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

Clock Tower Gallery Best of Barnsley Banners

Experience Barnsley

Cannon Hall Farm Kids Afternoon Tea

Cannon Hall Farm

Tiny Tots Sensory Play

Cooper Gallery

Picasso Linocuts

Cooper Gallery

...Vs David Bowie

Barnsley Civic

Fashion & Freedom

Barnsley Civic

Dickie Bird: My Life in Cricket

Experience Barnsley

The Friends of Archives daytime social and talk

Experience Barnsley

The roller flour milling revolution in the UK - Joseph Bramah Lecture

Cooper Gallery

Goldilocks & the Three Bears (Northern Ballet)

Barnsley Civic

The Mayor's Musical Stars: Celebrating Our Next Generation of Musicians

Barnsley Civic

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.