Sunderland Entertainment

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Sunderland has plenty of things to keep you entertained – from catching the latest blockbuster movie at the cinema, to the latest broadway hit at the Empire theatre there surely is something for everyone!


Empire Theatre

The Empire Theatre is a splendid example of Edwardian theatre architecture.  It offers top entertainment with a choice of the biggest stars and prestigious touring companies, for a sparkling night out.  The theatre was opened in 1907 by Vesta Tilley, known as the heart throb of the music halls.  It now provides a wide range […]

Royalty Theatre

Established in 1925 the theatre is the only venue in the city which stages drama on a regular basis for a paying audience. All of the actors, stage crew, bar and front of house staff are unpaid volunteers. Tickets can be bought on the night of productions from the box office at the Royalty, or […]

Sunderland Bowl

Sunderland Bowl is the ultimate family entertainment centre, including 32 bowling lanes, a pool & video games area and a licensed bar with great quality flat screen televisions there’s something here for everyone to enjoy.  

Sunderland Cinema Times – Empire Cinema

Empire cinemas, sunderland offer cinema goers the latest blockbuster movies in a modern cinema environment. The cinema has 12 screens as well as a number of VIP boxes. The cinema has disabled points with loop systems, separate disabled toilets, removable chairs in screens for alternative seating and loop system. It is situated only a short […]

Sunderland Dogs – Greyhound Stadium

Sunderland greyhound stadium offers a wealth of attractions and adult entertainments with full designated bar and dining areas, comprising of the trackside restaurant and Trapz bar with state of the art flat screen TVs. Races are currently held on Wednesday, Friday and Saturday evenings, with Thursday mornings and Tuesday afternoon B.A.G.S fixtures. Admission prices are: […]

Sunderland Tenpin Bowling

Tenpin has come to Sunderland! A brand new state of the art 10 pin bowling centre has opened in River Quarter, High Street West, Sunderland! Tenpin Sunderland features 28 lanes, a fantastic Take 10 diner, fully licensed bar, pool tables, amusements and much much more. Sunniside Leisure is based at High Street West and Lambton […]