Take a trip down Memory Lane in fancy dress

Fancy dress is the theme for the latest in our regular series of slideshows of photos from the Shields Gazette archives.

How many faces do you recognise among this little lot?

Staff from the Spastics Society shop, in Fowler Street, South Shields, celebrate the shop's second birthday in fancy dress. Manageress Lilian Dimopoulos, front, with the birthday cake.

Staff from the Spastics Society shop, in Fowler Street, South Shields, celebrate the shop's second birthday in fancy dress. Manageress Lilian Dimopoulos, front, with the birthday cake.