People in Sunderland joined the party to celebrate eight years of being a Fairtrade city

The One World Party and Fairtrade Marketplace at Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens attended by Sunderland's Deputy Mayor, Cllr. Alan Emerson and his wife Janice.'Pictured taking a selfie in a selfie station'.

The One World Party and Fairtrade Marketplace at Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens attended by Sunderland's Deputy Mayor, Cllr. Alan Emerson and his wife Janice.'Pictured taking a selfie in a selfie station'.

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People enjoyed a range of cultural activities as Sunderland marked a milestone in its campaign to help beat global poverty.

Visitors to the One World Party and Fairtrade Marketplace at Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens were able to celebrate and share in local and global culture this weekend.

The One World Party and Fairtrade Marketplace at Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens attended by Sunderland's Deputy Mayor, Cllr. Alan Emerson and his wife Janice

The One World Party and Fairtrade Marketplace at Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens attended by Sunderland's Deputy Mayor, Cllr. Alan Emerson and his wife Janice

The event was held as Sunderland marked its eighth year as a Fairtrade city.

Gifts, crafts, food and snacks, toys and jewellery were on sale at the marketplace, which was attended by Sunderland’s Deputy Mayor, Coun Alan Emerson and his wife Janice.

Among the other attractions were Pantastic steel drums, animals from around the world with Discovery Zoo, Fairandfunky SCRAPtastic workshop, Henna art, Fairtrade Selfie corner, African hair braiding, tropical Winter Gardens trail, quizzes and crafts.

Visitors getting close up to a millipede.

Visitors getting close up to a millipede.

The One World Party and Fairtrade Marketplace at Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens attended by Sunderland's Deputy Mayor, Cllr. Alan Emerson and his wife Janice.

The One World Party and Fairtrade Marketplace at Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens attended by Sunderland's Deputy Mayor, Cllr. Alan Emerson and his wife Janice.

The One World Party and Fairtrade Marketplace at Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens. 'Pictured with Danielle Spraggon (centre left) and Abigail Telfer (centre right) pupils from Venerable Bede Academy who had prepared poetry for the day.

The One World Party and Fairtrade Marketplace at Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens. 'Pictured with Danielle Spraggon (centre left) and Abigail Telfer (centre right) pupils from Venerable Bede Academy who had prepared poetry for the day.

The One World Party and Fairtrade Marketplace at Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens attended by Sunderland's Deputy Mayor, Cllr. Alan Emerson and his wife Janice.'Pictured is three-year-old Alexis Gosling from Sunderland.

The One World Party and Fairtrade Marketplace at Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens attended by Sunderland's Deputy Mayor, Cllr. Alan Emerson and his wife Janice.'Pictured is three-year-old Alexis Gosling from Sunderland.