Seven bars in the Sunderland area where you can get FREE BEER to celebrate National Pub Fortnight

Thousands of free pints are on offer for National Pub Fortnight.
Thousands of free pints are on offer for National Pub Fortnight.

It's National Pub Fortnight, and to celebrate, selected pubs across Sunderland are giving away FREE BEER!

There are 50,000 drinks available nationally, in a special promotion running until Sunday, 5 August.

That's 568 kegs - or enough to fill 355 bath tubs - on a first come, first served basis.

The offer is available at thousands of pubs across the UK, thanks to Ei Publican Partnerships, the UK’s largest leased and tenanted pub business, and Star Pubs and Bars who are working together to grow this year’s National Pub Fortnight.

To claim your free drink, you need to register here on your mobile phone or tablet, and redeem it at one of the following pubs:

* Stumble Inn, Chester Road, Sunderland

* Wolseley, Millum Terrace, Sunderland

* Hastings Hill, Chester Road, Sunderland

* Black Horse Inn, Rectory Bank, West Boldon

* Blue Bell, Peareth Hall Road, Usworth, Washington

* New Tavern, Speculation Place, Concord, Washington

* Woodlands, Vigo Lane, Rickleton, Washington

There are plenty of drinks included in the offer, including Fosters, John Smiths, Kronenbourg 1664, Strongbow, Strongbow Dark Fruit, Heineken and Amstel and bottles of Old Mout, Bulmers and Heineken 0.0.

National Pub Fortnight has been developed to celebrate the role our local watering holes play in the community, and it’s proven to be an important one.

A recent survey has revealed we would miss our local pub more than the park, the post office, the bank and the library, if it were to leave our high street.

The pub has also been ranked as the third most important local amenity, only beaten by the corner shop and doctor’s surgery.

Some pubs have also gone to extreme lengths to demonstrate their community role, inviting local businesses to operate from the pub for a day to encourage people to visit.