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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What’s On

Beginner’s Lino-cut Printmaking for Adults

Cooper Gallery

Comedy Club 4 Kids!

Barnsley Civic

April Fools Comedy Festival Launch

Cooper Gallery

Easter baking for adults

Cannon Hall

HOAX Our Right to Hope

Barnsley Civic

April Fools - Sophie Willan and Bobby Mair

Barnsley Town Centre

Barnsley Archives turns 30!

Experience Barnsley

Tales of the Wedding Dress – From Homemade to World Stage

Cannon Hall

Lee Nelson: Serious Joker

Barnsley Civic

Easter Holiday Activity - Print Your Family Portrait

Cooper Gallery

Easter Crafts

Elsecar Heritage Centre

Totally Tipi Pop-up Cafe

Cannon Hall

Places to Visit in Barnsley

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Latest News

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.