26 photographs to make you nostalgic for Sheffield in 1977

Is this the Sheffield you remember?

Sunday, 24th May 2020, 1:06 pm
Updated Sunday, 24th May 2020, 1:07 pm
Mr Colin Brannigan, the Editor of The Star, flagging off the 1977 Jubilee Star Walk in High Street, Sheffield on 7th June 1977
Mr Colin Brannigan, the Editor of The Star, flagging off the 1977 Jubilee Star Walk in High Street, Sheffield on 7th June 1977

We search our archives for pictures to take you back to 1977 when the Queen celebrated her Silver jubilee, Star Wars opened in cinemas, Elvis Presley died, the personal stereo came in to use and the apple II computers went on sale.

Intake District Churches and Sunday School assemble at Hollinsend Recreation Ground, Gleadless for the Whit Sing. May 29th 1977.
Beat the budget -queue outside a cigarette kiosk in Sheffield's Hole in the Road on Budget Day - 29th March 1977

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Barrel Organ Phil...in the"Hole in the Road ", Sheffield, April 19th 1977
Sheffield Ladies Open Netball Team 3 February 1977
The Gladstone Building, Church Street, Sheffield - 1977
Children and grown-ups of all ages gather in Meersbrook Park for the anuual Whit Sing, led by the big drum and the band of the Salvation Army - 29th May 1977
The Skate Board Kids... Sitting down or standing up, it's all the same for these youngsters performing on their skate boards in Scraithwood Drive, Sheffield - 8th August 1977
The stocks at Wadsley, returned to their orginal position, outside the Wadsley Jack pub (formerly The Star) in Rural Lane, Wadsley. In the stocks, at the mercy of his wife Ethel, is landlord, Jim Pulfrey, in October 1977
Chapel Walk, Sheffield August 1977
Students on the march as they left Sheffield Education Offices after their protest sit-in. At the front is the students' leader, Mick Elliott - March 14, 1977
Sheffield Town Hall new extension 1977 Egg box
Sheffield University Rag Boat Race 29 October 1977
Fox Hill Middle School pupils - all dressed up for the Queen's visit in 1977
Firemen march through Sheffield during the Firemen's strike - 17th December 1977
Birkdale Preparatory School Swimming Gala - 1977
Teddy Boys lay an Elvis wreath - 20 August 1977
Street Party. Queen Elizabeth Silver Jubilee. Street Party in Ferras Close, Tinsley. 8 June 1977.
Queen Elizabeth ll's Silver Jubilee Dovercourt Road street party 7th June 1977
Queen Elizabeth II Members of the Girls' Brigade wait to greet the Queen in Sheffield - 12th July 1977
Pictured at Abbeydale Park, Sheffield, where the Sheffield Football Club team are seen about to board the coach that will take them to their FA Vase final at Wemley - 29th April 1977
Street Party. Silver Jubilee 1977, Southey Crescent Party held in Southey Methodist Church. 6 Jun 1977.
A busy Chapel Walk (with no scaffolding!), Sheffield, in 1977
World Professional Snooker Championship at the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield 1997 winner John Spencer (left) and Cliff Thorburn - 28th April 1977
Students of the University of Sheffield with their Rag collection boxes and copies of the Twikker - 21st October 1977
Shops on Middlewood Road, Hillsborough, in 1977
Crowds in Fargate - December 1977