Letter of the week: Why aren't Sunderland concerts free like those in South Shields?

Bucks Fizz at Bents Park in 2018.
Bucks Fizz at Bents Park in 2018.

What a great event Let’s Rock The North East at Herrington Park is.

I’m pleased to see its back on for another year with some great acts.

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However can someone explain to me how South Shields has been doing the same thing successfully at the Bents Park for many years but without the £30 to £50 admission price – it’s free.

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Ian Spence