What: The launch of plans for the North East Festival of Transport, a major new heritage event focussing on vintage and notable vehicles from the region that can tell the story of transport through the generations, set to premiere in 2017. A selection of vintage buses, commercial vehicles and cars will be available tomorrow for photography and filming.
Who: Representatives from groups involved in the creation of the event including the North East Bus Preservation Trust and Sunderland & District Classic Vehicle Society plus Sunderland City Council Portfolio Holder for Public Health, Wellness and Culture, Councillor John Kelly.
Where: Sunderland sea front, meet at Recreation Park, Sea Lane, Seaburn, Sunderland SR6 8DB
When: 11.30am, Thursday 4 August 2016
Media contact: Mark Pearce at Sunderland City Council. Tel: 0758 4026 665. Email: email@example.com