10 pictures which bring back happy memories of Christmas in the 1970s, 80s and 90s in Sunderland
With Sunderland gearing up for Christmas after the lights switch-on in, we look at festive seasons past in Sunderland.
Here's 10 pictures from Christmas in Sunderland in the 1970s, 80s and 90s.
1. It was a magical time
Santa's Grotto at Sava Centre Savacentre Washington
2. Creative lights
Christmas decorations Mowbray Park, 1975
3. They must have been so proud to get the top roles
A nativity play in December 1986
4. All you could need for your Christmas shopping
Binns Christmas Window display November 1984