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Top 5 Venues to visit in Sunderland

Transport Advisor manages 100s of venue transfers from corporate groups, conferences to tour groups, music festivals, and weddings. We are capable of handling groups from 8 passengers up to 500+.

Planning your group event can be very stressful and many things need to be organized such as hotels, transport, flights, itinerary and much more. Transport Advisor have put a list of the Top 5 venues in Sunderland as a suggestion to help you out. If you require any transport for your perfect group event you can visit our website or email us with your group transport requirements at

Formed 139 years ago, Sunderland AFC is one of the most successful clubs in the English game. Five-time champions of England, the club has a rich history steeped in success, from record-breaking seasons to FA Cup triumphs. Explore the stadium and visit the trophy room there is even a gift shop so you can get yourself or a friend a shirt.

The Stadium of Light provides a range of suites and lounges to host weddings, corporate events and conferences with a capacity range of 200 up to 2,000. The Main stadium its self is used for Major football matches and live music concerts with a total seating capacity of 49,000 which is very impressive. For information on booking an event at the Stadium of Light Click Here.

2 Sunderland Empire Theater

Built-in 1907, The Sunderland Empire has undergone considerable refit since 1907. Originally, the domed tower was adorned with a revolving sphere which bore the figure of Terpsichore the Greek Goddess of dance. There were many main entrances to the theatre, each of which had their own private boxes. Check their website for current shows and plays on offer Click Here

The Empire Stadium welcomes groups of 10+ and provides extra benefits for group bookings such as:

· Book now, pay later with no deposit or no booking fee required.

· Group discounts on most of their shows.

· Access to VIP treatment in the Ambassador Lounge or the option to book a table in the Garden Place Bistro.

· groups can pre-order drinks, snacks, programs and more.

To make a group booking at The Sunderland Empire Theatre contact their group bookings department at

The Theater also offers an excellent range of educational workshop programs for schools, clubs, and colleges. If you are an educational group you can contact the educational group bookings department at

Sunderland's dedicated no.1 music venue and nightclub with past features such as Kasabian, Kaiser Chiefs, The View, Glasvegas, The Zutons, Jamie T, The Sunshine Underground, The Maccabees, Mystery Jets, The Subways and Funeral For a Friend. They also have live DJ's so you can unwind and enjoy. Check their website for current events. The Sunderland Independent club offers a unique venue area for musicians, bands, and special events the venue is also supported by a professional bar service which caters to guests. The bar provides a range of soft and alcoholic drinks which can be ordered during events.

To book an event at the Independent Sunderland contact them on their main number +44 191 514 2229 or visit their website Click Here

The Quayside Exchange is one of the best Venues in Sunderland. Located in Sunderland Quayside the venue has the capability to host a range of different types of events such as a wedding, conferences, parties, proms, and special events.

For couples planning a wedding, you can access the Quayside wedding brochure Click Here. They provide a full range of wedding services which are great value for money.

Conference rooms are also available at the Quayside Exchange which can seat up to 250 delegates. They provide full conference packages to help you set up the perfect conference to view their brochure page Click Here.

To contact the events department at the Quayside Exchange you can reach them by email at

Located to the east of the Cleadon Hills, Whitburn Golf Club offers challenging golf with panoramic vistas of the North East coastline stretching from County Durham to Northumberland. It overlooks the dramatic North Sea cliffs and is a magnificent setting to play golf. Whitburn is a family-friendly golf club, where visitors and societies are always welcome. they maintain high standards of excellence, on and off the course

Whitburn offers a first-class venue area at their golf clubhouse with 2 suites available for special events, conferences, parties, and weddings. The clubhouse can host 50 people in their downstairs suite and 80 people in their larger suite. To view their events brochure Click Here

The Whitburn Golf Course Club House offers fantastic events, food, and catering which is specially put together for your event. To arrange a group event at Whitburn contact them directly at If you would like to catch up on some of their latest news follow them on twitter.

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