December 26, 2018, The 'Boxing Day Dip' took place on our wonderful coastline at Seaburn Beach and over decades has become a part of Sunderland's history. Long may it continue

Organised by Sunderland Lions Club it is an occasion for the people of the North East to dress up in all manner of fancy dress, take a dip in the North Sea, raise money for your charity* and blow the Christmas cobwebs away. If you want to spectate just turn up.

Fancy dress awards

Best All Ladies - No 18  'Splash Happy'

Best Individual - No 3  'McKenna'

Best All Men - No 44  'Spartan Fighting Arts Academy'

Best Mixed Team - No 8  'Chloe's Christmas Crackers'


If you want to take part registration forms will be available from around September 2019

All entries will require the payment of a £25 entry fee per Dipper*

*Note Sunderland Lions will no longer retain 20% of all sponorship monies raised for the organisation but will now charge an entry fee of £25 per Dipper for the running of the event as well as their own good causes. All monies raised by Dippers should be paid directly to their chosen organisation).


Directions to event: Click here

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