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Knit2gether at The Civic

People are invited to a very special event taking place at The Civic on Saturday 31 October. As part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month visitors can come along to Knitted Knocker. At the event, which is held in the theatre gallery between 11am and 12.30m, they will help make special handmade breast prosthesis for women who have undergone mastectomies or other procedures. Of huge importance to many people, they are soft, comfortable and make a difference to thousands of women’s lives.

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Late night shopping at Cooper Gallery

Those looking for a truly spectacular shopping experience won’t want to miss the Cooper Gallery’s exclusive late night shopping event which is taking place on Friday, 6 November. Open until 8pm, visitors will have a unique opportunity to preview exclusive products by talented local artists.

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Secrets of the Spencer Stanhope family revealed

The secrets of one of Barnsley’s most famous families can now be explored at the Experience Barnsley Discovery Centre. Letters, accounts, private diaries and much more were collected by the Spencer Stanhope family for more than 200 years. The documents reveal family secrets, fascinating stories and a greater understanding into both aristocratic life at Cannon Hall and the town itself, during Georgian and Victorian times.

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Start Christmas with a bang at Barnsley’s Lights Switch On!

This year’s annual Christmas lights switch on, which is taking place on Wednesday 18 November, looks set to be another spectacular event. As well as the firework display at 6pm which will once again have the stunning town hall building as its backdrop, there will also be fantastic evening of fun that little ones won’t want to miss.

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Bats on the loose in Experience Barnsley

Little visitors are invited to come along to Experience Barnsley this Halloween and capture some mischievous bats that are on the loose. The creepy creatures have escaped and are now hidden around the Museum, but can they be found?

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