What's On

June 2017

  • What's On Sunderland
    23 June 2017 to 25 June 2017
    Roker Park
    This is a 3 day event, held on the Rec ground Seaburn. The weekend is designed for all the family to attend different events throughout the...
    Free
  • What's On Sunderland
    24 June 2017
    Pop Recs
    Young Punk Rock band Symbient sharing a stage with Olivia Glover and Brando Ho.
    City Centre
    Free
  • What's On Sunderland
    24 June 2017
    The Point
    Newcastles biggest dance event comes to Sunderland! The Headliners…. Dee Dee – Flying in from Belgium to perform live on stage her huge...
    City Centre
    Entry Fee
  • What's On Sunderland
    25 June 2017
    National Glass Centre
    Places £3 Brighten up your home with a painted stained glass effect decoration, take it home and hang it up in your window.
    City Centre
    Entry Fee
  • What's On Sunderland
    26 June 2017
    Arts Centre Washington
    Tickets £5 When Annie's husband John dies of leukemia, she and best friend Chris resolve to raise money for a new settee in the local...
    Entry Fee
  • What's On Sunderland - Dirty Dancing
    26 June 2017 to 1 July 2017
    Sunderland Empire
    Dirty Dancing is back! Exploding with heart-pounding music, breathtaking emotion and sensationally sexy dancing. Seen by millions across...
    City Centre
    Entry Fee
  • What's On Sunderland
    27 June 2017 to 14 July 2017
    Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens
    £2.50 to participate  Follow the trail to find out amazing facts about Sunderland’s history heroes. Answer the questions, complete the...
    City Centre
    Entry Fee
  • What's On Sunderland
    29 June 2017
    Arts Centre Washington
    Tickets £8.50 Instinctive, curious, bold and bouncy; Sarah is a mighty proud square peg, which wouldn’t be such a problem if the hole wasn’...
    Entry Fee
  • What's On Sunderland - The Carpenters Story
    29 June 2017
    Sunderland Empire
    The award-winning Carpenters Story celebrates the music of one of the most successful pop duos in music history, Richard & Karen...
    City Centre
    Entry Fee
  • What's On Sunderland
    30 June 2017
    National Glass Centre
    Live music event on Friday 30 June at 19.30 £27.50 per person / Enjoy a 3 course meal, welcome drink and live music from North East...
    City Centre
    Entry Fee
  • What's On Sunderland - Libby Mays
    30 June 2017
    Libby Mays
    Pat McMahon & Ray will be playing live at Libby Mays.
    City Centre
    Free
  • What's On - Mixtape
    30 June 2017
    The Peacock
    Tickets £5.00 The 90s (90s solo artists and bands)   Mixtape is a music quiz comedy sketch show like no other. So, bring a team along and...
    City Centre
    Entry Fee

July 2017

  • What's On Sunderland
    1 July 2017
    West Park Church
    Saturday 1st July 2017 - 7.30pm Tickets at the door £8 Summer Concert 'Music for a Summer's Evening' A concert of popular and well known...
    City Centre
    Free
  • What's On Sunderland
    1 July 2017
    Sunderland Minster
    Craft and vintage fair in the Minster from 10am to 3pm. Admission is 50p, children free. Refreshments available. Also local crafts, hand...
    City Centre
    Entry Fee
  • 1 July 2017
    High Street West
    Get ready for a fun-filled family street party to celebrate the re-launch of High Street West, on Saturday 1 July.  Amusement rides, dance...
    City Centre
    Free
  • What's On Sunderland
    1 July 2017
    Barnes Park
    A FREE family funday focussed on all things science, engineering and the environment. Take part in scientific experiments including making...
    City Centre
    Free
  • What's On Sunderland
    3 July 2017
    National Glass Centre
    £4 & £2 for additional children  Drop in sessions for creative play for you and your toddler, enjoy spending time exploring our...
    City Centre
    Entry Fee
  • What's On Sunderland
    3 July 2017 to 28 July 2017
    Sunderland Minster
    City Centre
    Free
  • What's On Sunderland
    3 July 2017
    Sunderland Minster
    Wonderfully Make needs knitters, sewers and crafters of all abilities to help make children’s church resources. Starting on Monday 8th May...
    City Centre
    Free
  • What's On Sunderland
    7 July 2017 to 12 August 2017
    Arts Centre Washington
    Free Portraits from the North East is a collective of documentary photographers based in the Durham area.   Its aim is to record aspects of...
    City Centre
    Entry Fee
  • What's On Sunderland - Sunniside Live
    7 July 2017 & 8 July 2017
    Sunniside Gardens
    The two-day music festival makes its hotly anticipated return on Friday, July 7 and Saturday July 8, with a line-up certain to get...
    Entry Fee
  • What's On Sunderland
    8 July 2017
    Pop Recs
    "Sunderland's premier instrumental surf band" The Milk Lizards go head-to-head with York's favourite garage husband and wife duo...
    City Centre
    Free
  • What's On Sunderland
    8 July 2017
    Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens
    A talk by the Friends of Sunderland Museum (FoSUMS) Geoff Hughes - Famous People who made the North East great. Non-FoSUMS members £2 All...
    City Centre
    Free
  • What's On Sunderland
    12 July 2017
    Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens
    1pm – 3pm (drop in) | Free Join the members of the Sunderland branch of the knitting and crochet guild as they demonstrate these...
    City Centre
    Free
  • What's On Sunderland
    12 July 2017
    Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens
    Free Join the members of the Sunderland branch of the knitting and crochet guild as they demonstrate these traditional skills. Bring along...
    City Centre
    Free
  • What's On Sunderland - Park Play
    13 July 2017 to 16 July 2017
    Roker Park
    Roker Park  Free (with suggested donation of £10 per person) Join Theatre Space NE CIC for the annual Plays in the Park Expedition. The old...
    City Wide
    Free
  • What's On Sunderland
    15 July 2017
    Sunderland Minster
    Summer Fayre with games, tombola, grand draw, a variety of stalls. All welcome
    City Centre
    Free
  • What's On Sunderland
    16 July 2017
    Independent
    Sunderland meets Montreal to present "Warm Places", along with Kents very own Spoilers (Ex-Southport), DL Burdon (Former Cell Mates)...
    City Centre
    Entry Fee
  • What's On Sunderland
    19 July 2017
    Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens
    Join Kath Price in a mat making demonstration inside the museum between 1pm and 3pm.
    City Centre
    Free
  • What's On Sunderland
    19 July 2017
    Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens
    Join Kath Price in a mat making demonstration inside the museum between 1pm and 3pm.
    City Centre
    Free
  • What's On Sunderland
    21 July 2017 to 24 July 2017
    Katie's Garden
    Each week of the summer holidays we have a super special breakfast club heading your way! You can join us any day from Thursday-Monday at...
    City Centre
    Entry Fee
  • What's On Sunderland
    21 July 2017 to 23 July 2017
    Marine Walk
    Starting with its traditional spectacular launch party at Cliffe Park on the evening of Friday 21 July, this year’s event at Roker and...
    City Wide
    Free
  • What's On Sunderland
    22 July 2017 to 3 September 2017
    Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens
    A small charge will apply for some activities Join us for a summer of creative performances, art workshops and Arts Awards for families...
    City Centre
    Free

August 2017

  • What's On Sunderland - Sunderland Empire
    1 August 2017 to 5 August 2017
    Sunderland Empire
    Embarking on its first ever UK tour, Bill Kenwright presents the highly anticipated spectacular new production of La Cage Aux Folles....
    Entry Fee
  • 1 August 2017 to 5 August 2017
    High Street West
    Embarking on its first ever UK tour, Bill Kenwright presents the highly anticipated spectacular new production of La Cage Aux Folles.  ...
    City Centre
    Entry Fee
  • What's On Sunderland - Park plays
    5 August 2017 & 6 August 2017
    Mowbray Park
    Mowbray Park  Free (with suggested donation of £10 per person) Things have gone bad in Nottingham. With good King Richard away in the Holy...
    City Wide
    Free
  • What's On Sunderland
    10 August 2017
    Sunderland Empire
    This summer, No.1 and platinum selling artist Joe McElderry releases his long awaited new album Saturday Night at the Movies. The album...
    City Centre
    Entry Fee
  • What's On Sunderland - Park Play
    16 August 2017 to 20 August 2017
    Barnes Park
    Barnes Park  Free (with suggested donation of £10 per person) The war is over and the soldier, lead by Don Pedro are returning home to much...
    City Wide
    Free
  • What's On Sunderland
    19 August 2017
    Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens
    Seasonal craft and food fayre. Quality crafts, cakes and bakes, artisan foods, gifts and more. Activites and children's entertainment. A...
    City Centre
    Free
  • What's On Sunderland - Musical Magic
    29 August 2017
    Sunderland Empire
    Karen Shiel School of Dance presents a night of Musical Magic
    Entry Fee

September 2017

  • What's On Sunderland
    9 September 2017
    Pop Ltd
    Celebrating 35 years of the Bunker Collective's first gig. Part of a weekend of events including films / talks / live performance
    City Centre
    Free
  • What's On Sunderland - Sunderland Pride 2017
    24 September 2017
    Park Lane
    Sunderland Pride 2017 Acts to be confirmed 
    Free

October 2017

  • What's On Sunderland
    29 October 2017
    Katie's Garden
    Join us in store for an alternative Halloween celebration this year. Reserve your table to join us with your little ones for a crafty...
    City Centre
    Entry Fee

November 2017

  • What's On Sunderland
    12 November 2017
    Katie's Garden
    Head in store for a family workshop filled with Christmas spirit this winter. You'll have fun planting your very own miniature conifer tree...
    City Centre
    Entry Fee

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