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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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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Aroundtown Meets Denise Moody

Aroundtown Meets Denise Moody

This July, Moodyhair celebrates 60 years in business. We meet the red-haired maitriarch, Denise Moody, to look back through their diamond years.

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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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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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Capturing 95 years of Barnsley Photographic Society

Capturing 95 years of Barnsley Photographic Society

Showcasing a snapshot of their 95-year history, Barnsley Photographic Society are proud to be hosting a special exhibition at Cooper Gallery this winter. Aptly named ‘95’, the exhibition is made up of an eclectic range 60 prints covering a whole manner of subjects, themes and styles to highlight the versatility...

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Aroundtown Meets Jack Land Noble

Aroundtown Meets Jack Land Noble

They say all the world’s a stage but it is his humble hometown of Barnsley which keeps setting the scene as the most prominent backdrop in Jack Land Noble’s productions.  Billed as an actor, writer, director, producer, singer and songwriter, it’s Jack by name, but most definitely not Jack-of-all-trades by nature. At just 30-years-old, Jack has...

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Aroundtown Meets: Victoria Nixon

Aroundtown Meets: Victoria Nixon

At just 16, life wasn’t so sweet for Victoria Nixon. The world around her was crumbling as quickly as the chocolate bar she would one day go on to advertise. But she was not the type of girl to be consumed by the flakes of grief that were settling around...

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