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60 years - 01

A free outdoor programme for all the family, included a matinee film, Alice in Wonderland, and an evening film, Singing in the Rain on a big screen, live music all day from bands playing covers of hit songs from the last 6 decades and archive footage of Sunderland and the Royal visits. People brought a picnic and relaxed on deck chairs and enjoyed the day.

The Programme was:

1.00pm  Live music from 2000's with 'The Flytes'
2.00pm  Feature Film 'Disney's Alice in Wonderland (1951)'
3.30pm  Live music from 1990's 'Dennis'
4.30pm  Live music from 1980's & 1970's Audio Tracer
5.30pm  Feature film Singing in the Rain (1952)
7.30pm  Live music from 1960's Dennis
8.50pm  Live music from 1950's Heartbeat
10.15pm Lighting of the Beacon by the Mayor
               and a Fireworks displa

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