In fact, you could say it was definitely amusing to see how the Victorians lived.
So here’s 15 reminders of period costume days throughout Wearside and County Durham.
We hope they bring back great memories.
And we would definitely be amused if you shared your recollections of these scenes.
1. JFK Primary
It's Victorian dress for these Year 3 and 4 pupils from JFK Primary School as they walk to Holy Trinity Church in Washington for a 2007 Christmas service. Remember this?
2. Valley Road Primary School
Year four pupils from Valley Road Primary School take part in a serious Victorian school lesson in 2012, under the watchful eye of teacher Sharon Vincent at the Donnison School in Hendon, Sunderland.
Photo: Picture by Angela Burn
3. Little Learners
Back to 2009 and the Little Learners Holiday Club. Here they are stepping out to to celebrate the centenary of Barnes Park.
4. Hillview Junior School
Students at Hillview Junior School staged a production of a Victorian Christmas Party in