Saying Hi-de-Hi to Paul and hello to the Diddymen

What more could you ask for from a Sunderland event.

By Chris Cordner
Friday, 21 June, 2019, 12:01
Ken Dodd in full flow at the gala.


Doddy entertains the crowds at the Herrington Burn YMCA Gala.

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John Wallis, 9, from Gilley Law, got a ride on the barrel of a 105mm field gun belonging to the Northumberland Field Regiment.
All dressed up as Diddy people were, left to right, Donna Hamilton, Cindy Godfrey and Joy Adamson, all from Philadelphia.