Nine retro Christmas party scenes from South Tyneside's past

Let's take a look at these South Tyneside retro Chirstmas scenes.

So here it is, Merry Christmas and everybody was having fun in these South Tyneside retro scenes.

There were crackers, festive food and a visit from Santa Claus.

What a great time you had at St Margaret’s in 2003, Hebburn Library in 2004 and Jarrow Children’s Centre in 2009.

Get your best party outfit on for a trip back in time with the help of the Shields Gazette archives.