Festive fun: Black Cat Academy Christmas party

The ever-popular annual Black Cat Academy Christmas Party returns to the Stadium of Light on Sunday 9 December, with over 400 people anticipated to join in the festive fun.

Those lucky enough to secure a ticket for this previously sold-out event will enjoy a range of fun-filled activities, including the opportunity to have their photo taken with members of the first team and club mascots Samson and Delilah.

Tickets are priced from just £5 and include food and a drink, a Christmas disco, face-painters, football themed crafts, opportunities to win fabulous prizes and a special gift from Santa.

Thanks to club partners, Everyone Active, there will also be a range of sports activities for everyone to enjoy.

Tickets go on sale today at 11am and are priced at just £5 for Black Cat Academy members aged 2-16; £7.50 for non-Black Cat Academy supporters aged 2-16; and £10 for adults. Children under two are free but will require a ticket.

To book please call the Sunderland AFC Ticket Office on 0371 911 1973 or visit the Ticket Office at the Stadium of Light.

How to join the Black Cat Academy

The Black Cat Academy is a brand-new membership scheme, tailored for all young Sunderland AFC fans. The Academy has three tiers – ages 0-5 years, 6-11 years and 12-16 years.

Membership costs just £20 per person, per season and includes:

  • A welcome pack with special gift
  • A contract from SAFC manager Jack Ross
  • The chance to mascot on a matchday
  • Opportunities to take part in Junior Job Roles
  • Member-only events
  • Chance to be a part of the Black Cat Committee fan forum

For more information visit email blackcatacademy@safc.com or call the Stadium of Light ticket office on 0371 911 1973, or visit safc.com/blackcatacademy to join!

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