Grandad Ron O'Dell tries a chocolate-covered insect, watched by Abbie-Lu Bellis (16 months), held by Kim Bellis, at the Tropical Butterfly House, North Anston, in June 2008
Grandad Ron O'Dell tries a chocolate-covered insect, watched by Abbie-Lu Bellis (16 months), held by Kim Bellis, at the Tropical Butterfly House, North Anston, in June 2008

11 pictures of Sheffield Father's Day celebrations - can you spot any familiar faces?

We’ve certainly adopted lots of celebratory traditions from the US, especially in recent years – Halloween never used to be such a big deal here, for example.

Thursday, 17th June 2021, 3:50 pm

Father’s Day is another import – it falls on the third Sunday of the month in the UK and began in the USA in 1908 as a way of celebrating our dads. Here we’re looking back at past Father’s Day celebrations in Sheffield – hopefully you’ll be able to get around Covid difficulties make a big fuss of the old man this Sunday. Or maybe, like me, you’ll be looking back on some happy memories of a much-missed dad instead.

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