Chocolate eggs, festive bonnets and chips for tea - celebrating Easters past in South Tyneside

You may be heading back to school or work, but families across South Tyneside have had a great time marking the Easter season.

Tuesday, 23rd April 2019, 13:46 pm
Updated Tuesday, 23rd April 2019, 13:49 pm
2011 Easter egg competition at Westoe Crown Village Primary. Eight year old Abbey.

It’s been the time of year for eating lots of eggs, chocolate ones that is, wearing fantastic handmade bonnets and enjoying fish and chips for your Good Friday supper. To mark the occasion and hang on to the spring celebration for a little bit longer, take a look at our egg-cellent pictures from family fun down the years.

The Good Friday service in South Shields in 1963.
Attending the Easter service in 1988.
Easter Parade 2012.

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Good Friday fun at Ocean Beach Pleasure Park.
Winners of the Easter bonnet parade.
The 2007 Easter bonnet parade at West Boldon Primary.
Easter bonnets at Woodhouse Court in 2008.
Judging the Easter egg competition at St Gregory's RC Primary School.
The Easter parade taking place in 2009.
Easter Sunday South Shields Fairground , April 1984.