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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 - 22 June

The Cooper Gallery

Relaxed Openings - 22 June

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

Wombwell Stories

Storying Barnsley

Wombwell Stories

This in-person creative workshop with Artist, Tomekah George will bring together an exciting group from different walks of life, to share local stories through conversations, shapes, collage and drawing.

Armed Forces Day Free Family Trail

Experience Barnsley

Armed Forces Day Free Family Trail

Find out more about Barnsley’s military heritage in Experience Barnsley Museum and around the Town Centre. Collect a trail leaflet from Library@Lightbox or our Museum and have fun exploring.

Secrets of the Fox Collection

Cooper Gallery

Secrets of the Fox Collection

See beautiful landscape and still life paintings from the 19th century, on display for the first time in decades thanks to extensive conservation.

Relaxed Openings - 2 July

The Cooper Gallery

Relaxed Openings - 2 July

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

Relaxed Opening - 2 July

Experience Barnsley

Relaxed Opening - 2 July

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

Eldon Street Heritage Action Zone Celebration Event

Experience Barnsley

Eldon Street Heritage Action Zone Celebration Event

The Eldon Street HSHAZ project is coming to an end, and we want to celebrate the achievements and the legacy of the project with the people of Barnsley and beyond with a day of exciting activities.

Relaxed Openings - 20 July

The Cooper Gallery

Relaxed Openings - 20 July

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