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The Queen to visit the North East

The Queen will visit this exhibition Photo: ITV

The Queen is coming to the North East on July 18 and 19. Her Majesty, accompanied by The Duke of Edinburgh, will visit Sunderland, Gateshead and Durham.

The Queen will watch a flypast of a Vulcan bomber in Sunderland and go to Tyne Tunnel Two, where Her Majesty will start a wheelchair race.

Her Majesty and His Royal Highness will also tour a Diamond Jubilee exhibition celebrating their 60 year reign.

Sunderland exhibition Credit: ITV
Sunderland prepares for The Queen Credit: ITV

The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh will also attend a Diamond Jubilee celebration in Gateshead's Saltwell Park. Later, they will have lunch at Durham Castle before opening The Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee White Water Course at Tees Barrage.

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