Soaking up the sunshine memories. Who do you recognise in these photos?
Soaking up the sunshine memories. Who do you recognise in these photos?

Sunshine scenes as we look back on 10 summer playschemes from Sunderland's past

Who remembers having a whale of a time at the summer play schemes on Wearside?

Thursday, 22nd July 2021, 12:05 pm

It’s the place where you danced, played games, went to local pools and generally had an amazing time with pals while you frazzled in the heat.

We’ve got scenes from Castletown, Redby, Farringdon, Hendon and Backhouse Park.

We scoured the Echo archives and also found photos from Ford and Hylton, and the King George V playing fields.

But are you in the picture? Take a look and re-live the summer memories.

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