In Pictures: Easter over the years

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In this week’s Aberdonian we have taken a look back through our picture archive looking at historical images of Easter events across the North-east.

Do you feature in any of our images, or do you remember any of these events?

Contest: Duthie Park assistant gardener William Bruce gives Tendai Sondayi an egg at the annual egg rolling competition.
Duthie Park assistant gardener William Bruce gives Tendai Sondayi an egg at the annual egg rolling competition.
quacking treats: Mandy Bennett takes a look at the Dizzy Duck display at Marks and Spencer.
Mandy Bennett takes a look at the Dizzy Duck display at Marks and Spencer.
smiles: Pensioners, from left, Gertie Pirie, Sarah Murray and Rosie Robertson get in the Easter spirit.
Pensioners, from left, Gertie Pirie, Sarah Murray and Rosie Robertson get in the Easter spirit.
on parade: A group of Holburn West toddlers show off their Easter bonnets.
A group of Holburn West toddlers show off their Easter bonnets.
cracking size: James Milligan has a look at a two-foot-high, 10lb chocolate Easter egg in Woolworth's store in Union Street.
James Milligan has a look at a two-foot-high, 10lb chocolate Easter egg in Woolworth’s store in Union Street.
bunnies: Lyndsay Cox, Shona McDonald and Andrew Moore hopped to Culter Playgroup.
Lyndsay Cox, Shona McDonald and Andrew Moore hopped to Culter Playgroup.
Chocolate: Lara Elson with eggs donated to Royal Aberdeen Children’s Hospital.
Lara Elson with eggs donated to Royal Aberdeen Children’s Hospital.
getting ahead: Neil Sinclair with his Easter bunny-theme bonnet.
Neil Sinclair with his Easter bunny-theme bonnet.
on right track: British Rail hostesses handed out chocolate eggs to children at Aberdeen Station.
British Rail hostesses handed out chocolate eggs to children at Aberdeen Station.
TA DA: Morven Allen shows off her bonnet at Fountainhall Road Nursery.
Morven Allen shows off her bonnet at Fountainhall Road Nursery.
sunday schools: Youngsters march from Union Terrace Gardens to the East Church of St Nicholas for a service to mark Palm Sunday.
Youngsters march from Union Terrace Gardens to the East Church of St Nicholas for a service to mark Palm Sunday.
HOPPING ALONG: Jayne Irvine, of Westhill, was dressed up as a bunny in preparation for Easter.
Jayne Irvine, of Westhill, was dressed up as a bunny in preparation for Easter.
hats off to them: Jenny Sparklaw, left, and Jane Dunn, enjoy Hillside House Nursing Home’s Easter bonnet parade.
Jenny Sparklaw, left, and Jane Dunn, enjoy Hillside House Nursing Home’s Easter bonnet parade.
on a roll: Bikers delivered Easter eggs and chocolate goodies to children and older people in Aberdeen.
Bikers delivered Easter eggs and chocolate goodies to children and older people in Aberdeen.
pilgrimage: The Easter Cross was carried from St Mary’s Cathedral in the city to Kincorth led by Deacon Brian Kilkerr.
The Easter Cross was carried from St Mary’s Cathedral in the city to Kincorth led by Deacon Brian Kilkerr.
egg-cellent: Woolworth’s Alan Waugh and Iain McLeish hand over an Easter egg at Royal Aberdeen Children’s Hospital.
Woolworth’s Alan Waugh and Iain McLeish hand over an Easter egg at Royal Aberdeen Children’s Hospital.

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