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Ann and Jill on Jill's Bags stall at the Sunderland Minster Vintage and Craft Fayre.
Ann and Jill on Jill's Bags stall at the Sunderland Minster Vintage and Craft Fayre.
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Ann and Jill maned the stall Jill’s Bags at Sunderland Minster Vintage and Craft Fayre. There was a variety of stalls selling jewellery, bags, gifts, greetings cards and gift bags. The next one is on Saturday, August 6, from 10am to 3pm. Admission is 50p for adults and children are free.

Sunderland Aglow will meet in The Rosedene on Wednesday, July 20, at 7pm. The speaker will be Joanne Hilton. Meal and coffee is £9. Bookings to Ardyn on 0191 528 5953 or 07716 956729.

There will be tea and bingo at St Mary Magdalene’s Parish Centre, Wilson Street, on Saturday at 1.30pm. Jackpot is £100.

St Mark’s Nursing Home, on the corner of St Mark’s Road and Hylton Road, is holding a summer fair on Saturday at 1.30pm. Activities will include tombola, bric-a-brac, shove a 2p, stocks, Buzz Game, Hook A Crock, grand draw with great prizes, including a 32” TV, Amazon Fire HD Tablet and many more. There will be hot dogs, chips, pies, cakes, sweets, refreshments. Entry is 20p.

On Friday, July 22, at 7.30pm there will be a celebration of the Patronal Festival, Mass Procession and party at St Mary Magdalene’s Parish Centre, Wilson Street.

Ewesley Road Methodist Church is having a bring-and-buy a pie coffee morning on Saturday at 10am.

As part of a series of one of the biggest organ recitals in the North East, Graham Thorpe, from The Royal Academy of Music, will be playing at Sunderland Minster. This event begins at 1pm, lasts 50 minutes. Entry is free.

Sunderland Floral Art Club will meet on Tuesday, July 19, at 2pm in The Studio of The Royalty Theatre. Guest demonstrator will be Ann Simpson with her demonstration entitled Two’s Company. Visitors pay £4.

Biscop’s @ The Minster is open from Monday to Saturday from 10am to 3pm at Sunderland Minster. On Monday join the newly formed lunch club from 11.30am to 2pm. You have a choice of starter and main course or main course and dessert for £6.95. Tuesday there’s a morning special tea or coffee and scone for £2.50. Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday its breakfast from 10am to noon, a bacon or sausage sandwich with a tea or Americano £3. On Friday scampi, chips and salad is available from 11.30am to 2pm for £5.95.

Once again St Nicholas Church is very grateful for the generosity of Morrison’s Supermarket, Doxford Park. The monthly donation of various produce serves the folk who attend the monthly soup and socks provision very well indeed. Many thanks to Lyn and Eric Walton who collect and bag.

Due to the unavailabilty of a number of members the July meeting of The Barnes, Pallion and Millfield Residents’ Association has been rescheduled for tonight at 7pm in St Mary Magdalene’s Parish Centre, Wilson Street, Millfield. The August meeting will now act as the AGM.

Sunderland Cardiac Support Group monthly meeting is on Thursday at 6.45pm in The Education Centre, Sunderland Royal Hospital. Guest speaker is Brian Blankley, who will give an illustrated talk on Reminisces Of Growing Up Through Play And Games.

St Gabriel’s Church coffee morning will be held on Saturday from 10.30am to noon, in aid of The Northern Branch of Cancer Research UK.

Ewesley Road Ladies’ Fellowship have an invitation to The Bede Centre for a dance show and awards evening tomorrow at 7pm.

St Mark’s Community Association will hold its AGM on Thursday at 7pm. Go and have a look at the new facility and its new programme of activities.