So here’s 13 retro scenes to remind you of happy times across South Tyneside.
Whether you were racing with ice cream, getting a soaking in the stocks or bouncing with joy on a bouncy castle, we have got it all in this selection.
Why not take a cheerful trip down Memory Lane and see how many of these scenes you remember.
1. Having a bouncing good time in 2011
Wellness @ Harton staff prepare for their Cancer Connections fun day in 2011. Can you recognise the people in the picture?
Photo: TIM RICHARDSON
2. Bless! Pupils from Cleadon Village Kindergarten
Who remembers this Cleadon Village Kindergarten scene showing youngsters having fun with their home-made instruments during a music day?
Photo: Picture by Angela Burn
3. Having a ball
Stand up if you remember being pictured having fun in this shot from 2012.
Photo: iain brown
4. Shout up if you loved Punch and Judy
Biddick Infants School Family Fun Day. Do you recognise any of the youngsters pictured watching Punch and Judy?
Photo: Tim Richardson