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!

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24/03/2018 to 10/06/2018
The BP Portrait Award 2017  showcases outstanding and innovative new portraits from around the world. From informal and personal studies of friends and family to revealing images of famous faces, the...
20/03/2018 to 31/03/2018
The internationally acclaimed stage sensation, Jersey Boys is working its way back to round the UK and returns to Sunderland in March 2018! This smash hit musical has won 57 major awards worldwide,...
Penshaw Bowl takes place on Good Friday at Herrington Country Park from 12 noon. This year’s event will once again centre around a traditional egg rolling competition in the Amphitheatre at...
The Active Sunderland BIG 3K offers everyone, of whatever age or ability, the opportunity to be part of a fantastic running weekend in the city and the route will take place on part of the same...

Did you know?

Sunderland is one of the few cities in the UK to have a river, beautiful coastline and two award winning beaches at Roker and Seaburn.


Difficult to pick a favourite from the 53 entries in the Awards but Cecilia has definitely caught our e… https://t.co/j72aSwTEUD 4 hours 49 min ago
We’re at the launch of the Awards exhibition and the painting are amazing. The exhibition i… https://t.co/Sl7xo0m8Ay 4 hours 58 min ago
RT : You can help the spread the word about the Tall Ships fleet coming to Sunderland, the first port in the Tall Ships… https://t.co/5x7yde7YjK 7 hours 37 min ago
RT : We are delighted that the restoration project is up for a gong in the RIBA (Royal Institute of British Architects)… https://t.co/5G3wwMxh3C 7 hours 40 min ago
RT : Oh what a night! The REVIEWS are coming in and it looks like the PRESS NIGHT for was a hit! ♥️🎭 Runn… https://t.co/iBDsaJeYHL 7 hours 41 min ago
RT : Now only 2 days from opening of our next exhibition – the BP Portrait Award 2017 represents… https://t.co/Jc5YorDWSH 7 hours 43 min ago
Have you seen our lovely artwork of seafront events and attractions at Seaburn Metro station? We’re biased but it l… https://t.co/xFcxSo9SQb 1 day 2 hours ago
RT : Our new exhibition opens 10am on Sat 24 March - the BP Portrait Award 2017. Previously on show at https://t.co/wTFZnYgGbC 1 day 7 hours ago
RT : Great time earlier with and in preparation for and Active Sun… https://t.co/9ehu3c9jjC 1 day 8 hours ago
RT : 3 days to go! Join us for the opening of the new NGCA and the preview of Fiona Crisp: Material Sight this Friday 23… https://t.co/8wroUBD2XL 1 day 9 hours ago
RT : Dur dur dur… War of the Worlds (the comedy version) comes to ACW 6 April! Join as they recreate dead… https://t.co/hfAD9UfRLU 1 day 9 hours ago
RT : What a beautiful morning with at Port of Sunderland! https://t.co/62wlYQlCk0 1 day 11 hours ago
RT : It's ! Why not visit Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens to celebrate it! FREE & open… https://t.co/d85gmirq91 1 day 13 hours ago
If you’ve never seen , it’s third time lucky. This fantastic show is on until 31 March. https://t.co/1GAfAGP4Bs 1 day 14 hours ago
We couldn’t agree more , the North East coast is beautiful, and we spotted our lovely in… https://t.co/D8oRXIfhvq 2 days 3 hours ago


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