3.30pm (30 minute sessions) £5 per child Meet Santa in his Winter Gardens Grotto, tell him your Christmas wishes and receive...
06/12/2017 to 10/12/2017
06 December 2017 - 10 December 2017 Various times Tickets £10.00 A glittering, snowy tale about a little lost bear and a brave little girl Lily lives with Grandpa in a pretty little cottage somewhere...
Sunderland International Airshow
27/07/2018 to 29/07/2018
2018 is the 30th anniversary of the Sunderland international Airshow, and once again hundreds of thousands of people are expected to line the seafront to view this annual spectacular. In 2018 the...

Did you know?

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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