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February 2019

  • 21 February 2019
    The Beacon of Light
    BIG Indoor Community Sports Festival at the Beacon of Light - fantastic fun for half term! Activities on the day will include...
    Entry Fee
  • 21 February 2019
    Burdon Road
    Portraits and Poses Half Term Fun at Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens Friday 21 February, 11am – 12.30pm & 1.30pm – 3pm Dress up...
    Free
  • Jack Ross talk-in
    21 February 2019
    Stadium of Light
    Sunderland AFC supporters can enjoy an evening in the company of manager Jack Ross, at a special event at the Stadium of Light next month....
    City Centre
    Entry Fee
  • 22 February 2019
    Biddick Lane
    TurnAround Dance Theatre presents: Thief, Fox and Phoenix Follow the tale of a mischievous thief who, along with a furry fox friend, go on...
    Entry Fee
  • 22 February 2019
    Market Square
    Every fourth Friday of the month Sunderland’s Farmers and Makers Market on Market Square (outside Cafe Nero, near the metro station) A...
    City Centre
    Free
  • 23 February 2019
    Biddick Lane
    Roll up Roll up for the greatest musical in town!  Join our very own PT Barnum and ringmaster as you learn a whole range of circus skills...
    Entry Fee
  • A Soulful Night to Remember
    26 February 2019
    Sunderland Empire
    A Soulful Night To Remember stars the original soul hitmakers Shalamar, The Delfonics, 2x Grammy Winner Peabo Bryson, The Stylistics...
    City Centre
    Entry Fee
  • 27 February 2019
    Biddick Lane
    A West Yorkshire Playhouse, Royal Exchange, Roundhouse and CPT co-production in association with LittleMighty. Woke By Testament The twin...
    Entry Fee
  • 27 February 2019
    Sunderland Empire
    After taking to the road over 22 years ago and touring all over the world the phenomenon returns with its latest brand new incarnation The...
    City Centre
    Entry Fee
  • 27 February 2019
    Murray Lecture Theatre, Sunderland University
    Leonardo da Vinci : A Life In Drawing Murray Library Lecture Theatre, Sunderland University, Chester Road Wednesday 27 February, 6.30pm – 8...
    Free
  • 28 February 2019
    Burdon Road
    Guided Exhibition Tour Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens, Thursday 28 February, 11.15am – 12pm Enjoy a guided tour of the exhibition...
    City Centre
    Entry Fee
  • 28 February 2019 to 28 March 2019
    National Glass Centre
    This five week course offers participants a comprehensive introduction into screen printing onto glass. Through a combination of...
    City Centre
    Entry Fee
  • 28 February 2019 to 2 March 2019
    High Street West
    Discover why Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap has kept people guessing for so long, becoming the longest running show of any kind in the...
    Entry Fee

March 2019

  • 2 March 2019 to 6 May 2019
    Burdon Road
    Amazing Inventions Trail Half Term Fun at Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens Saturday 2 March – Monday 6 May   Available during Museum...
    Free
  • 8 March 2019
    Hope Street Xchange
    Celebrate International Women's Day 2019 with Hope Street Xchange. Hope Street Xchange is once again proud to support International Women’s...
    City Centre
    Free
  • 8 March 2019
    High Street
    YAMATO: THE DRUMMERS OF JAPAN RETURN TO TOUR THE UK SUNDERLAND EMPIRE ONE NIGHT ONLY – FRIDAY 8 MARCH 2019 BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND THE WORLD...
    City Centre
    Entry Fee
  • 9 March 2019
    4 - 5 High Street West
      Brand new live show for 2019 TICKETS: atgtickets.com/Sunderland Following a six-year break from stand-up the multi-award-winning comedian...
    City Centre
    Entry Fee
  • 9 March 2019
    The Point
    HAZE x KALUKI LINE UP TBA TICKETS http://bit.ly/HazeKaluki
    City Centre
    Entry Fee
  • 11 March 2019 to 21 March 2019
    Washington Town Centre Library
    The exhibition ‘Children Under the Nazis’ curated by Dr Beate Muller of Newcastle University in collaboration with the South African...
    Free
  • 13 March 2019
    Biddick Lane
    The Pantaloons presents: Odyssey Sing, O Muse, of the critically-acclaimed Pantaloons and their hilarious new verse adaptation of the most...
    Entry Fee
  • 16 March 2019
    Burdon Road
    British Science Festival: Have Fun With Flight Half Term Fun at Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens Saturday 16 March, 11am, 1pm and 2....
    Entry Fee
  • Sing a Long a The Greatest Showman
    17 March 2019
    Sunderland Empire
    Singalonga Productions, producers of Singalonga Sound of Music and Singalonga Grease brings you their newest show, the smash hit film...
    City Centre
    Entry Fee
  • 19 March 2019 to 23 March 2019
    High Street West
    Musical comedy, CALENDAR GIRLS The Musical, comes to Sunderland Empire, 19-23 March 2019. The new tour will star novelist and television...
    Entry Fee
  • 24 March 2019
    Burdon Road
    Life Drawing Classes Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens Join a life drawing class with artist Theresa Poulton to explore different...
    City Centre
    Entry Fee

April 2019

  • 6 April 2019 to 6 May 2019
    Pattinson
    The much-loved trail and workshops return! See giant LEGO sculptures sitting alongside their real-life cousins and meet three brilliant new...
    Entry Fee
  • 6 April 2019
    Burdon Road
    Illuminate Science Family Day Easter Break at Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens Saturday 6 April   Families are also welcome to visit...
    Free
  • 8 April 2019 to 10 April 2019
    Burdon Road
    Little Inventors: Unleash Your Inner Leonardo Easter Fun at Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens Monday 8 & Wednesday 10 April 11am...
    Free
  • 11 April 2019
    Biddick Lane
    Dyad Productions Presents: The Time Machine 2018: In this age of uncertainty, where the shadows of tyranny, intolerance and war darken the...
    Entry Fee
  • 12 April 2019
    Herrington Country Park
    The annual 'Walk for Autism' is back on Friday 12th April 2019! Join the North East Autism Society for their 1-mile walk at Herrington...
    Entry Fee
  • 12 April 2019
    Burdon Road
    Little Inventors Makers Day Easter Fun at Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens Friday 12 April, 11am – 12.30pm & 1.30pm – 3pm Create...
    Free
  • 13 April 2019
    Burdon Road
    Spectroscopic Analysis of Medieval Ink Pigments: Look But Don’t Touch & Telescopes: From early Infants to Modern Giants Sunderland...
    City Centre
    Entry Fee
  • 15 April 2019
    Burdon Road
    HORSES, HORSES, HORSES! Easter Fun at Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens Monday 15 April, 11am – 12.30pm & 1.30pm – 3pm Leonardo da...
    Free
  • 17 April 2019
    Burdon Road
    Science Buddies Catapult Challenge Easter Fun at Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens Wednesday 17 April, 11am, 1pm and 2.30pm Work in...
    City Centre
    Entry Fee
  • 19 April 2019 to 22 April 2019
    Pattinson
    A gang of giant ducks is flocking to Washington this Easter weekend and we need your help to track them down! There are 12 large yellow...
    Entry Fee
  • 27 April 2019
    Burdon Road
    Botanical Drawing Classes Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens, Saturday 30 March & Saturday 27 April, 10.30AM – 3.30PM Enjoy a full...
    Entry Fee

May 2019

  • 4 May 2019
    Burdon Road
    Renaissance Medicine Family Day Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens Saturday 4 May, 11am, 1pm & 2.30pm Blood! Snot! Bile! Leeches!...
    Entry Fee
  • 6 May 2019 to 11 May 2019
    4 - 5 High Street West
    THE 50th ANNIVERSARY PRODUCTION DIRECTED BY JONATHAN O’BOYLE COMES TO SUNDERLAND EMPIRE THEATRE 6TH - 11TH MAY 2019 Following the...
    City Centre
    Entry Fee
  • 12 May 2019
    High Street West
    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
  • 20 May 2019 to 25 May 2019
    4 - 5 High Street West
    Hair was big, shoulders were padded and mobile phones were shaped like bricks and weighed a tonne! Take a fun-packed trip back in time to...
    City Centre
    Entry Fee
  • 25 May 2019 to 2 June 2019
    Pattinson
    Cuteness alert!!!  Join WWT Washington this May half-term to see tiny ducklings and goslings while hearing about the incredible work WWT...
    Entry Fee

June 2019

  • 2 June 2019
    Herrington Country Park, Chester Road
    Race for Life 5k is suitable for all ages and abilities and the 10k is a great step up from our 5k events. The event is non-competitive and...
    City Wide
    Entry Fee
  • 24 June 2019 to 7 July 2019
    High Street West
    Kinky Boots, the winner of every major Best Musical award, is pleased to announce casting for the upcoming UK tour. Kayi Ushe will play the...
    City Centre
    Entry Fee

July 2019

  • 23 July 2019 to 27 July 2019
    High Street West
    SUNDERLAND EMPIRE 23 - 27 JULY 2019 Dan Looney, Adam Paulden, Jason Haigh-Ellery, Selladoor Worldwide and Gavin Kalin are delighted to...
    Entry Fee

September 2019

  • 20 September 2019
    High Street West
    Ant Middleton, best known as the Chief Instructor for Channel 4’s hit shows, SAS : Who Dares Wins, Mutiny and Escape has added new dates to...
    City Centre
    Entry Fee

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