There are loads of people pictured enjoying themselves in this flashback to 2008 including at Sunderland College, Sunderland Empire, Mowbray Park and Seaburn.
Take a look and see if you can spot someone you know.
If you were launching a film at the Ryhope pigeon cree that year, you could be featured as well. Why not find out by browsing through our retro collection of Hartlepool Mail archive photos.
1. On film in Ryhope
Maurice and Jacky Surtees were pictured in Ryhope with a copy of a film which showed their lives in the pigeon world.
Photo: Picture by Peter Berry
2. College students in the spotlight
Boys V Girls in this tug of war scene at Bede College. A level students Gregg Rowlands, Ben Chapman, Chris Bentham, Venessa Bowen, Sarah Francis and Elizabeth Hair are all pictured but who can tell us more?
Photo: Sunderland Echo
3. Skating in the park
The opening of Sunderland's ice rink in Mowbray Park in 2008. Does this bring back great memories?
4. Taking time for an autograph
The stars of Sunderland's 2008 panto - Aladdin - took time to sign autographs at the Yuletide Wishes Experience. Did you get to meet them?