Picture special: Annual parade marks Good Friday in South Shields

South Shields Good Friday parade.
South Shields Good Friday parade.

Dozens took to the streets of South Shields to watch the annual Good Friday parade.

The traditional event takes place every year - and the grey weather didn’t dampen the spirits of those who attended yesterday.

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The town-centre parade was one of three taking place in Shields yesterday, with Mayor of South Tyneside Olive Punchion in attendance.

Flick through our picture gallery above to see if you can spot any familiar faces in our photographs.