This is what Christmas was like in Sheffield during the 1980s
This is what Christmas was like in Sheffield during the 1980s

19 pictures to take you back to Christmas in Sheffield during the 1980s

Meeting Father Christmas and watching the switch on the city’s illuminations – some things are Christmas traditions and never change even if it was from 40 years ago.

Monday, 7th December 2020, 3:00 pm

Check out these archive pictures showing what life was like at Christmas time in Sheffield in the 1980s.

There were children’s parties for the little ones during the miners strikes and people still wanted to get a fresh turkey to eat.

Who can you spot in these pictures showing a decade of Christmas festivities?

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