Sheffield might be known as Steel City, but Music City may be more appropriate for the place that's seen the birth of Pulp, Def Leppard and the Arctic Monkeys. Its not just about Indie music though. At the Sheffield Arena and 02 Academy, you can shake your thing with the locals to the eclectic sounds of hip hop and pop.

Not your thing? Fear not. Sheffield didn't reach the shortlist for UK City of Culture for no reason. You can nab tickets for Tudor Square, the UK's largest theatreland outside London, drop into one of the city's large art galleries or marvel at the Sheffield Winter Gardens.

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Where to shop & what to buy in Sheffield

  • 10 Best Places to Go Shopping in Sheffield

    The shopping scene in Sheffield is extremely impressive for a place that’s better known for its industrial past and present arts and culture scenes. If you’re looking to take home souvenirs unique to this city in South Yorkshire, you won’t have a shortage of interesting choices. Handcrafted wares made by local artisans, vinyl records of the city’s homegrown bands, and fairly...

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Where to go & what to do at night in Sheffield

  • 10 Best Things to Do After Dinner in Sheffield

    Sheffield after dark offers a wide range of activities that can keep the fun rolling well into wee hours of the morning. After enjoying a hearty dinner, maybe you’d want to mingle with the locals over drinks. Or maybe you’d want to try dancing in one of the city’s premier nightclubs. For something even more exciting, maybe a ghost tour...

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  • Sheffield Travel Essentials

    Our Sheffield Travel Essentials lays out the essential information you need to help you plan your trip to one of the most popular destinations in the UK. No matter how frequently you travel, some questions will always need answers: What’s the weather like? How can I get from Doncaster Sheffield Airport to my hotel? What currency and type of plug...

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