Advertisement

  1. ITV Report

PICTURES: Tall Ships arrive on Wearside

Shtandard passes Roker Lighthouse Credit: North News and Pictures

Thousands of people are expected to make their way to Wearside for the Tall Ships event, which starts tomorrow.

A fleet is travelling from all corners of the globe to take part in the race - after members of the public are given a chance to look around the vessels.

The Tyne and Wear Metro has announced it's running extra services to and from Sunderland over the four-day event. Passengers are being warned to expect busy queues at the stations.

A number of the ships on arrived on Tuesday. Check out our pictures below.

A flotilla of Tall Ships heads towards Roker Lighthouse Credit: North News and Pictures
Enthusiasts watch the ships arrive Credit: North News and Pictures
Credit: North News and Pictures
Credit: North News and Pictures
The Tall Ships dock along the River Wear Credit: North News and Pictures