What's on - community events

  1. Happiness is a New Idea : This link opens in a new window

    Happiness is a New Idea

    Sunday 30 April 2017   |  City Library and Arts Centre |  View on map

    Until April 2017, 'Happiness is a New Idea' is a building-wide exhibition that is a collaboration between the City Library and Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art.

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    • Family friendly
    • Wheelchair / pushchair accessible
  2. National Careers Service Job Fair - 8 July 2015 : This link opens in a new window

    Jobs and training event

    Wednesday 8 July 2015   |  Sunderland City Library and Arts Centre, Fawcett Street

    National Careers Service Job Fair with access to the Learning Styles Project network.

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    • Family friendly
    • Wheelchair / pushchair accessible
  3. Sunniside Live : This link opens in a new window

    Sunniside Live

    Saturday 11 July 2015   |  Sunniside Gardens |  View on map

    Some of the region's top talents will be shining a light on Sunniside as part of a new, free festival.

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    Book event ›
    • Family friendly
    • Wheelchair / pushchair accessible
  4. If you love where you live then join our campaign now. We want to inspire everyone to take action and reduce litter in the spaces we live and places we visit, to make them even better.

    Community clean-up

    Saturday 11 July 2015   |  The Knoll/The Retreat |  View on map

    Let's get together to help make Sunderland a cleaner, healthier and nicer place to live for all!

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    • Family friendly
    • Wheelchair / pushchair accessible
  5. A couple enjoying Nordic walking : This link opens in a new window

    Health, Nordic walking and nature!

    Sunday 12 July 2015   |  ICOS (International Community Organisation of Sunderland) |  View on map

    Are you hungry for an adventure? Do you need to regain your energy after long working week? Do you want to spend time in a healthy way?

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    • Family friendly
  6. Black Cats' Stories : This link opens in a new window

    Black Cats' Stories at City Library and Arts Centre

    Monday 13 July 2015   |  City Library and Arts Centre

    Until Thursday 6 August 2015 see the Black Cats' stories exhibition at City Library and Arts Centre.

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    • Family friendly
    • Wheelchair / pushchair accessible
  7. St Peter's produced the Venerable Bede, Europe's greatest 8th century scholar : This link opens in a new window

    Sunderland Community Lecture - Four Saxon Churches of the North-East

    Wednesday 15 July 2015   |  Sir Tom Cowie Lecture Theatre, Prospect Building, Sir Tom Cowie Campus |  View on map

    Presented by Mrs Maureen Martin. Part of the Sunderland Community Lecture series for 2015. Talk about the North East's four Saxon churches. Please come along to this free event. No need to book.

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    • Family friendly
    • Wheelchair / pushchair accessible
  8. Summer Streets : This link opens in a new window

    Summer Streets

    Saturday 18 July 2015   |  Thompson Park

    Our community music festival caters for many tastes - and all ages. Futureheads singer and guitarist Ross Millard is our creative director and has pulled together a programme which includes rock, pop, jazz, opera, swing and rap - all performed in Thompson Park, Southwick.

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    • Family friendly
    • Wheelchair / pushchair accessible
  9. start, score, win, shoot, hit, jump, fly, dribble, pedal, ride, swing, smash, leap, run, throw, jab, lift, slam, skip, kick, flip, box, climb... finish! : This link opens in a new window

    Active City Festival

    Saturday 18 July 2015   |  City centre

    The 2015 Active City Festival is a free event supported by local sports clubs, offering coaching and opportunities to participate in a range of activities.

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    • Family friendly
    • Wheelchair / pushchair accessible
  10. Summer Reading Challenge - Record Breakers : This link opens in a new window

    Summer Reading Challenge Crafts

    Monday 20 July 2015   |  Your local library

    Make a felt creature to hold all of your bits and bobs, the oldest performing clown named 'Creeky' or design a 'Creeky The Clown' bow-tie.

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    • Family friendly
    • Wheelchair / pushchair accessible