What's on

  1. Your Country Needs You: World War 1 Posters at Monkwearmouth Station Museum : This link opens in a new window

    "Your Country Needs You"

    Saturday 15 March 2014   |  Monkwearmouth Station Museum |  View on map

    First World War Posters at Monkwearmouth Station Museum on display until Sunday 2 November.

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    • Family friendly
    • Wheelchair / pushchair accessible
  2. Glass blowing at National Glass Centre : This link opens in a new window

    Glass in the Garden and Afternoon Tea Experience

    Monday 21 July 2014   |  National Glass Centre |  View on map

    Until the end of August, learn how to blow a glass bauble at National Glass Centre and follow it up with an indulgent and delicious afternoon tea in the Brasserie.

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    • Family friendly
    • Wheelchair / pushchair accessible
  3. A new display celebrating the 100th anniversary of the death of Sir Joseph Wilson Swan will be at Sunderland’s Museum and Winter Gardens : This link opens in a new window

    Sir Joseph Wilson Swan a Sunderland hero

       |  Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens |  View on map

    Until 7 September, you can see a display celebrating the 100th anniversary of the death of Sir Joseph Wilson Swan, inventor of the incandescent light bulb.

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    • Family friendly
    • Wheelchair / pushchair accessible
  4. Lenticular Butterflies by De La Torre Brothers at the National Glass Centre : This link opens in a new window

    3 Solo Shows Revised

    Saturday 17 May 2014   |  National Glass Centre |  View on map

    Until Sunday 14 September, you can see solo shows from three different artists working in glass.

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    • Family friendly
    • Wheelchair / pushchair accessible
  5. Stories from Our Sisters in Sunderland : This link opens in a new window

    Stories from Our Sisters in Sunderland

    Saturday 28 June 2014   |  Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens |  View on map

    Until Sunday 31 August, Stories from Our Sisters tells the stories of women who have migrated to Sunderland

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    • Family friendly
    • Wheelchair / pushchair accessible
  6. Print Points North at Arts Centre Washington : This link opens in a new window

    Print Points North at Arts Centre Washington

    Saturday 28 June 2014   |  Arts Centre Washington |  View on map

    Until Thursday 28 August, Print Points North, part of International Print Biennale, is at Arts Centre Washington.

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    • Family friendly
    • Wheelchair / pushchair accessible
  7. Happiness is a New Idea : This link opens in a new window

    Happiness is a New Idea

    Saturday 31 May 2014   |  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
  8. The Earl of Durham's Monument, better known as the Penshaw Monument. : This link opens in a new window

    Take a tour to the top

    Friday 18 April 2014   |  Penshaw Monument

    From Good Friday to the end of September, The National Trust opens the spiral staircase hidden inside one of the Penshaw Monument's pillars each weekend and bank holiday.

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    • Family friendly
  9. War Games at Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens : This link opens in a new window

    War Games

    Saturday 17 May 2014   |  Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens |  View on map

    Until Sunday 14 September, War Games (hot from the V & A Museum of Childhood) explores how children re-enact war through imaginative play.

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    • Family friendly
    • Wheelchair / pushchair accessible
  10. Show me the money: The Image of Finance, 1700 to the present : This link opens in a new window

    Show Me The Money

    Saturday 14 June 2014   |  Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art |  View on map

    Until Saturday 30 August, 'Show Me The Money' explores the Image of Finance from 1700 to the present.

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    • Family friendly
    • Wheelchair / pushchair accessible