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Cannon Hall

Cannon Hall Museum reveals new entrance

The transformation of Cannon Hall Museum, Park and Gardens continues with the arrival of its new glass entrance. The old porch was removed and has been replaced with a stunning glass extension to the front of the building, making it more accessible to the thousands of people who visit each year.

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Experience Barnsley

'Light Lines' secures a permanent home

The public artwork commissioned by Barnsley Council in 2016 to remember the many brave soldiers who fell in the Battle of the Somme, will be on permanent display in the town centre from Saturday, 28 October.

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Elsecar

The Man Engine plans to come to Barnsley next year

The colossal engineering miracle ‘The Man Engine’ will rise again and looks set to come to Barnsley in 2018. After recent news of the win of the ‘Best Arts Project’ in the prestigious National Lottery Awards, it has today been announced that the largest mechanical puppet ever constructed in Britain will rise again next Easter in an ultimate ‘Resurrection Tour’. On its travels it plans to come to Barnsley.

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Elsecar

Who will be crowned Barnsley’s Biggest Banger?

Flavours Food Fest is making a welcome return to Elsecar this October and they are on the hunt for Barnsley’s Biggest Banger! Visitors attending the foodie festival will have the opportunity to create their very own succulent sausage using equipment provided by Andrew Coddy of Coddy’s Farm in Holmfirth.

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Experience Barnsley

Ardsley treasure saved by Barnsley Archives

A huge framed display relating to the Ardsley Working Mens’ Club and Institute has been acquired and added to the collections of Barnsley Archives and Local Studies. The display features a photograph of the club, as well as sixteen portraits of the club’s officers and committee members. They include; S. Taylor, W.L. Wadsworth, R. Massey, R. Sykes, A. Wollerton, E. Wright, C.H. Widdowson, F. Holloway, H. Gosling, J. Watling, Fred Brook, O. Bennett, W. Thewlis, R. Bird, H. Wainwright and J. Bamforth.

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Cooper Gallery

The Cooper Gallery’s Turner on tour

A very special painting from the Cooper Gallery’s unique watercolour collection will be going on tour this autumn. People are urged to pay a visit to the town centre gallery and see ‘A View of Old Bregenz’ by JMW Turner (1775-1851), before the treasured artwork travels to Japan in October.

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Cannon Hall

Cannon Hall closed throughout September for improvements

From Monday, 4 September Cannon Hall will be temporarily closed to the public in order to make improvements to the entrance and reception area. Work will take place throughout September and will see the building’s front porch removed and replaced with a new glazed entrance.

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Elsecar

All the fun of the seaside at the heart of South Yorkshires

Visitors to Elsecar are in for a treat when Elsecar by the Sea, the village’s annual celebration of its remarkable history, returns on Saturday 2 and Sunday 3 September. The fun filled family weekend brings with it a taste of the seaside. There will be lots to see and do including a community gala (Saturday) in the award winning Elsecar park, beer festival in Milton Hall (Thursday - Saturday), craft fair in The Ironworks (Saturday and Sunday) and steam trains plus much more.

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