There were plenty of out-of this world sights on the streets as South Tyneside Summer Festival began with the annual parade.

Star Wars stormtroopers and other space invaders at South Shields Summer Festival Parade

Thousands of people lined the streets of South Shields as outer space came to South Tyneside on July 6.

Monday, 8th July 2019, 12:09 pm
Updated Monday, 8th July 2019, 4:44 pm

South Tyneside Summer Festival was successfully launched with some assistance from our nearest star, as bright sunshine added to the carnival atmosphere while floats, dancers and walkers brought this year’s theme, Space Fantasy, to vivid life. Here’s the day in spectacular pictures.

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