Watch a slideshow of Sunderland Easter memories

Sunderland is once again gearing up for a host of events to mark Easter Week.

Monday, 26th March 2018, 7:11 pm
Updated Monday, 26th March 2018, 7:15 pm
An Easter bonnet party at St Thomas Aquinas School in 1978.

Here we look back through our archives at how the city has celebrated the season in the past.

From religious ceremonies to Easter bonnet parades, we've had them all covered - just as we will do this year.

An Easter bonnet party at St Thomas Aquinas School in 1978.

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An Easter bonnet party at St Thomas Aquinas School in 1978.