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VINTAGE vehicles are coming to Sunderland in a special event.

Sunderland Live has teamed up with Leisuretime Entertainment Promotions to hold a steam and vintage vehicle rally in Herrington Country Park on May 4 and 5.

Launch of a steam engine rally to be held at Herrington Country Park, Sunderland, later this year with Simon Boak event organiser and Gail Elliott of Sunderland Live.
Launch of a steam engine rally to be held at Herrington Country Park, Sunderland, later this year with Simon Boak event organiser and Gail Elliott of Sunderland Live.

The bank holiday event will welcome steam traction engines, vintage cars, motorcycles and tractors as well as a countryside show showing a gundog display and a flying demonstration of birds of prey.

There will also be an opportunity for people to submit their dogs in the terrier racing event in the main arena and a children’s area including craft stall and fair rides.

Karen Makepeace from Sunderland Live said: “The event will include all sorts of things so it has a real family feel about it.

“I think Herrington Country Park is a fantastic venue for any event and we’re proud to bring this event to the area for everyone to enjoy.”

Tickets will be £8 for adults, £4 for under 16s and under 5s go free.

For more information visit www.sunderlandlive.co.uk.

 

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