Here are nine retro reminders of Halloween in South Tyneside in years gone by.
We have got ghosts, witches and the odd giant pumpkin or two from events at Ashfield Nursery, the Westoe Methodist Church toddlers group, Seaview Primary and more.
1. Terribly scary with Tommy
Tommy the Trumpeter gets a fright from these brilliant Halloween-loving children at Westoe Methodist Church toddlers group in 2003. Photo: Shields Gazette
2. Big smiles for Halloween
Look at the delight on the faces of these children at Ashfield Nursery as they enjoy Halloween celebrations in 2008. Photo: SN
3. Party time in Boldon
Asda relaunched their store in Boldon with a children's Halloween party in 2008. Photo: SN
4. Spooktacular in Lukes Lane
They're loving their Halloween event at Lukes Lane Community Centre in 2009. Photo: SN