" THE STEEL CITY" Sheffield obtained world-wide recognition during the 19th century for its production of steel. Coat of Arms of the City of Sheffield
" THE GREEN CITY " Sheffield has more trees per person than any other city in Europe! It has over 170 woodlands, 78 public parks and 10 public gardens. This means that 61% of the city is green space.
ART GALLERIES AND THEATRES Sheffield has 4 art galleries and two major theatres, the Lyceum Theatre and the Crucible Theatre, which together with the smaller Studio Theatre make up the largest theatre complex outside London. The Millennium Galleries The Lyceum Theatre
ECONOMY Sheffield is a major retail centre, and home to many High Street and department stores as well as designer boutiques.
EDUCATION Sheffield has two universities, who combined bring 55,000 students to the city every year. the University of Sheffield Sheffield Hallam University
MUSICIANS FROM SHEFFIELD Sheffield has been the home of several well-known bands and musicians. Joe Cocker Long Blondes ABC Gomez
SNOOKER The World Championship is the richest, oldest and most important tournament in snooker. Staged at the famous Crucible Theatre in Sheffield, the event has a long-frame format and lasts a marathon 17 days, making it one of the longest events in all of sport. The championship offered a total of £1,378,920 in prize money, including £250,000 for the winner