From jaw-dropping wrestling shows to your favourite stories coming to life on stage, there’s so many exciting kids and family events going down in Sunderland this season! 


Room On The Broom 

21 – 22 September 

Room on the Broom Sunderland

Iggety ziggety zaggety zoom! Hop on the broom with the witch and her cute cat in Tall Stories’ super exciting adaptation of Room on the Broom, the best-selling picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. The whimsical witch and her trusty cat are travelling on their broomstick when they pick up some weary hitch-hikers – a friendly dog, a beautiful green bird and a frantic frog. But the broomstick isn’t meant to carry so many passengers and – CRACK – it snaps in two! Will there ever be room on the broom for everyone? Find out in the magical Olivier Award-nominated show, one of the best kids and family events at The Fire Station this September. It’s a magical show that the whole family can enjoy!


Megaslam 2022 Live Tour

25 September 

Megaslam Wrestling Sunderland

Are you ready to see some huge smackdowns and top rope acrobatics when Megaslam hits Sunderland this September? Taking over the Grand Hotel for one night only, the superstars of Megaslam will be putting on a 2 hour wrestling extravaganza for the whole family. One of the most entertaining kids and family events, this spectacular will see some of the world’s top wrestling stars go head to head in dazzling match ups to see who the champion really is! Get your tickets now and secure your spot ringside to the best show in town. September 2022 will forever be known as Slamtember after this epic show!


The Tiger Who Came To Tea

4 – 5 October

The Tiger Who Came To Tea Sunderland

Who doesn’t love this beauty of a book! The Tiger Who Came to Tea is celebrating 12 years on stage and over 50 years as Britain’s best-loved picture book this year! Take the opportunity to see this heartwarming story adapted into a stunning kids and family event at The Fire Station this October. This classic tale of teatime mayhem will have your whole family laughing, smiling, and jumping out of their seats as everyone’s favourite big stripey pal makes an unexpected visit in Sunderland! Would you let him in?

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Sunderland Wall

Sunderland Wall Sunderland

If your children have been driving you up the wall with their constant climbing on your neatly arranged furniture then we’ve got just the place for you! Take  those energetic tikes to Sunderland Wall, one of the largest indoor climbing centres in the UK, for a proper climbing experience. Catering for children aged 5 and up, Sunderland Wall let’s children release their inner monkeys in the safest way possible, under expert tuition from their experienced climbers. Book in for a class or have an extra special birthday party there! It’s a great experience that the whole family can get stuck into, the only question is… who will become the family climbing champion?


Animal Fun Farm

Animal Fun Farm Sunderland

Yipee! The Animal Fun Farm is open and full of super cute animals for the whole family to meet! Take in the beautiful colours of autumn as you make friends with a whole host of furry, fuzzy and fun farm animals. There’s even rides too; you can take a ride on a tractor, on the bumpy barrels or on your very own quad bike – what a treat! Open every weekend and on school holidays until 30th October, now’s the perfect time to visit. There’s even a pumpkin week between 23rd – 30th October where you can pick your very own halloween pumpkins!


Silksworth Sports Complex & Ski Slope 

Silksworth Sports Complex & Ski Slope Sunderland

Did you think skiing was a sport only reserved for the winter? Not at all! Silksworth Sports Complex & Ski Slope is the perfect place to hit the dry slopes with your family and find your ski legs this Autumn. Open to anymore aged four and up, the dry ski slope is a super fun experience that’ll have you coming back again and again. If your sure skiing isn’t a thing, then why not get some friends together and book out the 3G football pitches for some 5-a-side action! One thing’s for sure, if you love sports then a visit to Silksworth Sports Complex & Ski Slope with the family is a must. 

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