We have dug out some pictures from our archive going all the way back to 1999 – whose faces can you spot in these pictures showcasing light switch-ons from the late 90s and early 00s?
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1. Entranced youngsters
Pictured at the Sheffield Christmas Lights switch on where a large crowd are seen watching the proceedings in 2000 Photo: Mike Waistell (Staff)
2. Wrapped up warm
Lucy Glaves from Ecclesfield along side the Christmas tree in Fargate in 1999 Photo: Steve Ellis
3. To infinity and beyond
Woody and Buzz switched the lights on in November 2001 Photo: Andrew Partridge (Staff)
4. Going to Disney
Winners of the Star holiday to Disneyland Paris in 2001. The Frost family, Hannah 4, mum Denise, dad Stuart and Thomas, aged 6. Got their prize from the Lord Mayor and Mayoress of Sheffield and Santa in 2001. Photo: Andrew Partridge (Staff)