Enjoy these memories of Leeds at Christmas in the 1980s.
Enjoy these memories of Leeds at Christmas in the 1980s.

How Leeds celebrated Christmas during the 1980s

These photos turn back the clock to showcase how Leeds celebrated Christmas during the 1980s.

Thursday, 24th December 2020, 11:28 am

They provide a fascinating insight into how a city came together with a sense of festive spirit in a decade which featured Rubik's Cube, Masters of the Universe, Glow Worm, Cabbage Patch Kids, Transformers and the Nintendo Entertainment System among the 'must have' presents. Singles which made it to the top of the Christmas charts included Come On Eileen by Dexys Midnight Runners (1982), Band Aid's Do They Know It's Christmas? (1984), Never Gonna Give You Up by Rick Astley (1987) and Ride On Time" by Black Box (1989). Raise a Babycham and enjoy this trip down memory lane. READ MORE: 24 Leeds restaurants you may remember from the 1980s LOVE LEEDS? LOVE NOSTALGIA? Join Leeds Retro on facebook

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