Barnsley Museums has announced the appointment of Lynne Minett as its new Group Leader of Heritage and Museums. A role that will see Lynne head up the award-winning Museum services, leading on its ambitions for the future.
It’s set to be a fabulous February half-term at Barnsley Museums with an action-packed week of free family fun.
Visitors to Barnsley town centre may have spotted scaffolding as work is underway to restore buildings on Eldon Street, between Regent Street and the junction of Market Hill.
People are invited to an important consultation event where they will have their say on the future of some of Barnsley’s historic town centre streets.
Barnsley Council’s Cultural Development Fund team are looking to commission South Yorkshire-based artists with experience of community engagement to create the designs for ‘townscapes’ that will represent and give a flavour of the following Principal Towns of Barnsley.
Barnsley Museums and Heritage Trust has secured funding of forty thousand pounds from the Garfield Weston Foundation on behalf of Barnsley Museums.
Fosters Little Book Shop has come out in support of Barnsley Museums in their aim to combat social isolation by donating a supply of books that will be distributed to local communities through the Museums ‘Know Your Neighbourhood’ project.
Barnsley Museums have recently uncovered a hidden gem in the form of a traditional Christmas Carol, written back in 1933 when researching the anniversary of the iconic Town Hall.
All creative practitioners based in Barnsley can participate in the 'Mapping Barnsley' survey.