14 Things That Could Only Happen in Sheffield

With a proud sporting heritage, thriving music scene and a population of more than half a million, Sheffield has become one of the UK’s biggest and most-loved cities.

As you’d expect, there are plenty of social media users talking about the quirks that make the Steel City stand out – we took to Twitter and Instagram to find out what they had to say.

It’s good to see that the shops in Sheffield are well stocked with a locally-grown favourite…

…and, look, there’s also plenty of giftware available too – perfect for the Henderson’s Relish lover in your life:

It’s a city where you might stumble across the next Chopin in the train station…

… or you might witness that most common of sights, the free-roaming chicken:

Speaking of queues: keep your eyes peeled while you’re waiting and you might spot something a little unusual:

People have posted pictures of a restaurant sign with a very local twist…

It looks like the cars are bigger and better in Sheffield…

…but parking skills aren’t really up to scratch…

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Classic parking 👍 #onlyinsheffield

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… and there are also plenty of folk who prefer an alternative form of transport:

Sheffield’s got so much to offer visitors, from fantastic gig venues…

… and brilliant buildings…

…to eye-catching tram art…

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Tram art is thing now #transportart #onlyinsheffield

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… and stunning public spaces:

Plus, as this very clever venture proves, the charitable people of this city are always keen to help others out:

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