Sunderland Events Calendar

Looking for something to do in Sunderland? Whether you're a local, new in town or just cruising through we've got loads of great tips and events to offer. Find out what’s on in Sunderland with our regularly updated events calendar featuring the best upcoming events in Sunderland and the area.

This guide lists events at a glance, showing what’s on each month. See the highlights of What’s On for Sunderland, featuring the best of things to do in Sunderland – Live Music and Gigs, Family Events, Art & Culture, Food & Drink and much more. Sunderland fundraisers and charity events.

Important This Event Calendar is not maintained on a daily basis and some events may have changed dates or are no longer happening. Please double-check the event websites for the most up-to-date information.

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Luca Silvestrini’s Protein presents The Little Prince

7 February @ 4:30 pm - 8 February @ 1:30 pm


The classic tale reimagined on stage for children’s and their grown-ups.

Find out how the Little Prince leaves behind his own tiny asteroid and beloved rose and journeys through the universe, coming face to face with the baffling world of grown-ups!

Based on the world-famous story by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Luca Silvestrini’s The Little Prince is winner of the Fantastic for Families’ Best Family Event Award 2020 and was nominated for Best Modern Choreography at the National Dance Awards 2021. The Little Prince is brought to life using Protein’s critically-acclaimed mix of dance, humour and spoken word.

“Luca Silverstrini is the sharpest of comic choreographers” The Guardian

Suitable for everyone young and old.


7 February @ 4:30 pm
8 February @ 1:30 pm
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Sunderland Empire Theatre
High Street West
Sunderland, SR1 3EX
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