Beacon of Light will be hosting a dedicated LGBTQ+ matchday fan zone with the help of the Premier League Fans Fund.
Beacon becomes new home to Sunderland Strollers
We are delighted to announce that we are the new home of Sunderland Strollers.
Every Wednesday, the Beacon will play host to Sunderland Strollers main club night, usually with over 60 runners turning out.
Meeting at the Beacon of Light at 6.30pm, you can join Strollers for one of their 5 groups based on your ability and running pace, each led by England Athletics qualified leaders and coaches:
- 7:30-8:00 minute mile (4:40-5:00 minute km)
- 8:00-8:20 minute mile (5:00–5:10 minute km)
- 8:20-9:00 minute mile (5:10-5:50 minute km)
- 9:00-10:30 minute mile (5:35-6:30 minute km)
- 10:30+ minute mile (6:30+ minute km)
Sunderland Strollers were previously based at Ashbrooke Sports Club for over 40 years, the recent switch to the Beacon has made Strollers became the only England Athletics registered specialist running club based in the North of Sunderland.
Take running as seriously as you like. Strollers cater for every level from absolute beginner through to Olympic level.
Sunderland Strollers refer to themselves as a sociable running club with a sense of humour, with over 300 members, ranging from 21-78.
For full information on how to join Sunderland Strollers – click here.
Foundation of Light is teaming up with 4Louis and Sunderland and South Tyneside Hospitals to help make a real difference to bereaved fathers in the local area. At 4Louis FC, it's not about football skills; it's about finding comfort and connection in a welcoming environment.
Cheeki Monkeys Baby & Children’s Market is the largest organiser of nearly new baby sales in the UK. Parents and Grandparents can buy or sell a wide range of quality, gently used babies' and children’s items, all items are intended for maternity, babies and young children.