The Gaumont Cinema, Sheffield, and its Christmas Toy Appeal. Usherette Joyce Weldon collects for the appeal in 1947
The Gaumont Cinema, Sheffield, and its Christmas Toy Appeal. Usherette Joyce Weldon collects for the appeal in 1947

Did you ever visit any of these old cinemas in Sheffield and do you recognise anyone?

Boris Johnson has urged people to return to cinemas after news that Cineworld is temporarily closing its UK and US venues, affecting 45,000 jobs.

Monday, 5th October 2020, 3:37 pm

The Prime Minister is encouraging people to go out and see a film if they can to give the beleaguered entertainment industry some much-needed support.

Cineworld's decision comes after the release of the new James Bond film No Time to Die was delayed for a second time.

In light of the closures, we thought we’d take a look back at happier times when Sheffield was full of open cinemas, but do you remember any of them?

Take a look at a few of our snaps from yesteryear.

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