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Community Spirit

29 November 2018 to 6 January 2019

This Christmas, enjoy a range of activities and Comunity Spirit throughout Sunderland city centre...

Hadrian's Tipi

December 8 & 9, 15 & 16, 22 & 23 - Visit Santa at Hadrian’s Tipi (2pm – 4pm)

October 19 – January 6 - Open Mic Night every Wednesday (7pm -10pm)


15 Nov – 24 Dec – Santa’s Grotto at the Bridges

18 Nov – 16 Dec – St Benedicts Hospice at the Bridges having a giving tree

Sat 1 Dec – Sunderland Symphony at the Bridges (9-11am)

Mon 3, Tue 4 & Wed 5 – Children’s Foundation at the Bridges. Carol singing  (10am – 3pm)

Thu 6 Dec – Carol signing by Grace House at the Bridges (4.30pm – 8.00pm)

Fri 7 Dec – RNIB carol singing at the Bridges (10am – 3pm)

Sun 9 Dec – Reindeer Dash at the Bridges. 1K family fun run

Sun 9 Dec – Carol singing by Houghton Methodist at the Bridges (1-3pm)

Thu 13 Dec – Carol singing by Grace House at the Bridges (10am – 3pm)

Thu 13 Dec – Carol singing by the University of Sunderland at the Bridges (5pm)

Thu 13 – Sun 23 Dec – Gift wrapping with Children’s Foundation at the Bridges

Sat 15 Dec – NASUWT Concert Band at the Bridges (1pm – 3pm)

Tue 18 Dec – Carol Singing by Sunderland College at the Bridges (10am-11am)

Tue 18 Dec – Stroke org (5-7pm)

Wed 19 Dec – Carol Singing by Bexhill Academy (1-3PM)

Sat 22 Dec – Carol Singing by Grace House (1-4PM)

Sun 23 Dec – Carol Singing by Sunderland Theatre Group (11-1pm)

Katie’s Garden

Fri 23 & 30 Nov – Poppins Princesses at Katie’s Garden. Kids workshops

Thu 13 – Sat 15 Dec – Gingerbread house designing at Katie’s Garden

Sunderland Minster

Sun 2 Dec – UN Vigil at Sunderland Minster

Wed 5 Dec – Age UK Christmas Concert at Sunderland Minster

Sat 8 Dec – A Concert for peace at Sunderland Minster. Christmas concert will be conducted by David Murrar

Sun 9 Dec – Mayor’s Carol Service at Sunderland Minster

Mon 10 Dec – Sunderland University Carol Service at Sunderland Minster

Tue 11 Dec – North East Autism Society Christmas Concert at Sunderland Minster

Tue 11 Dec – Carols by Candlelight at Sunderland Minster. A spectacular Christmas production with hill song church

Wed 12 Dec – Royal Northern Sinfonia at Sunderland Minster

Mon 17 Dec – Concert from Sunderland’s Special Schools at Sunderland Minster  

The Peacock

Fri 16 Nov – Fans at the Peacock. Part gig and part theatre

Thu 6 Dec – The Sunderland Comedy Project at the Peacock. Monthly stand-up Comedy Club with amazing line up

Wed 12 Dec – Mixtape Xmas at The Peacock. Part Comedy sketch show and part music Quiz

Bonded Warehouse

Sat 17 Nov – Massaoke at the Bonded Warehouse. A live band that plays all the biggest hits.


Sat 1 Dec – Jordon Allen, one of the must-see UK indie act at Independent

Sun 23 Dec – NOASIS tribute act at Independent


Thu 22 Nov – Sunderland Christmas Lights Switch-On

Fri 7 Dec – George Michael Tribute at the Point

Fri 14 Dec – Michael Jackson Tribute at the Point

Fri 21 Dec- The Jersey Boys Tribute


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