Pictured at Castle House Co-Op, Angel Street, Sheffield, in Santa's Iglo in 1998 is Janet Smith with grandson Ryan, and Emma Cousins with daughter Georgina.
We have found some great retro photos of Sheffield youngsters meeting the man himself from years gone by in various grottos around the city.
Santa was mobbed by children at Sheffield airport in 1998
Pictured at Sheffield Airport in 1998 was from left the Lord Mayor Frank White, Sarah Perrin (16), Santa, Jonathan Bramham (5) and mother Paula Bramham.
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Santa called into stakis hotel for a special Christmas partry for local children. Pictured, left to right, are, 7-year-old Cody Ellis, Fiona Grimshaw, 4-year-old Lucas Ellis, Clementine Walton, 7-year-old Demi Ellis, Santa and 5-year-old Christopher Hunt.
Pictured at Castle House Co-Op in 1999 was Maryann Pyatt, 4, with Father Christmas.
Luke Dickinson, aged four met Santa in his grotto in 1999
Prizewinner Elizabeth Taylor with not only Santa but Postman Pat and Maid Marion in 1999
Builder Mark Gardener working at Anston Brook Primary School in 1999 and stepped in when the school couldn't find a Father Christmas. Pictured are pupils Abbie Miller & Thomas Stringer getting a lift in Santa's Wheelbarrow
Santa at the star in 2001 with sisters Olivia, aged 5 and Selina Middleton, aged 4 from Gleadless.
Daniel Simpson from Stannington aged 4 and a half meets the Star Santa at the Star Shop in 2001