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Proper Food And Drink Festival At Bents Park

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If you are staying at our bed and breakfast over the bank holiday weekend you may be interested in the Proper Food and Drink Festival that is taking place at Bents Park just down the street from us.

Proper Food And Drink Festival Bents Park South Shields NE33 2LD 2018

The festival features 60 of the region’s finest artisan food producers selling the best locally made food the country has to offer. A huge array of hot food producers selling the best food from around the world to eat in their huge outdoor picnic area. A licensed bar selling real ales and ciders from Wylam Brewery and others. Plus a wine and cocktail bar. Live entertainment and lots more.

The Proper Food and Drink Festival takes place from 10am until 6pm and entry is free.

If you are looking for bed and breakfast accommodation near Bents Park, Sea Road, South Shields, NE33 2ND you can book online here: online booking.

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Planet Circus Seaburn

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Planet Circus are back at Seaburn‘s Recreation Park from Tuesday 22nd until Monday 28th May 2018.

Planet Circus Seaburn Recreation Park Sunderland SR6

Performances last one hour forty five minutes and under twos go free sitting in their parents lap.

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Sunderland 10K and Half Marathon

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Sunderland‘s 10K and half marathon take place this Sunday.

Sunderland Marathon of the North Runners Crossing Wearmouth Bridge in Sunderland

If you are staying at our bed and breakfast accommodation and taking part or plan on visiting Sunderland on Sunday we have the race route and information here to help plan your day.

The start and finish of the 10K is at Keel Square opposite the old Vaux site. The first part of the race is a 2K loop around the city centre before reaching Monkwearmouth Bridge.

Next runners pass the University of Sunderland campus hosts the runners along the river, passing the National Glass Centre before gently rising up the path to then drop down again toward Sunderland Marina.

Sunderland Marina is also the location of the half way point of the 10K route. Runners then follow a path along Roker seafront.

A left turn through the Dene leads into Roker Park. Roker Park’s bandstand is the 6K mark. The race route then loops back onto Roker Terrace before a flat 2K run back to Monkwearmouth Bridge.

Finally a right turn at St Mary’s Way leads to the finish line at Keel Square.

You can see a map of the 10K route below. Tip: click on the map for a larger image (opens in a new window).

Sunderland 10K Route Map

The Sunderland City Half Marathon and start and finish is at Keel Square opposite the old Vaux site.

The first mile of the half marathon passes through the Sunniside area of the city centre.

A left turn at approximately 3.5 miles takes the course down Toward Road past Mowbray Park and back to the city centre area before heading back towards Ryhope Road. The turnaround point is just before the Queen Alexandra pub roundabout.

The halfway point is on the return stretch of Ryhope Road before it reaches Backhouse Park. Next runners travel along Burdon Road back to Monkwearmouth Bridge.

At Monkwearmouth Bridge there is approximately 4.5 miles left to the finish.

Runners then travel along Dame Dorothy Street, circumnavigating St Peter’s Church before heading to the coast and following the sea front along Roker Terrace.

Upon entering Roker Park there are only 2.6 miles left to complete and the route returns to cross Monkwearmouth Bridge via Dame Dorothy Street. With the finish line at St Mary’s Way.

You can see a map of the half marathon route below. Tip: click on the map for a larger image (opens in a new window).

Sunderland Half Marathon Route Map

A video of previous running events in Sunderland including the Sunderland City 10K can be seen here…

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Newcastle Pride

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Newcastle Pride July 2018

Newcastle Pride takes place from Friday 20th until Sunday 22nd July 2018.

Newcastle Pride Launch Party July 2018

Newcastle Pride’s launch party takes place on Friday 20th July from 6pm until 11pm at Nuns Moor featuring Vengaboys.

Newcastle Pride Parade July 2018

Newcastle Pride’s Parade takes place on Saturday 21st July at 12 noon from Newcastle Civic Centre, Barras Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 8QH to Nuns Moor.

Newcastle Pride Day 1 July 2018

Newcastle Pride’s Day 1 takes place on Saturday 21st July from 12 noon until 6:30pm for the main event at Nuns Moor.

Newcastle Pride Day 2 July 2018

Newcastle Pride’s Day 2 takes place on Sunday 22nd July from 2pm until 8pm at Nuns Moor.

Newcastle Pride Candlelit Vigil July 2018

Newcastle Pride’s Candlelit Vigil takes place on Sunday 22nd July from 9pm until 9:40pm at Newcastle Civic Centre.

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UB40 Live From Times Square

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UB40 will be performing at Times Square, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4EP on Wednesday 22nd August 2018.

UB40 Live From Times Square Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4EP

If you are not familiar with Times Square in Newcastle upon Tyne it is directly opposite Life Science Centre aka Centre For Life, round the corner from Central Station.

Tickets for UB40 are now for sale and cost £45.

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