Category Archive: North East Sport

May 20 2016

1966 & the Roker Roar, 27th May

SAFC Museum and the Sporting Memories Network have teamed up to stage a free public event at Sunderland City Library and Arts Centre on Friday 27th May to celebrate the city’s role in hosting group stage matches of the 1966 World Cup. On the day England take on Australia at the Stadium of Light, SAFC …

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HRH Princess Anne Visits Sunderland National Glass Centre

May 13 2016

HRH The Princess Royal Launches Sail Training Programme in Sunderland

HRH The Princess Royal paid a visit to Sunderland on Monday 9 May 2016. Her Royal Highness attended the launch of the Sail Training Ambassador programme at the National Glass Centre. The programme aims to encourage young people to take part in the prestigious Tall Ships Races in 2018. Sunderland (once the largest shipbuilding town …

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Apr 07 2016

Sunderland BIG Family Fun Run 2016

With a focus on fun running for people of all ages and abilities, this year’s Active Sunderland BIG Family Fun Run offers everyone the opportunity to get active, have fun and have a great day out. The run will start at 4pm on Saturday 30 April in Mowbray Park, Sunderland.  The run is either 1.5km or 3km run …

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Alnmouth Arts Festival 8th - 19th June