What's on - community events

  1. Canaletto's much acclaimed masterpiece A Regatta on the Grand Canal is visiting Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens this summer. : This link opens in a new window

    Canaletto's 'A Regatta on the Grand Canal'

    Wednesday 15 July 2015   |  Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens

    Until 13 September, Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens welcomes the must-see Canaletto's 'A Regatta on the Grand Canal' when it leaves its home at the National Gallery and goes on tour as part of the Masterpiece Tour.

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    • Family friendly
    • Wheelchair / pushchair accessible
  2. Now in its 26th year, the Sunderland International Airshow is a wonderful weekend for the whole family : This link opens in a new window

    Sunderland International Airshow 2015

    Saturday 23 July 2016   |  Roker and Seaburn seafront

    With entertainment on the ground and all the action in the sky, there'll be something for everyone (Friday 22 to Sunday 24 July).

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    • Family friendly
    • Wheelchair / pushchair accessible
  3. Black Cats' Stories : This link opens in a new window

    Black Cats' Stories at Sandhill View library

    Tuesday 1 September 2015   |  Sandhill View library

    Until Thursday 17 September 2015 see Black Cats' Stories exhibition at Sandhill View library

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    • Family friendly
    • Wheelchair / pushchair accessible
  4. All together... accessing, creating, inspiring, growing, learning, empowering, changing, sharing... Sunderland. : This link opens in a new window

    Bedrock and Building Stones

    Thursday 3 September 2015   |  City Library and Arts Centre

    A talk by Andy Lane that will make you look at local buildings in a new way.

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    • Family friendly
    • Wheelchair / pushchair accessible
  5. 'Nooks and Corners of Sunderland' Photo Exhibition : This link opens in a new window

    'Nooks and Corners of Sunderland' Photo Exhibition

    Friday 4 September 2015   |  Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens

    From 1pm on Friday 4 September until Sunday 4 October, come and enjoy the photographs showing the hidden beauty of Sunderland's East Area.

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    • Family friendly
    • Wheelchair / pushchair accessible
  6. Aquatic Centre launch day : This link opens in a new window

    Raich Carter and Sunderland Aquatic Centre Launch Day

    Saturday 5 September 2015   |  Raich Carter Sports Centre and Sunderland Aquatic Centre

    Former Olympic athlete, Colin Jackson, will celebrate the brand new fitness facilities at Sunderland Aquatic and Wellness Centre and Raich Carter Sports Centre, with an open day full of free activities.

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    • Family friendly
    • Wheelchair / pushchair accessible
  7. The cogs that signify how we're all together Sunderland! : This link opens in a new window

    Reuse before you recycle your PC!

    Tuesday 8 September 2015   |  Unit 2, Thomsen Retail Park, Wessington Way, Sunderland, SR5 3NU

    Computers 4 Africa provides a simple solution for the disposing of your redundant working PC. Your computer could be reused giving someone else a better way of life, better education and better opportunities.

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    • Family friendly
    • Wheelchair / pushchair accessible
  8. The cogs that signify how we're all together Sunderland! : This link opens in a new window

    Reuse before you recycle your PC!

    Wednesday 9 September 2015   |  Unit 2, Thomsen Retail Park, Wessington Way, Sunderland, SR5 3NU

    Computers 4 Africa provides a simple solution for the disposing of your redundant working PC. Your computer could be reused giving someone else a better way of life, better education and better opportunities.

    Find out more...

    • Family friendly
    • Wheelchair / pushchair accessible
  9. Heritage Open Days : This link opens in a new window

    Eddie Chapman - North East Double Agent

    Thursday 10 September 2015   |  City Library and Arts Centre

    The true story of a man from the North East who was given a chance of freedom from prison by spying for Germany.

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    • Wheelchair / pushchair accessible
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    Ashbrooke and the 50th Division on the Western Front 1915

    Thursday 10 September 2015   |  Ashbrooke Sports Club, West Lawn, Ashbrooke SR2 7HH

    An illustrated talk on the club's members who fought on the Western Front in 1915.

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    • Family friendly