Tall Ships 2018

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Councillors are meeting next week to examine plans that will see two-way on North Bridge Street and Dame Dorothy Street to hell improving access in and out of the city centre. The plans known as the Northern Gateway will be discussed at Sunderland City Council’s Cabinet meeting from 2pm on Wednesday 10th January. Currently, traffic operates as […]

A programme to encourage more engagement with The Tall Ships Races Sunderland 2018 has received a huge boost, thanks to the National Lottery. The City Council has secured funding support of £95,000 through the Heritage Lottery Fund to develop and deliver a programme of heritage based activity that will truly engage Sunderland’s residents, visitors and […]

Rickleton pupils aim for a world record as they sing at The Tall Ships Races 2018 Pupils from Rickleton Primary were in fine voice today (Tuesday December 12) to celebrate the launch of the Songs for Sunderland Tall Ships singing programme. The pupils, aged 9 and 10, got together for their first practice as part of […]

People are being encouraged to make a difference by signing up as a volunteer at the Talk Ships Races in July 2018 when the races come to Sunderland. The Event Makers Programme, looks to recruit and support over 350 volunteers to help deliver the Talk Ships Races which will be UK’s largest free event in 2018 […]

The digital arts and media company has launched its fourth third annual exhibition; Shining, with an aim to engage hard-to-reach learners’, boosting their confidence, belief and employability skills. Digital arts and media projects created by local residents, primarily from Sunderland and South Tyneside, are being showcased at the University of Sunderland’s Priestman Gallery. The launch […]

Local performers and street artists are being invited to showcase their talents at one of the biggest events in the region in 2018.  Following a successful funding bid to Arts Council England, organisers of The Tall Ships Races Sunderland 2018 are encouraging street performers and artists to apply for two opportunities to perform at the […]

A nationwide appeal has been launched to find the flag which helped secure one of the Navy’s greatest victories. The flag – or colours – were nailed to the mast of HMS Venerable by a young Sunderland sailor during the battle of Camperdown in 1797 – a dangerous and pivotal action which changed the course […]

Siglion lines up to deliver an exciting future for the Run Sunderland Festival. Siglion extends sponsorship of Sunderland City Half Marathon and 10K Young sail trainees target 10K as they prepare for Tall Ships Races 2018. Run Sunderland Festival starts build up to tenth anniversary as a core part of the city’s major events programme. […]

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