To celebrate the visiting Tall Ships a thrilling entertainment and cultural programme, in Sunderland, will entertain ship crews and visitors with a colourful and vibrant festival that celebrates both the city’s maritime heritage and cultural renaissance.
The Tall Ships Races in 2018 will start in Sunderland and you can book a special deck events onboard a Class A or Class B ship with Northern Secrets. From a drinks reception to a lunch or simply the opportunity to board a ship, your booking will be on a spectacular galleon vessel in the centre of a festival attracting hundreds of thousands of people, with first class food and drink, good music, all capped off with late evening fireworks display.
“We are delighted to be able to offer these unique events. The Tall Ships Races are also highly popular events and to be able to offer visits right into the heart of the action, when The Tall Ships Races comes to Sunderland next year is amazing,” said Alex Jacobs of Northern Secrets.
The City of Sunderland will host The Tall Ships Races the first time in 2018. The race usually attracts between 70 and 100 ships and is an annual event, held each summer in European waters. After leaving Sunderland, the ships will sail to Esbjerg (Denmark), on to Stavanger (Norway) before finishing in Harlingen (The Netherlands) at the beginning of August.