What's On

February 2018

  • Chinese New Year Celebration
    17 February 2018
    Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens
    City Centre
    Free
  • Sunday Club at Bonded Warehouse
    18 February 2018
    Bonded Warehouse Sunderland
    Join us for our first monthly Sunday Club. You’ll be able to tuck into a couple of the usual offerings of beef, lamb, chicken or pork as...
    City Centre
    Free
  • Money For Nothing
    18 February 2018
    Sunderland Empire Theatre
    Money For Nothing is a tribute to the Dire Straits like no other before. Prepare to be captivated by the authentic sounds of one of the...
    City Centre
    Entry Fee
  • Proper Poetry
    20 February 2018
    The Fire Station
    Poetry can sometimes be a bit boring, can’t it? How do you write poems that don’t ignore people? Exploring different styles of writing,...
    City Centre
    Free
  • 21 February 2018
    Sunderland Software Centre
    Working with Brands This month we’re back to our two-talk format with guest speakers from two top North East agencies! Sunderland-based...
    City Centre
    Free
  • 21 February 2018
    St Mary's Church
    £2 Voluntary contribution  Mixed media art workshops aim to forster integration as well as enable self-expression among local communities...
    City Centre
    Free
  • Shut Down - a NE Hip-Hop and Grime Showcase
    23 February 2018
    Independent
      Shut Down - a NE Hip-Hop and Grime Showcase Friday 23 February - 7pm - Independent, Sunderland   Featuring: Tees Grime Family - 7 strong...
    City Centre
    Entry Fee
  • Sunderland Market Square Monthly
    23 February 2018
    Market Square
    Sunderland Market Square (right beside Cafe Nero, near the metro station) A vibrant and amazing collection of some of the northeasts finest...
    City Centre
    Free
  • 24 February 2018
    Sunderland Minster
    See the amazing Philip Cobb (Principal Trumpet London Symphony Orchestra) live in concert with Easington Colliery Band in the magnificent...
    City Centre
    Entry Fee
  • 25 February 2018
    Bridges Shopping Centre
    Celebrate the Year of the Dog with an exciting and free family event hosted at the Bridges central square on Sunday 25 February. There will...
    City Centre
    Free
  • Think Floyd
    25 February 2018
    Sunderland Empire Theatre
    This extraordinary band, dubbed the Definitive Pink Floyd Experience, are renowned for their stunning celebration of the music of one of...
    City Centre
    Entry Fee
  • England Legends Live!
    27 February 2018
    Sunderland Empire Theatre
    Peter Beardsley, Kevin Phillips, Peter Reid and Chris Waddle  Four icons of English football appear at the Empire Theatre to discuss their...
    City Centre
    Entry Fee
  • Proper Poetry
    27 February 2018
    The Fire Station
    £2 per person  Poetry can sometimes be a bit boring, can't it? How do you write poems that don't ignore people? Exploring different styles...
    City Centre
    Entry Fee
  • Sing-a-Long-a Beauty & the Beast
    28 February 2018
    Sunderland Empire Theatre
    Singalonga Productions invite you to Be our Guest at Sing-a-Long-a Beauty and the Beast. Join us as we celebrate the brand new adaptation...
    City Centre
    Entry Fee
  • 28 February 2018
    St Mary's Church
    £2 Voluntary contribution  Mixed media art workshops aim to forster integration as well as enable self-expression among local communities...
    City Centre
    Free

March 2018

  • Psychic Evening with KLR
    1 March 2018
    The Albert
    The Albert and KLR Psychic Agency are hosting a Psychic Evening. Tickets are only £6 and are purchased from the bar.  Private readings are...
    City Centre
    Entry Fee
  • 1 March 2018 to 29 March 2018
    Sunderland
    Welcome the Sunderland Festival of Creative Writing. First run in October 2016, the Festival comes back for March 2018. A month long free...
    City Centre
    Free
  • Funk Essential
    3 March 2018
    The Point
    Back By Public Demand ! Saturday 3rd March @ The Point, Sunderland We Welcome The Return Of The Ibiza Queen & The Worlds Most In Demand...
    City Centre
    Entry Fee
  • Circus of Horrors
    3 March 2018
    Sunderland Empire Theatre
    Annually the Circus of Horrors plays over 100 UK theatres and this tour has expanded to take in festivals throughout the world including...
    City Centre
    Entry Fee
  • Mind, Body and Soul
    3 March 2018
    Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens
    A perfect way to re energise yourself for 2018, various peaceful activities - yoga, mindful walking, massage treatments, holistic gift...
    City Centre
    Free
  • The Rocket Man - A Tribute to Sir Elton John
    3 March 2018
    Sunderland Empire Theatre
    Entertainers are proud to present The Rocket Man: a tribute to Multi-Grammy award-winning legend and superstar, Sir Elton John.    Join us...
    City Centre
    Entry Fee
  • North East Vegan Festival
    4 March 2018
    Stadium of Light
    The Largest Vegan Festival in the North East is back at its original home of the Stadium of Light on Sunday 4th March 2018. We look forward...
    City Centre
    Entry Fee
  • Beautiful - The Carol King Musical
    6 March 2018 to 10 March 2018
    Sunderland Empire
    Long before she was Carole King, the chart-topping music legend, she was an ordinary girl with an extraordinary talent. Beautiful - The...
    City Centre
    Entry Fee
  • Proper Poetry
    6 March 2018
    The Fire Station
    £2 per person  Poetry can sometimes be a bit boring, can't it? How do you write poems that don't ignore people? Exploring different styles...
    City Centre
    Entry Fee
  • 11 March 2018
    The Funky Indian
    Treat your mum this year in Mother’s Day with Indian High Tea. With a glass of Prosecco on arrival for each mummy followed by a tantalising...
    City Centre
    Entry Fee
  • 11 March 2018
    The Albert
    Make you mother feel special and treat her a nice bottle of wine or prosecco, and where better than The Albert.  If she remembers "The...
    City Centre
    Free
  • Proper Poetry
    13 March 2018
    The Fire Station
    £2 per person  Poetry can sometimes be a bit boring, can't it? How do you write poems that don't ignore people? Exploring different styles...
    City Centre
    Entry Fee
  • The Rat Pack - Live From Las Vegas
    15 March 2018 to 17 March 2018
    Sunderland Empire
    The Pack is back and this time, they are bringing Ella Fitzgerald! The Rat Pack Live from Las Vegas sends you back in time to the glamorous...
    City Centre
    Entry Fee
  • Treat your mum this year in Mother’s Day with Indian High Tea. With a glass of Prosecco on arrival for each mummy followed by a tantalising Afternoon Tea consisting of a variety of Indian street food savouries and sweeties finished with our signature traditional masala chai.   Vegetarian and Gluten Friendly all catered for also.  £12.95pp  £18.95 with a glass of Prosecco.
    17 March 2018 to 25 March 2018
    Sunderland
    Sunderland Restaurant Week returns again from Saturday 17 - Sunday 25 March 2018, with plenty of top notch bars, cafes and restaurants...
    City Centre
    Free
  • St Patrick's Day
    17 March 2018
    Chaplins
    Join Chaplins this St Patrick’s Day for another huge fun filled day. Pre-match Sky Sports England V Ireland, 6 Nations Rugby Free Guinness...
    City Centre
    Free
  • Suncitytri Duathlon
    18 March 2018
    Sunderland Marriott Hotel
    Local triathlon club suncitytri use their members to run this race every year, making no profit we try to bring the cheapest multisport...
    City Centre
    Free
  • Jersey Boys
    20 March 2018 to 31 March 2018
    Sunderland Empire
    The internationally acclaimed stage sensation, Jersey Boys is working its way back to round the UK! This smash hit musical has won 57 major...
    City Centre
    Entry Fee
  • Proper Poetry
    20 March 2018
    The Fire Station
    £2 per person  Poetry can sometimes be a bit boring, can't it? How do you write poems that don't ignore people? Exploring different styles...
    City Centre
    Entry Fee
  • Easter Crafternoon
    25 March 2018
    Serendipity Tea and Trinkets
    An afternoon of crafting with Serendipity 
    City Centre
    Entry Fee
  • 30 March 2018
    The Point
    Haze - Sunderland  Steve Lawler is a British house music producer and DJ born in Birmingham, England he is a five time DJ Awards winner and...
    City Centre
    Entry Fee

April 2018

  • Easter Egg Hunt
    1 April 2018
    Enchantment Cafe
    The Easter bunny and our resident fairies have been having fun leaving little Easter surprises around Enchantment!  Come and see if you can...
    City Centre
    Free
  • Birmingham Royal Ballet presents Coppelia
    5 April 2018 to 7 April 2018
    Sunderland Empire
    A timeless classic from the golden age of classical ballet, Coppélia, with its tuneful, romantic music, stands alongside such classics as...
    City Centre
    Entry Fee
  • Justin's Band
    8 April 2018
    Sunderland Empire
    Are you ready to be part of Justin's Band? Because BAFTA award-winning actor Justin Fletcher is going on a Musical Adventure and we would...
    City Centre
    Entry Fee
  • Rise & Conquer
    15 April 2018
    The Point
    Rise and Conquer returns to the Point on Sunday 15th April for another instalment of high level amateur MMA. The main event will feature...
    City Centre
    Entry Fee
  • Vida
    20 April 2018
    Independent
    Biggest band to come out of Scotland since The View! April 2018 see's them on their biggest UK Tour to date & they are coming to...
    City Centre
    Entry Fee
  • Saying Goodbye
    22 April 2018
    Sunderland Minser
    Here are some questions and answers we get asked a lot about SG services: Who is the service for? The services are for anyone who has lost...
    City Centre
    Free

May 2018

  • A Country Night in Nashville
    2 May 2018
    Sunderland Empire Theatre
    A Country Night In Nashville recreates the scene of a buzzing Honky Tonk in downtown Nashville, perfectly capturing the energy and...
    City Centre
    Entry Fee
  • Sunderland Shorts Film Festival
    3 May 2018 to 5 May 2018
    Sunderland City
    Sunderland Shorts Film Festival is back from Friday 3 - Saturday 5 May. Sunderland Shorts has established itself over the last couple of...
    City Wide
    Entry Fee
  • Active Sunderland BIG 3km Run
    13 May 2018
    Keel Square
    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 Centre
    Entry Fee

July 2018

  • 6 July 2018 & 7 July 2018
    Sunniside Live
    Sunniside live 2018. Sunderland’s only live music festival. 6/7th July. Tickets on sale NOW
    Entry Fee
  • Tall Ships Races Sunderland 2018
    11 July 2018 to 14 July 2018
    Sunderland
    Between Wednesday 11th July and Saturday 14th July 2018 the magnificent Tall Ships fleet will create a stunning spectacle within the...
    City Wide
    Free
  • Sunderland Airshow 2018
    27 July 2018 to 29 July 2018
    Seaburn
    All plans for the launch event, flying displays and on the ground activity is to be confirmed.
    City Wide
    Free

September 2018

  • WICKED
    6 September 2018 to 29 September 2018
    Sunderland Empire Theatre
    Winner of over 100 international awards, Wicked has been casting its magical spell across the world for over a decade and continues to...
    City Centre
    Entry Fee

November 2018

  • An Audience With Michael Bolton - My Life Story
    9 November 2018
    Sunderland Empire
    Kong Events and Goldstar Promotions are pleased to exclusively announce an audience with multiple Grammy Award winning singer, songwriter...
    City Centre
    Entry Fee

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