There was the Olympic torch relay celebrations as well as a mass singing by Sunderland choirs in Durham Cathedral.
It was the year of a skipathon in Barnes Park and the Split Festival in Ashbrooke.
Add in a sponsored dip and a Sunderland High School scene and it’s a great reminder of life on Wearside in 2012.
Want to find out more? Take a look.
5. Pictured at Ashbrooke
The Futureheads at the launch of Split Festival 2012 at Ashbrooke Sports Club.
Photo: Picture Tony Colling
6. A reminder of a shopping favourite
Debenhams store in The Bridges 10 years ago.
Photo: Picture by Peter Berry
7. Celebrating at the High School
These students were celebrating their A level results at Sunderland High School a decade ago. Recognise them?
Photo: Picture by Kevin Brady
8. Leaping back to this Barnes Park scene
A Skipathon in Barnes Park in 2012. Is there someone you know in this photo?
Photo: Picture by David Allan