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Armistice 100: Stunning drone footage shows Sunderland landmarks turned red for Remembrance Day

Some of Sunderland's best-known landmarks were turned red for Remembrance to mark the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War.

By The Newsroom
Sunday, 11th November 2018, 4:41 pm
Updated Monday, 12th November 2018, 12:56 pm

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Penshaw Monument is lit up red to mark Remembrance Sunday. Pic: Mick Naisbitt.
Penshaw Monument is lit up red to mark Remembrance Sunday. Pic: Mick Naisbitt.

And Echo reader Chris Gordon captured some stunning footage from the air, which he shared on his Sunder LAD Facebook page.

Chris has kindly given us permission to use his video - enjoy the footage of familiar sights like Penshaw Monument and the Northern Spire bridge looking better than ever.

Penshaw Monument is lit up red to mark Remembrance Sunday. Pic: Mick Naisbitt.

Another reader, Mick Naisbitt, sent in some pictures of Sunderland landmarks joining in with the Remembrance commemoration, and we've used one of those as the main image on this article.

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