9 ways you spent a great Bank Holiday on South Tyneside in years gone by - from watching stunt riders to seafront ice cream
The Bank Holiday weekend is almost here and we hope you get a chance to relax.
But how did you spend your time in Bank Holidays gone by? These archive images show you had all sorts of wonderful ways of passing the time.
Some of you watched stunt motor bike riding or braved the thrill of a fairground ride
Or maybe you went more traditional by relaxing with a seafront ice cream.
Re-live some Bank Holidays from years gone by with these Shields Gazette retro scenes.