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11 things almost everyone in Sheffield should have done by the age of 40

Sheffield is a city with a wealth of traditions and there are some activities, foods and experiences that almost everyone from the Steel City will have indulged in at some point.

Here are 11 things we reckon everyone will have done in Sheffield by the time they are 40.

Whether you love it or hate it, Meadowhall (or 'Meadowhell') is an unavoidable part of living in Sheffield... especially at Christmas!

1. Been shopping at Meadowhall

Whether you love it or hate it, Meadowhall (or 'Meadowhell') is an unavoidable part of living in Sheffield... especially at Christmas!
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Whether you're an Owl or a Blade, Sheffield has one of the biggest city rivalries in the world... and even if you're not a football fan, you won't miss the buzz around the city on derby day.

2. Watched a football match

Whether you're an Owl or a Blade, Sheffield has one of the biggest city rivalries in the world... and even if you're not a football fan, you won't miss the buzz around the city on derby day.
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Made in Sheffield for over 100 years and an essential addition to any important meal, everyone loves Hendo's!

3. Tried Hendo's (Henderson's Relish)

Made in Sheffield for over 100 years and an essential addition to any important meal, everyone loves Hendo's!
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After the baking hot summer we just had, how could you resist dashing through the fountain to cool off?

4. Ran through the Peace Gardens fountain

After the baking hot summer we just had, how could you resist dashing through the fountain to cool off?
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