It's a real community event and workshops are held leading up to the event to help people make their own. However, the city is not in short supply of markets, be it more traditional and permanent markets like the Moor Market; travelling continental markets that take up much of the city centre when they arrive a few times a year; or specialist markets like Nether Edge, the Abbeydale Food and Produce Market, and the Peddler Market (which specialises in street food, lasts for two days, and features DJs, live music, and street performances).Sheffield is a glorious mish-mash of architecture, from crumbling factories on the edge of town to award-winning contemporary buildings in its centre.Fans of the BAFTA-award winning This Is England TV series in particular should keep an eye out, as much of the show is filmed in Sheffield.
The Arts Tower, the tallest university building in the UK, is sited on a hill and contains one of the largest remaining paternoster lifts, which move constantly and have no doors, so you quite literally have to hop on.Once you've hopped off on to one of the top floors, you'll get some of the best views of the city.Scattered all over the city are galleries and artspaces constantly putting on a variety of exhibitions, events, and parties.The variety is vast, and the only way to keep up with what is going on is to follow the places themselves.From bearded men only to double dating, here’s 10 dating apps you need to be on in 2016. Voicecandy An app with an audio twist, Voicecandy connects people by choosing an icebreaker question and allowing you to record and listen to spontaneous replies.
They say you can tell a lot by a person’s voice – and this app proves exactly that. Howaboutwe What better way to get to know someone than over a few beers in a pub – or not.
However, if there's one consistent aesthetic to be found in the city, it's brutalism: Powerful, sturdy, and, grey pieces of architecture dominate much of the city's skyline.
Equally loved and loathed, they are exemplified by the sprawling Park Hill housing estate, but there are many other worthy examples.
And I’ve heard from reliable single sources (my mates, down the pub) that the caliber of singles is sizzling. Coffeemeetsbagel Hailing itself as the anti-Tinder, Coffeemeetsbagel limits your dating choice to one a day. Bristlr What’s not to love about an app for whiskered men?
It connects to users Facebook accounts and by matching people with profile info, gender, age, education, background, religion etc and promises quality of quantity for anyone suffering with a case of swipe fatigue. While preferring a clean shave myself (on my men obvs) there’s no denying that the beard trend is set to continue well into 2016, meaning that whether it’s a bit of facial topiary you like or a full on cave man, this is the app for you. Bumble An app that claims to change the rules of the game by putting women in the driving seat by always giving them the option to make the first move, and if she doesn’t say something within 24 hours, the connection disappears. 3nderapp And when you’re tired of looking for love, check out cheeky 3nderapp – for ‘kinky, curious and open-minded singles and couples’.
in 2014 the New York Times picked Sheffield as one of the finest places in the world for good beer, and it wasn't wrong.