Your pictures from South Tyneside Summer Festival Parade

Thousands of people took to the streets of South Shields at the weekend for the summer festival parade.

The event marks the beginning of more than a month of concerts and other activities which bring crowds of people to the town.

South Tyneside Summer Festival. Pic: Tall Image.

South Tyneside Summer Festival. Pic: Tall Image.

Many of them took pictures of the special day, which was blessed by bright sunshine.

Here's a slideshow of pictures shared with us by Andrew Maund, Kristie Bainbridge, Joseph Kemetmuller (Tall Image), Chloe Saeed and Milly and Stefan Gallagher.