Children from Westovians are pictured performing a number from their stage show Oklahoma in King Street in 2008.
Children from Westovians are pictured performing a number from their stage show Oklahoma in King Street in 2008.

11 reminders of happy times in King Street in South Shields - but how many do you remember?

King Street has been rocked by the closure of WH Smith.

Tuesday, 13th October 2020, 6:00 am
Updated Tuesday, 13th October 2020, 1:03 pm

But we are looking back on happier times on the shopping thoroughfare in South Shields with this selection of archive photos.

Remember when you queued for Little Mix tickets or watched Tommy the Trumpeter as he helped switch on the Christmas lights?

How about the flashmob which came to the street or perhaps you were pictured basking in a glorious summer sun as you shopped.

But there are plenty of memories of happier times too and lets take a look at a few.

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