Where to go before the big event in Sunderland

Sunderland venues have planned a number of pre-party events to kick off the celebrations before the Spice Girls perform at the Stadium of Light on Thursday, June 6.

Wednesday, 5th June 2019, 12:03 pm
Updated Thursday, 6th June 2019, 12:08 pm
The Spice Girls perform at Croke Park, Dublin. Picture: Andrew Timms/PA Wire

Sunderland bars are gearing up for a busy day serving concert-goers as fifty thousand fans are heading to the Stadium of Light for the Spice Girls concert.

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The Fanzone, a success from the World Cup frenzy last summer, will return to Sunniside Quarter promising a garden party from noon until 5pm on June 6, with a DJ and a big screen.

The Spice Girls will be performing at the Stadium of Light in Sunderland on June 6. Picture: Andrew Timms/PA Wire

A cocktail honouring each of the girls alongside a DJ and a glitter bar will be on offer at 808 Bar and Kitchen on St Thomas Street from 12pm.The Palm are offering 50% off spritzer cocktails all day.