Time for a party - but who are the fun-loving pensioners?

Most people like a good party. But who are these people pictured having fun at official functions in times gone by.

Thursday, 14th April 2016, 12:16 pm
Updated Thursday, 14th April 2016, 12:17 pm
Celebrating Christmas with streamers and balloons.

All four relate to parties for pensioners which were held in Hartlepool.

And there were all found in our glass plate archives.

Tucking into the cakes at this fun get-together.

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One of our four images clearly shows a room full of packed tables, each with a fair selection of swiss rolls for revellers to enjoy.

A second seems to be a Christmas function with streamers and balloons on the wall, and partygoers dressed up against the winter chills.

The third seems to be a much more official function with one of the standing figiures dressed in civic regalia. But who is he?

And who are the rows and rows of seated people in our fourth image.

A civic function but who is the important figure in the chains?

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Lots of smiling faces. Do you recognise any of them?
Tucking into the cakes at this fun get-together.
A civic function but who is the important figure in the chains?
Lots of smiling faces. Do you recognise any of them?