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Picasso exhibition to open in Barnsley this weekend

Visitors to Barnsley will be able to view ground breaking work by Picasso for free from this weekend. An exhibition featuring 17 original linocut prints will open at the town centre’s newly transformed Cooper Gallery on Saturday, 21 January. The prints are on loan from the British Museum and it will be the first time that Picasso’s work has been shown in Barnsley.

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Cannon Hall

National Lottery grant set to transform the grounds of Cannon Hall

The grounds of Barnsley’s Cannon Hall will be restored to their former Georgian glory thanks to a grant of almost £3m. The 70 acres of park and gardens surrounding the historic hall in Cawthorne will be transformed using £2,925,200 secured from the Heritage Lottery Fund and Big Lottery Fund’s Parks for People programme.

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‘Light Lines’ nominated for prestigious award

The public artwork commissioned by Barnsley Council to remember the many brave soldiers who fell in the Battle of the Somme, has been nominated for a prestigious award. ‘Light Lines’ by artists, musson+retallick, has been nominated for a National Civic Trust Award and is the only piece of artwork outside of London to be nominated.

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Cooper Gallery

Gifts…From Yorkshire with love

Talented Yorkshire artists and makers are selling unique and individually made items at an exclusive exhibition in the newly transformed Cooper Gallery until Saturday, 24 December. Up until Christmas Eve the stunning gallery space will be filled with beautiful gift ideas ranging from jewellery, textiles, ceramics and wooden products to glassware, accessories and stunning photographs. It is perfect for those looking for a more relaxed shopping experience away from the hustle and bustle of the crowded high street.

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HRH THE DUKE OF KENT KG VISITS COOPER GALLERY

It was a memorable occasion for the Cooper Gallery this week, as His Royal Highness The Duke of Kent, KG paid a visit. His Royal Highness was there to take a guided tour of the newly extended gallery and view the Yorkshire With Love exhibition, which is running until 24 December showcasing work from Yorkshire artists and designers for sale for Christmas.

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