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Family Activities

Family Activities

With bushcrafts, storytelling, shadow puppets and more – discover new skills and creative ideas from our online family learning sessions.

Relaxed Openings in 2024

The Cooper Gallery

Relaxed Openings in 2024

Come along to our relaxed openings, which are designed for visitors who would prefer a quieter experience in the gallery.

Relaxed Openings 2024

Experience Barnsley

Relaxed Openings 2024

Come along to our relaxed openings, which are designed for visitors who would prefer a quieter experience in the museum.

Multisensory Trail

Worsbrough Mill

Multisensory Trail

Explore our gorgeous green spaces as you never have before using all of your senses.

Teeny Time Travellers Club - April & May 2024

Experience Barnsley

Teeny Time Travellers Club - April & May 2024

The Teeny Time Travellers Club is an interactive session at Experience Barnsley for under-fives and their grown-ups! Held on Fridays during term time, our little adventurers have the chance to play, explore, make, share stories and sing.

The World of Brian Wildsmith

Experience Barnsley & Cooper Gallery

The World of Brian Wildsmith

World-renowned children’s book author and illustrator Brian Wildsmith will be celebrated through two new exhibitions at The Cooper Gallery and Experience Barnsley Museum.

Sketchbook Circle

Cooper Gallery

Sketchbook Circle

Relaxed drawing sessions for adults. Whether you already draw regularly or are an absolute beginner, come and enjoy the meditative nature of drawing and support your well-being with creativity in the company of others. Gentle guidance on hand.

Teeny Time Travellers Club - June - July 2024

Experience Barnsley: Museum & Discovery Centre

Teeny Time Travellers Club - June - July 2024

Explore Experience Barnsley Museum like never before. Step through the time machine to take part in a magical adventure. Discover, play, sing and listen to stories in this friendly, weekly session for ages 0-5 years old.

The Pigment Project

Cannon Hall

The Pigment Project

Artist Louise Ann Wright explores the process of creating pigments from items foraged in the grounds. See examples in this absorbing exhibition.