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New website explores the Barnsley Co-operative across the borough thanks to dedicated volunteers

A new website has been launched to explore the history of the Barnsley Co-operative thanks to funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund. Visitors to the website can find out about the Co-op shops in their area, discover when they first opened, who managed the shops, see the building plans and read about the shops history, all thanks to a handful of dedicated volunteers.

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Cannon Hall

CELEBRATE THE BEST OF BRITISH AT CANNON HALL

A new exhibition has arrived at Cannon Hall celebrating the work of some of the biggest names in British art. Hanging on the walls in the spectacular surroundings of the Georgian country house will be masterpieces by Edward Wadsworth, Vanessa Bell, J M W Turner, Henry Moore, John Ruskin and many more.

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Create a Cardboard Co-op Shop at Experience Barnsley

Visitors to Experience Barnsley will have a great time helping artists create an interactive Co-op shop made entirely out of cardboard - lots and lots of cardboard! The event, which takes place on Saturday, 26 September between 10am and 4pm, will ignite imaginations as people create their very own superstore.

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Experience Barnsley Host Alternative Night Out

Award winning museum, Experience Barnsley will be hosting a night of music and activities aimed at 11 to 18 year olds on Wednesday 23 September. The free event, which is being held in conjunction with The Immortals and Young Addaction Barnsley, promotes drug and alcohol free nights to teenagers.

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Cannon Hall

CELEBRATE PEAR DAY AT CANNON HALL

Visitors are invited to Cannon Hall to celebrate Pear Day. The Hall hosts the spectacular event each year to commemorate the harvest of the historic pears. It takes place in the stunning surroundings of the Walled Kitchen Garden, where the fruit is grown.

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All Change at Experience Barnsley

Visitors to Experience Barnsley will see some exciting changes from Thursday, 17 September. The award winning interactive gallery will be undergoing a dramatic refresh. People will be able to explore and discover many new artefacts, all of which have links to Barnsley’s proud history.

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Barnsley Heritage Open Days

An exciting programme of free tours and drop in events will be on offer at the Barnsley Heritage Open Days. At the various activities, which are taking place between Thursday, 10 and Sunday, 13 September, visitors can find out more about the town’s history as well as the great museums and galleries.

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