#Love Sunderland Heritage open day

Celebrate Sunderland heritage day at Washington Old Hall for a free open day.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event

Explore the WASSA art exhibition in the hall. Find out how residents used to live in the tenement room and discover the connections Washington has to American presidents from the past.

Enjoy the garden in summer, stretch your legs on the lawn and bring along a picnic. Smell the blooms while you stroll through the Nuttery and Parterre, and see what wildlife you can spot in the pond.

Upcoming events

#Love Sunderland Heritage open day

Sat 04 Jun 2022
Celebrate Sunderland heritage day at Washington Old Hall for a free open day.

Martin Stephenson, Dainties Acoustica

Sat 02 Jul 2022
What could be better than a Summer night in the Nuttery with the wonderful Martin Stephenson and The Daintees?

4th July American Independence Day flag raising ceremony

Mon 04 Jul 2022
It's here at Washington Old Hall where the 'Washington' family (and the first president of the United States) took their surname, and we're proud to celebrate this special day with our American friends.

The Pantaloons present, The Wind in the Willows

Wed 03 Aug 2022
Back by popular demand, The Pantaloons are coming to Washington Old Hall on their summer 2022 tour. Fast-paced and funny mayhem for the whole family.

The Pantaloons present, Much Ado About Nothing

Fri 26 Aug 2022
There’s plenty to shout about in The Pantaloons’ take on Shakespeare’s timeless summer comedy of masks, music and mistaken identities!