Sunderland Events Calendar

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Sunderland The Way We Were

13 September @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm


The Ryhope Heritage Society are showing a new film by Brian Ibinson called “The Magic of Laurel and Hardy” telling the story of worlds greatest comedians that ever lived.

Laurel & Hardy were, in their day the biggest movie stars in the world. Today over 70 years after their deaths they remain one of the most iconic duos that ever lived. This film will tell the their story though photographs, film and music.

Stan was born in the North of England grew up living in North Sheilds before going to America and meeting Oliver Hardy to become one of the worlds greatest duos. The film will show you how and where met and we’ll take a look at the very best of Laurel & Hardy films. It will also show you how they became like brothers and the final years touring England before their sad end though health problems. The chemistry between these two comedy giant has never been beaten.  So come along to The Ryhope Heritage Meeting and find out why Laurel & Hardy made the whole world laugh.

Everybody Welcome to Join us     Admission £2

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13 September
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm


Ryhope Heritage Society
Ryhope Community Centre
Sunderland, SR2 0RX Sunderland
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