Mansfield

7 things almost everyone in Mansfield will have done by the age of 40

If you grew up in Mansfield, chances are you'll have taken part in a series of local traditions and activities at some point.

Here we've taken a look at seven of the things most people in Mansfield will have done by the time they're 40.

Back before iTunes, Amazon Prime and all the other online streaming services, people actually used to have to go to a shop and buy their music - crazy eh!

1. Bought a record from Syd Booths

Back before iTunes, Amazon Prime and all the other online streaming services, people actually used to have to go to a shop and buy their music - crazy eh!
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Mansfield Leisure Centre once stood on the site now occupied by Tesco, and was the place to go and watch or play sport. Indeed, Prince Naseem Hamed's first professional fight took place there in 1992.

2. Watched or played sport at Mansfield Leisure Centre

Mansfield Leisure Centre once stood on the site now occupied by Tesco, and was the place to go and watch or play sport. Indeed, Prince Naseem Hamed's first professional fight took place there in 1992.
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Who could forget being bused to Sherwood Baths for weekly swimming lessons?

3. Had swimming lessons at Sherwood Baths

Who could forget being bused to Sherwood Baths for weekly swimming lessons?
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From the Mansfield Coronets to the Rainworth Royals, most villages in the area had junior jazz bands.

4. Joined a junior jazz band

From the Mansfield Coronets to the Rainworth Royals, most villages in the area had junior jazz bands.
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