VIDEO: Blessing of the Fleet Fireworks


Crowds pooled around the Seafarers Memorial at the Sunderland Memorial Pier last night to gaze at the loud sparkling sky.

PHOTO: Jacob Chandler
PHOTO: Jacob Chandler

To mark the opening of the Blessing of the Fleet flares and fireworks were set off last night.

The rest of the Blessing of the Fleet service celebrations have been postponed until Sunday at 12.30pm.