Watch: performers wow Sunderland city centre audience ahead of Elton John concert

Pop legend Elton John performs at Sunderland’s Stadium of Light on Sunday, June 19.

With fans coming from far and wide to see the show – including this couple from Lincoln – anticipation was high in the city centre.

And as the clock ticked down to the big event, a programme of family-friendly entertainment, including aerial performers, kept the atmosphere bubbling.

Circus performers in Sunderland cit centre.