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Experience Barnsley

KES LANDS IN EXPERIENCE BARNSLEY

A life size statue which commemorates the fifty year anniversary of the publication of the literary classic ‘A kestrel for a knave’, will be temporarily on display in Experience Barnsley Museum from Wednesday, 27 February.

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Elsecar

Heat wave reveals traces of forgotten World War 2 houses

Last summer’s heat wave revealed traces of World War 2 houses in the village of Elsecar and this has now inspired an exciting new research project. Based on the discoveries from last year’s unusually hot weather, a team of researchers are now investigating a row of forgotten post-war prefab houses on Millhouses Street, Hoyland - now the Milton Forge playing field, and would love to hear from the people who lived in them.

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Cannon Hall

Cannon Hall Museum, Park and Gardens successful in grant application

? Cannon Hall Museum, Park and Gardens successful in grant application 14 January 2019 Cannon Hall Museum, Park and Gardens are delighted to announce that they have been awarded £60,000 from the DCMS/Wolfson Museums and Galleries Improvement Fund 2018-20. The money will be used in conjunction with the Cracking Ceramics! project, run through previously secured funding from the Esmée Fairbairn Collections Fund and delivered through the Museums Association to create new access and interpretation of the Museum’s outstanding collections.

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Cooper Gallery

The Cooper Gallery’s Space Odyssey 2019

Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2018 exhibition, produced by the Royal Observatory, celebrates the most beautiful and spectacular visions of the cosmos taken by astrophotographers around the world. The Cooper Gallery in Barnsley is proud to showcase the out of this world exhibition; particularly as it is the first time the images will be seen outside of Greenwich.

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