Chipper club, carnivals and a trip to the beach - Sunderland retro pictures from 1976

We're winding the clock back more than 40 years today, to 1976.

Saturday, 29th September 2018, 16:21 pm
Updated Saturday, 29th September 2018, 16:32 pm

What are your fondest memories from that year? What was your biggest achievement? Can you remember the best thing you did?

In today's nostalgia pictures we're taking a whistle-stop tour through 1976. See if you can spot any familiar faces.

Members of Wearabout Theatre Company performing a play called "Willy and the Coal Wallers" in Sunderland First stop Burleigh Garths. PC David Hedley, also the company's director with audience.

In our retro slideshow we remember the Chipper Club talent show, fun times at the East End Carnival and a very rainy trip to the seaside.

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