Sunderland Airshow 2016

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Sunderland Airshow 2016

The free Sunderland Airshow takes place this Friday, Saturday and Sunday just fifteen minutes drive from us along the Coast Road.

Sunderland Airshow begins at 6pm on Friday at Cliffe Park, Seaburn, featuring music from the The Rat Pack Boys, Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (Lancaster, Hurricane and Spitfire) with live musical accompaniment from The Band of Her Majesty’s Royal Marines Portsmouth; Royal Air Force Aerobatic Display Team – the Red Arrows (9 x Hawk T1); RAF Typhoon (Typhoon FGR4); Twister Duo pyrotechnic display (2 x Silence Twister) and The brand new AeroSPARX display team (2 x Grob 109). Friday night will close at 10pm with a firework display.

Road closures are in place from 2pm on Friday from the Bungalow Café to Marriott Roundabout, as well as in surrounding streets. Several park and ride schemes are in operation but if you are staying at our bed and breakfast accommodation for your visit to Sunderland Airshow we recommend you take the E1 bus service to Sunderland. The E1 service can be boarded at the Keppel Street bus station in South Shields or at The Sundial pub on Sea Road at the bottom of our street. Timetable information for this route can be found heree: E1, E2 and E6 buses to/from South Shields and Sunderland.

Flying will take place on Saturday and Sunday from 12.30pm until 5.15pm.

Sunderland Airshow is free to attend with the best viewing points along Roker and Seaburn.

Flying on the Saturday only will be Royal Air Force Aerobatic Display Team – the Red Arrows – 9 x Hawk T1.

Flying on the Sunday only will be Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15 and Mitchell 320 – B-25 Mitchell.

On both Saturday and Sunday spectators can enjoy RAF Falcons Parachute Display Team, RAF BBMF – Battle of Britain Memorial Flight – Lancaster, Hurricane and Spitfire, Vortex 525 – Chinook, The Tigers Freefall Parachute Display Team, Royal Navy Swordfish – Fairey Swordfish, Royal Navy Black Cats – 2 x Wildcat HMA Mk 2, Red Bull Matadors – 2 x Xtreme XA41, OV-10 Bronco, Gyrocopter – Calidus Rotorsport, Twister Duo, Amphibious Beach Assault, Vampire Pair – de Havilland Vampires FB52 and T55, The Blades – 4 x Extra 300 , RAF Typhoon 35 – Typhoon FGR4, Strikemaster Mk82A and Hangar 11 Combo – P40 Kittyhawk and P51D Mustang.

HMS Bulwark arrives in the city today from 3.30pm and will be docked at Corporation Quay for the weekend. She won’t be open to the public, but the best place to spot her is from the National Glass Centre, Liberty Way, Sunderland, SR6 0GL.

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Sunderland Marathon Of The North Discounts

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Seaburn Beach In Sunderland

If you are visiting Seaburn in Sunderland this weekend then there are a couple of Marathon of the North related discounts available.

Martino’s Italian restaurant on Dykelands Road, Seaburn, Sunderland, SR6 8DD has a weekend offer: 20% discount on food and drink when you quote “Marathon of the North”.

Neighbouring attraction Seldons Leisureworld, Whitburn Road, Seaburn, Sunderland SR6 8AA will upgrade an ice cream cornet purchase to a ’99’ when you quote “Steve Cram’s A Winner” to them.


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Sunderland Football Club Owner’s Seaburn Curry

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Shagorika Indian Restaurant Seaburn Sunderland SR6 8DA

Sunderland Football Club’s billionaire owner Ellis Short visited the Shagorika Indian restaurant on Queen’s Parade in Seaburn, Sunderland, SR6 8DA on Saturday night following Sunderland Football Club’s 1-0 victory earlier that day. The 52 year old American enjoyed a chicken mushuri at the restaurant and surprised it’s owner with a £1,800 tip after his meal.

A news report of the visit is in the video below…


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Sunderland Marathon of The North

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Sunderland Marathon of the North Runners Crossing Wearmouth Bridge in Sunderland

The Marathon of The North is a brand new marathon to be held annually in Sunderland, Tyne and Wear. Sunderland City Council and the organisers of the Sunderland City 10K have scheduled ‘The Marathon Of The North’ to take place on Sunday 28th April 2013. You can see a short video of the Sunderland City 10K here…

The Marathon of the North course starts and finishes at the Stadium of Light on the north bank of the river Wear. After crossing the Wearmouth Bridge, the route follows the first few kilometres of the Sunderland City 10K course. The first half of the race course is on the south side of the river Wear it is predominantly flat with few noticeable gradients and includes a circuit of picturesque Barnes Park. At the halfway mark the route returns back across the Wearmouth Bridge and the last ten miles is run adjacent to the river Wear and Roker and Seaburn beaches.

You can see a map of the Sunderland Marathon Of The North route here…

Sunderland Marathon of the North Marathon Route Map

The Sunderland half-marathon route is shown here…

Sunderland Marathon of the North Half Marathon Route Map

Finally the Sunderland 10K route can be seen here…

Sunderland Marathon of the North 10K Route Map

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


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Martino’s Restaurant In Seaburn Competition

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Martino's Restaurant In Seaburn Sunderland

Simply re-tweet their above tweet on your own Twitter account for a chance to win. Martino’s Seaburn branch in Sunderland is approximately ten minutes drive from our guest house. Their menus are shown below…

Martino's Restaurant In Seaburn Sunderland Lunch Menu

Martino's Restaurant In Seaburn Sunderland Main Menu

Martino's Restaurant In Seaburn Sunderland

The restaurant locations are: Martinos Seaburn, Dykelands Road, Sunderland, SR6 8AA; Martinos Seaham, North Railway Street, Seaham, SR7 7DA.


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