Remember when the East End got this giant attraction?
There’s bouncy castles and then there’s this monster of a bouncy castle.
This huge 30ft by 24ft inflatable drew huge crowds in the East End when it arrived in 1983.
It stood 15ft high and a Sunderland Echo article at the time said children in the area were quick to try it out and have lots of fun.
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And as this photograph shows, there was no shortage of takers of children wanting to become ‘kings of the castle’.
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