Roker Park Sunderland

Roker Park, Sunderland However, Roker Park attracted very little attention until the late 19th Century. Indeed, the earliest development was the building of Roker Terrace along the sea front on the cliff tops. This was in the 1840’s and those buildings are still standing. Roker still did not have the… Continue reading

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Spice Girls Coming To Sunderland

To begin with, the Spice Girls were one of the biggest girl bands from the 1990’s. However, they have broke up and reformed on a few occasions. They are reforming again and doing a UK Tour in 2019 but have only 6 dates so far. One of these dates will… Continue reading

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Sunderland Illuminations 2018

As with previous Autumn events, the Sunderland Illuminations 2018 has something for everyone of course. Indeed, the Sunderland lights will sparkle and put a smile on everyone who visits the sea front. Furthermore, from St Peters Church and all the way along to Seaburn, the lights will shine every night.… Continue reading

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Tall Ships Sunderland 2018

To begin with, Sunderland will be the starting point for the 2018 Tall Ships Races. Indeed, confirmation for this prestigious event came back in November 2014. Obviously, the River Wear will be awash with ships of all shapes and sizes in July this year. What Are The Tall Ships Races?… Continue reading

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Ryhope Engines Museum Sunderland

In short, Ryhope Village has one of the finest monuments to Victorian engineering ability in the North East of England. Of course, we are referring to the Ryhope Engines Museum in Sunderland which opened in 1868. Obviously, this water pumping station was responsible for supplying water to the Wearside area.… Continue reading

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Beamish Museum

To begin with, Beamish Museum is an open air museum in the North East of England with a difference. On the whole, its main aim is to preserve a flavour of the late Victorian and Edwardian eras. In other words, the museum gives a sample of rural and urban life… Continue reading

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Sunderland International Airshow

To begin with, Sunderland International Airshow is the biggest free annual airshow in Europe. Spread over three days, of course, the event takes place in Roker and Seaburn. In this case, it is usually the final weekend in July on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Sunderland International Airshow Therefore, accommodation is… Continue reading

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Endeavour Presents Rita Ora open air concert

We’re proud to announce that one of the UK’s biggest artists Rita Ora will be headlining the all-new Endeavour on Friday 24th August 2018. Rita Ora has been leaving her mark on the music scene consistently for years, with her tendency to release some of the UK’s biggest hits. After… Continue reading

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Sunderland Illuminations 2017

Yes indeed, Sunderland Illuminations are back again on the sea front this Autumn 2017. Moreover, the theme is Disney, So this is going to be a crowd pleaser, especially for the children. Not only do we get to see Mickey and Minnie Mouse but also Donald Duck and Goofy too.… Continue reading

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