Category Archive: North East Sport

May 27 2016

Sunderland BIG Bike Ride, Sunday 12 June

Everyone is invited to bring along their bikes and take part in a great day of cycling at this year’s Active Sunderland BIG Bike Ride on Sunday 12 June. With a focus on cycling fun, the event offers three alternative routes to suit all ages and abilities. Each of the rides start on the Riverside at …

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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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