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Tall Ships in Sunderland

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Tall Ships in Sunderland

Post: # 15767Post Trish
16 Jul 2018, 19:28

The Tall Ships Races started at Sunderland on Saturday so they have left the River Wear now.
The ships were here for a few days before though and there was loads of things to see and do.
We spent time along St Peters Riverside but didn't get on board any of the ships but many people were doing that.
There was loads of things for sale and we got a sailors hat for the kids which they love.
We also sat in the sun on the bank watching a jazz band with a few beers.
There was just so much to do and everyone was having a good time.
I will be there again should the Tall Ships ever come back to Sunderland that's for sure.
Did anyone else go?
Anyway, here's a picture of the tall ships berthed over at the Hendon side of the river.
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My kids are like little Black Cats
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Re: Tall Ships in Sunderland

Post: # 15770Post Moony
18 Jul 2018, 13:24

There was loads happening down there but we were only there for the beer :cheers:

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Re: Tall Ships in Sunderland

Post: # 15772Post Crawford
18 Jul 2018, 17:31

We went down on Friday and thought the event was well organised but far too many police on hand in my opinion.

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Re: Tall Ships in Sunderland

Post: # 15776Post wongeye
19 Jul 2018, 16:29

Moony wrote:
18 Jul 2018, 13:24
There was loads happening down there but we were only there for the beer :cheers:
It was £5.00 a pint :shock:

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Post: # 15782Post Mawsey
23 Jul 2018, 18:55

wongeye wrote:
19 Jul 2018, 16:29
Moony wrote:
18 Jul 2018, 13:24
There was loads happening down there but we were only there for the beer :cheers:
It was £5.00 a pint :shock:
There was Mackem Gin for sale apparently :lol:

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Re: Tall Ships in Sunderland

Post: # 15786Post blockheed
24 Jul 2018, 00:46

wongeye wrote:
19 Jul 2018, 16:29
It was £5.00 a pint :shock:
:shock: :shock: :shock:

I won't pay over £2.50 at any time.

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Re: Tall Ships in Sunderland

Post: # 15790Post wongeye
24 Jul 2018, 23:44

blockheed wrote:
24 Jul 2018, 00:46

I won't pay over £2.50 at any time.
:cheers:

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Re: Tall Ships in Sunderland

Post: # 15798Post cam
26 Jul 2018, 11:18

I hope we get this back in the future because I only had time to visit the north side for an hour and it was canny good.
I might have the day off today!

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Re: Tall Ships in Sunderland

Post: # 15799Post Crawford
27 Jul 2018, 10:56

cam wrote:
26 Jul 2018, 11:18
I hope we get this back in the future because I only had time to visit the north side for an hour and it was canny good.
Can't see it happening soon because this event is highly sought after.
Looks like we have had our turn for a while.

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Re: Tall Ships in Sunderland

Post: # 15810Post thingamajig
31 Jul 2018, 17:54

wongeye wrote:
19 Jul 2018, 16:29

It was £5.00 a pint :shock:
Not really a shock, you should expect a hike in prices at these sorts of events.
What was that you said again?

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