Can you spot anyone you know in this series of archive photos?
Can you spot anyone you know in this series of archive photos?

8 photos from the 2003 night you watched the Christmas lights switch-on in South Shields

It’s been a big miss during Covid-hit 2020.

So here’s a reminder of the night you turned out to watch the Christmas lights switch-on in South Shields in times gone by.

We have 8 photos from the great scenes at the South Shields lighting ceremony in 2003.

The starry-eyed faces of youngsters and the sheer size of the crowd all feature in this reminder.

So take a look and see if you can spot someone you know.

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