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Cannon Hall

Parkland Update

We understand how important the parkland is to visitors and taking this into consideration further work has taken place to find an alternative solution which will allow some of the parkland to be reopened on Saturday, 18 January. This will provide a safe access route through the parkland to Cannon Hall farm via the main path from the Cannon Hall, Museum Park and Gardens car park towards the Hall.

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Cannon Hall

Cannon Hall, Park and Gardens closes for five weeks as transformational changes take place

Cannon Hall Museum, Park and Gardens, the well-loved visitor attraction, will be closed for five weeks from immediate effect as spectacular changes take place in the parkland as part of the £3 million Parks for People Project. The project, which has been made possible through the generosity of the National Lottery Heritage Fund and its players, will see the historic parklands returned to their former Georgian splendour.

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Cannon Hall

LANDMARK PROJECT SEES NEW HOME IN BARNSLEY FOR RARE DE MORGAN VASE

Cannon Hall museum, park and gardens will soon be home to a rare William De Morgan vase, which will add to the already outstanding collection found in the upper rooms of the stunning Georgian Country House. A pioneering project funded by the Museums Association will see new homes being found for up to 2,300 pieces of art and other objects from the De Morgan collection all of historical and archaeological interest.

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Experience Barnsley

TOWN HALL BLUEPRINTS UNDERGO VITAL RESTORATION WORK

Historic plans relating to Barnsley’s iconic Town Hall have recently undergone vital conservation work. After almost 90 years, the original blueprints were in need of specialist restoration work to ensure that they will survive for future generations to use and enjoy.

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Experience Barnsley

Relaxed openings at Experience Barnsley and The Cooper Gallery

As part of Barnsley Museums’ review of accessibility, they will be trialling relaxed openings at their two town centre attractions; Experience Barnsley and The Cooper Gallery. The relaxed openings, which are free, will take place on the first Tuesday and last Saturday throughout January, February and March 2020.

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Cooper Gallery

Relaxed openings at Experience Barnsley and The Cooper Gallery

As part of Barnsley Museums’ review of accessibility, they will be trialling relaxed openings at their two town centre attractions; Experience Barnsley and The Cooper Gallery. The relaxed openings, which are free, will take place on the first Tuesday and last Saturday throughout January, February and March 2020.

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Cooper Gallery

Launch of the Cooper Gallery’s ‘Bright’ good installation begins with a tribute to Dickie Bird

It is exciting times at the Cooper Gallery, the town’s dynamic art space. Thursday, 28 November sees not only the opening of the newly renovated Cooper Cottage but also the launch of an innovative, outdoor, digital installation in the gallery’s outdoor space. Both are being revealed for the very first time to coincide with the launch of Barnsley’s spectacular winter festival ‘Bright Nights’.

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