Rich in history and with an abundance of attractions and excellent shopping opportunities, visitors to Barnsley won't be short of things to do.

It is the perfect destination for couples, families and groups looking for a day out or a longer break. Located in the heart of South Yorkshire, Barnsley has a character of its own unlike any other town; visitors are guaranteed a warm Barnsley welcome.

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A Family of Artists: The De Morgan Collection and Cannon Hall

Cannon Hall

Hear my Voice - Poetry Competition

Experience Barnsley

Hear My Voice- Poetry Competition

Cannon Hall

Hear My Voice- Poetry Competition

Cooper Gallery

Hear My Voice- Poetry Competition

Elsecar Heritage Centre

Hear My Voice- Poetry Competition

Worsbrough Mill

Park Life

Cannon Hall

Tiny Tots Sensory Play

Cooper Gallery

Clock Tower Gallery Best of Barnsley Banners

Experience Barnsley

From Yorkshire with Love

Cooper Gallery

Make Festive Decorations - Christmas Tree Cards

Elsecar Heritage Centre

When the Oaks Fired: England's Worst Mining Disaster

Experience Barnsley

Places to Visit in Barnsley

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World renowned De Morgan collection arrives at Cannon Hall

Arriving at Cannon Hall this Easter is a hand-picked selection of artworks from the De Morgan Collection. It is an unparalleled collection of work by the late 19th and early 20th century ceramicist William De Morgan and his artist wife Evelyn Pickering De Morgan.

Calling all comedians!

The organisers of Barnsley’s first ever comedy festival are looking for local talent to take part in the month long event.