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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Summer at the Beacon

24 July @ 10:00 am - 1 September @ 6:00 pm


Our Summer at the Beacon six-week programme returns this July and this year promises to be the best yet.

From our Little Dribblers sessions to our over-55s Wear Together programme, there’s something for everyone, from Football on our 3G pitches to baking in our kitchen.

Take a look below at just some of the activities going on at the Beacon of Light until 1st September.

Future Lionesses Day – Girls can come to the Beacon to watch England’s World Cup games on our big screen, before being put through their paces in a training session on our 3G pitches.

Tastes of the World – Join us in our Ministry of Food Kitchen with recipes from around the globe inspired by the teams competing in the Women’s World Cup.

FIFA Tournament and Kickabout – Come and showcase your skills on and off the pitch! Enjoy a Champions League-style tournament on FIFA 23 before taking to our 3G pitches to take on FIFA-style football challenges.

Disability Multi-sports – Enjoy a range of sports including basketball, boxing, hockey, cricket, football and many more.


24 July @ 10:00 am
1 September @ 6:00 pm
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Beacon of Light
Beacon of Light
Sunderland, SR5 1SN Sunderland
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