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Coal not dole – Women against pit closures

Explore the miner's strike of 1984/85 through the story of the Barnsley women who formed their own powerful group to support the striking miners and their families, in a new exhibition at Experience Barnsley from Monday, 3 March.

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Polar Bear fun at Experience Barnsley

Celebrate International Polar Bear Day with a week’s worth of free drop-in craft sessions at Experience Barnsley this February half-term week (Monday 24 Feb to Saturday, 1 March)

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Pals Square shortlisted for engineering award

Barnsley Pals Centenary Square is in the running for the Institution of Civil Engineers’ Centenary Award.

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Museums events commemorate First World War

Barnsley Council’s Arts, Museums and Archives Service is arranging a programme of commemorative events to mark the 100 year anniversary of the beginning of the First World War

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The Art of Dogs - Curator's Talk

Enter the fascinating world of our canine friends at The Cooper Gallery, Church Street, Barnsley, on Saturday, 8 February at 11am and learn what it took to bring their current Art of Dogs exhibition together.

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Discover Dogs in Art at the Cooper Gallery

A new exhibition at Barnsley Council’s Cooper Gallery looks at the diverse roles that dogs have in our lives, as seen through the paintings in gallery’s permanent collection.

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Barnsley women against pit closures

The impact of the miner’s strike of 1984/85 had a huge effect on the lives of many miners and their families in Barnsley and across the country. It’s now 30 years since the strike took place.

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Experience Barnsley up for a LGC Award

It’s proved popular with local people and visitors alike and now Barnsley Council’s Experience Barnsley Museum and Discovery Centre has gained recognition from the Local Government Chronicle.

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When the Beatles came to Barnsley

Welcome to the wild and wonderful world of BROOKESart, where nothing is quite what it seems - or is it?

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Creative workshops for under fives

Parents and carers of children aged under five are invited to bring them along to Experience Barnsley’s Learning lab to join in with some creative workshops.

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