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Topics: Local history

WW2 evacuees

WW2 evacuees

Find out all about life as an evacuee during WW2 with this beautifully handmade loan box, focussing on childhood during the war.

WW2: Evacuees Online

WW2: Evacuees Online

Find out what it was like to be evacuated to Cannon Hall during WW2 in this live 45 minute Zoom session

Mill Tour

Mill Tour

Discover the history of the Mill through the ages and explore the stories of the people who have lived and worked here.

Virtual Victorians

Virtual Victorians

Bring your Victorians topic to life in the classroom with our live 45 minute online workshop!

Romans

Romans

Find out more about life in the Roman times.

Victorians

Victorians

Explore life as a Butler or Housekeeper with our Victorian Servant loan box

Life at Cannon Hall

Life at Cannon Hall

Find out about jobs through the ages at Cannon Hall from the Victorian Cook to the modern-day gardener.

Coal Mining

Coal Mining

Discover Barnsley’s mining heritage from protests to pit ponies with our interactive 'talking’ loan box.

Stone Age to Iron Age

Stone Age to Iron Age

Bring prehistory to life as your class discover how to be archaeologists for the day.

Deep Down Underground

Deep Down Underground

Pupils will explore coal mining in Barnsley using objects and maps from our inspiring archive and museum collections.

WW2

WW2

Pupils meet the Cook and Land Girl at Cannon Hall and become evacuees for the day in this immersive workshop.

Victorian Kitchen

Victorian Kitchen

Your pupils will transform into Victorian servants for the day! Come and join us!