An amazing piece of sand art has been created on Roker Beach for the start of the four-day bank holiday to commemorate Her Majesty the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.
Photographed by John Alderson from the Cat and Dog Steps, the message reads: “Ha’way, Happy Platinum Jubilee Queen Elizabeth” with a number 70 beside it.
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The city is gearing up for a bank holiday packed full of barbecues, dressing up, street parties and more – and this cracking piece of sand art is another jewel in the crown for Wearside’s tributes to the Queen.
John took the photograph on Thursday, June 2, as nationwide celebrations for the milestone began.