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Remember Christmas in Leeds in the 1980s

We have trawled the YEP archive to bring you these rare photos showcasing how Leeds celebrated Christmas in the 1980s.

Enjoy this trip down memory lane:

Carol singing at Leeds City Station in aid of Leeds Council for Voluntary Services.

1. December 1982

Carol singing at Leeds City Station in aid of Leeds Council for Voluntary Services.
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Father Christmas arrives aboard a 1920 Fowler showman's engine owned by Steve Hardy from Gowdall, near Goole.

2. November 1986

Father Christmas arrives aboard a 1920 Fowler showman's engine owned by Steve Hardy from Gowdall, near Goole.
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Nick Bull of North Leeds CC bowls during a Boxing Day fixture on Roundhay Park.

3. Boxing Day 1980

Nick Bull of North Leeds CC bowls during a Boxing Day fixture on Roundhay Park.
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Three hundred people braved the cold to welcome Leeds City Station's latest distinguished visitor.'Yorkshire based Class Forty Preservation Society has raised enough money to secure spare parts and a future, for one diesel.'Tim Knight puts a Christmas cracker sign on the front of the engine before the start of the journey to Dundee.

4. December 1982

Three hundred people braved the cold to welcome Leeds City Station's latest distinguished visitor.'Yorkshire based Class Forty Preservation Society has raised enough money to secure spare parts and a future, for one diesel.'Tim Knight puts a Christmas cracker sign on the front of the engine before the start of the journey to Dundee.
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