A gret day for all of Yorkshire

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There is just a week to go until Yorkshire Day celebrates everything great about our county.

Meadowhall will be marking the event on Thursday, August 1, with a unique pop-up exhibition in the shopping centre.

It will pull together scores of objects, memories and images - under the title Made In Sheffield - for one day only.

The aim is to celebrate the Steel City’s many contributions to the heritage of Yorkshire, Great Britain and the world - from steel knives to The Full Monty, Henderson’s Relish and everything in-between.

There will be cutlery, silverware, football memorabilia and a Sheffield celebrity hall of fame.

The exhibition will tip its hat to the oldest football club in the world, Sheffield FC, and the city’s best known music stars including The Human League, Def Leppard, the Arctic Monkeys and Pulp.

The spotlight will fall on everyone from the inventor of stainless steel, Harry Brearley, to Olympic champion Jessica Ennis- Hill. There will also be an old edition of The Star on display.

Alex Caley, Meadowhall event manager, said: “Sheffield is a great place to live, and we hope to see families and people of all ages popping along and enjoying our exhibition.

“Meadowhall is very proud to be part of Sheffield and we wanted to showcase all that is great about our wonderful city, and the region of Yorkshire.”

Send us your photos and reasons why you love Yorkshire and we’ll be picking the best to go on show at Meadowhall as part of the display.

What makes you proud to be from Yorkshire?

How to get involved

Yorkshire Day is a great chance for us to celebrate everything good about our city and our county - and there are lots of ways for you to get involved.

We want your Yorkshire photos as well as your messages about what Yorkshire means to you.

We will be including them in a special eight-page supplement being printed in The Star on Yorkshire Day - and selecting some of the best to go on display in the Meadowhall exhibition.

If doesn’t matter whether it is an image of your family eating Yorkshire pudding, your dog enjoying a walk in picturesque Yorkshire countryside or the day you met a famous Yorkshire celebrity - we want to see.

You can email Nik Brear at nik.brear@thestar.co.uk or write to Nik Brear, Yorkshire Day, The Star, York Street, Sheffield, S1 1PU.

There are also lots of chances to join Yorkshire debates online at www.thestar.co.uk; on Twitter @SheffieldStar; or on our Facebook pages - so get involved and let’s celebrate the best county in the country.