What's On

 Kynren – the UK’s most spectacular open air live show 

30 June – 15 September 2018

Watch the characters and events that have shaped the North East’s history – and the country as a whole – play out centuries of history before your eyes on a vast open air stage. Expect incredible choreography, spine tingling musical scores, pyrotechnics, dazzling special effects and more. 

Find out more here



Sunderland Tall Ships

11 - 14 July 2018

A four-day festival of culture and entertainment will take over Sunderland when the world-class spectacle of 80 Tall Ships sail into the city for this famous maritime race. Coming to nearby Sunderland from July 11 - 14, moor up at The Seaton Lane Inn for the perfect berth during these iconic ships' visit. 

Find out more about the Tall Ships in Sunderland here

The Great Exhibition of the North, Newcastle/ Gateshead 

22 June – 9 September 2018

Billed as the biggest event in England this year, this cultural and technological extravaganza of all things northern includes art by Lowry, Hepworth and Hockney; Stephenson’s Rocket; Helen Sharman’s space suit. And even a supersonic 80-metre river sculpture.

Taking place at nearby Newcastle Gateshead, find out more about what's in store here

Sunderland Football Club

From Saturday 20 August

In August Sunderland AFC begin the new season in the Premier League. Located just 6 miles away our inclusive bed and breakfast rates, free parking and free Wi-Fi make us an ideal place to stay to take in a game.