8 royally wonderful photos from the day the Queen paid a jubilee visit to South Tyneside
A right royal Bank Holiday celebration is on the way next year.
But how many of you remember this South Tyneside royal visit by the Queen?
It was a memorable day when she paid a visit to St Joseph’s RC Primary School to mark her Golden Jubilee celebrations.
Now comes news that there will be a four-day Bank Holiday next summer when the Queen becomes the first British Monarch to reach the historic milestone and will celebrate 70 years on the throne in June 2022.
In the meantime, take a look at these scenes from 2002 and see if you can spot someone you know as they greeted Her Majesty to the borough.