A number of local bands played in a special concert at Sunderland Minster to raise money for people affected by the war in Ukraine.

See pictures from Sunderland's Stand With Ukraine Concert as musicians pool their talent for Minster gig

Musicians joined forces to raise money for people affected by the war in Ukraine in a special event.

Sunday, 1st May 2022, 4:10 pm

The Stand With Ukraine concert was held at Sunderland Minster on Friday, April 29, and saw performances from Mercury Prize nominees Field Music.

They starred alongside fellow musicians Kickin’ Lilies, bigfatbig, This Little Bird, Lottie Willis and Nev Clay.

The fundraiser was organised by Sunderland businesses Independent, in Holmeside, and The Bunker in Stockton Road, who felt strongly about doing something to help those affected by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

Scroll through for a selection of pictures from the night in our gallery.

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