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Building Barnsley’s history brick by brick

Experience Barnsley Museum and Discovery Centre will be opening its new exhibition the Barnsley Brick Project on Saturday 28 July. Over 150 years ago Barnsley had many brickworks that helped to construct the town’s buildings.

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Tour De Yorkshire Land Art and Best Dressed Winners Announced!

The winners of the 2018 Tour de Yorkshire Land Art and Best Dressed competitions have been announced at a special event at the Welcome to Yorkshire office in Leeds.

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Forgotten Mighty Ironworks of Milton to be uncovered

This July archaeologists will be working at Forge playing fields in Milton, close to Elsecar, to uncover one of the great forgotten ironworks of the north.

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Paw'fect new exhibition opens in Barnsley

Visitors filled the Cooper Gallery at the weekend to celebrate the launch of the family-friendly exhibition. They were treated to storytelling in a specially built glade, outdoor games, craft activities, live piano music and a teddy bears picnic.

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Barnsley Museums launch a claw-some new exhibition

Barnsley Museums are delighted to welcome its brand new summer exhibition Bears! from Seven Stories.

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Barnsley Market comes 9th in UK's top 25 markets

With over 200 stalls to browse and open 7 days a week, we're proud of Barnsley Markets recognition.

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Community art installations in Elsecar and Wentworth shortlisted for Tour de Yorkshire prizes

Two art installations commissioned by Great Place Wentworth and Elsecar to celebrate the Tour de Yorkshire have been shortlisted for awards voted for by the public.

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Barnsley on Film returns

Due to outstanding demand, Barnsley on Film will be re-screened on Thursday 28 June at The Lamproom Theatre, Westgate, as part of the first Experience Barnsley Festival.

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Barnsley Museums to hold first Heritage Festival

Barnsley Museums will be holding its first ever heritage festival from Saturday 23 June to Saturday 30 June. Throughout the week there will be a variety of talks, films, workshops, and activities to celebrate the borough’s proud and exciting past.

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‘Man Engine’ mechanical puppet comes to Yorkshire

The largest mechanical puppet ever constructed in Britain is coming to Yorkshire this month. Man Engine, a 36ft (11m) tall miner powered by Volvo, will visit Barnsley and Rotherham as part of its 2018 Resurrection Tour.

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