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Barnsley’s singalong switch-on

Families planning on attending Barnsley’s Christmas light switch on might want to warm up their vocal chords on the way to the town hall on Wednesday, 19 November.

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Wire poppy sculptures remember the fallen

Some 250 wire poppy sculptures will be ‘planted’ in the Barnsley Town Hall’s gardens on Saturday, 8 November, ahead of Remembrance Services on Sunday and Tuesday.

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Coal not dole! Scab! comes to Barnsley.

A unique theatre piece exploring the conflict between strikers and strike breakers during the 1984/5 miners’ strike takes place at Experience Barnsley on Saturday, 15 November, 2pm to 3pm.

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Experience Barnsley seeks memories of Barnsley Co-op

As part of an exciting project discovering the history of the Barnsley Co-op, a special exhibition will be held in Experience Barnsley in summer 2015. The museum is calling for local people to contribute.

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Children’s author gives Christmas truce book talk at Experience Barnsley

Author Hilary Robinson, author of the hugely popular Where the Poppies Now Grow, will be holding a special reading for children aged seven and over at Experience Barnsley this Saturday, 18 October at 2pm.

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Join the museum break in!

Children aged eight and over can learn how to animate a daring museum raid at a series of weekly workshops at Experience Barnsley, starting on Wednesday, 15 October.

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Meet WW1 Tommies in Pals Square this Saturday

Get a small taste of what it was like to take part in the ‘war to end all wars’ on Saturday, 11 October when members of the Great War Society visit Barnsley Pals Centenary Square.

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Art auction will raise money for Cooper 100 appeal

There’s a chance to bid for a really fine piece of art or two at the Cooper Gallery’s art auction on Friday, 24 October, 6.30pm.

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Barnsley’s archaeological treasures displayed in new catalogue

Archaeological treasures from Barnsley’s past are on display in a new catalogue, now available at Experience Barnsley Museum and Discovery Centre.

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Hooray for Hollywood! Museum’s animated film gets international nomination

An animated film commissioned by Experience Barnsley has been nominated for an award at the 2014 International Family Film Festival at Raleigh Studios in the heart of Hollywood.

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