Penistone Arts Weeks returns for 2022

Penistone Arts Weeks returns for 2022

Following a two-year hiatus owing to the coronavirus pandemic, the volunteers behind Penistone Arts Weeks will once again be staging a wide range of activities with a festival set to be bigger and better than ever. If you enjoy music, drama, art and film, there will be a series of...

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Last call for entries to Barnsley Youth Music and Drama Festival

Last call for entries to Barnsley Youth Music and Drama Festival

Is your child or grandchild a budding vocalist, musician, public speaker, or performer? Then why not encourage them to apply to the popular Barnsley Youth Music and Drama Festival. The festival takes place from Monday 4th to Friday 8th April at Emmanuel Church on Huddersfield Road, Barnsley. But the closing...

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A glass act opens in Barnsley

A glass act opens in Barnsley

Following a six-year regeneration project and more than £200 million of investment, there is a clear end in sight as Barnsley’s ambitious town centre redevelopment, The Glass Works, marks the final phase of its grand opening. To reflect the changes in society and future proof the town, The Glass Works...

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British Museum’s Pushing paper exhibition arrives at Cooper Gallery

British Museum’s Pushing paper exhibition arrives at Cooper Gallery

Barnsley’s Cooper Gallery is just one of four partner museums to host British Museum’s first co-curated touring exhibition, Pushing paper: contemporary drawing from 1970 to now,

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Experience Barnsley is a finalist in Art Fund’s Museum of the Year 2021 award

Experience Barnsley is a finalist in Art Fund’s Museum of the Year 2021 award

For its outstanding levels of engagement and impact via their digital activity and outreach programme, Experience Barnsley Museum and Discovery Centre is a finalist for the Art Fund Museum of the Year 2021 award.

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The Astoria Centre opens again for summer events

The Astoria Centre opens again for summer events

Step back in time to the halcyon days of the Cinema Organ with the summer events hosted at Barnsley’s Astoria Centre. The Astoria Centre is run by the Penistone Cinema Organ Trust; a group of volunteers who have worked on the restoration and maintenance of these musical marvels. The Astoria...

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The Coalfield Symphony launch debut album, Virtue and Villainy

The Coalfield Symphony launch debut album, Virtue and Villainy

Barnsley’s musical duo, The Coalfield Symphony, are proud to launch their debut album Virtue and Villainy masterfully created during lockdown 2020.

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Aroundtown Meets the Nicholson family of Cannon Hall Farm

Aroundtown Meets the Nicholson family of Cannon Hall Farm

We meet the Nicholson family of Cannon Hall Farm in Barnsley to discover their 30-year journey to becoming one of Yorkshire’s best visitor attractions.

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BIADS: Help for today, hope for tomorrow

BIADS: Help for today, hope for tomorrow

Caring for someone with dementia can be a 24-hour job and one that often takes over any relationship you both may have had before. But at BIADS – Barnsley Independent Alzheimer’s and Dementia Support – their unique support service helps people diagnosed with dementia and their carers to reconnect with...

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All hands on deck for Felkirk 900

All hands on deck for Felkirk 900

In a Barnsley village as mysterious as Davy Jones’ Locker, local legend has it that within its churchyard lies the graves of ye olde pirates. Well, shiver me timbers! Why buccaneers would have wound up in Barnsley when the nearest coast is almost 100 miles away is anyone’s guess. But...

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