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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 Opening - 20 July

Experience Barnsley

Relaxed Opening - 20 July

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

Tales of the Polish Camp Trail

Cannon Hall

Tales of the Polish Camp Trail

A group of fearless and brave Polish soldiers displaced by WWII were stationed at Cannon Hall.

Experience Barnsley Scavenger Hunt

Experience Barnsley

Experience Barnsley Scavenger Hunt

The Museum is crammed full of weird and wonderful objects! We’ve picked some of our favourite treasures. Can you spot them all?

Without Malice or Ill Will

Elsecar Heritage Centre

Without Malice or Ill Will

Esteemed actor Ray Castleton delivers this monologue as a retired police officer.

Treasure Seekers

Experience Barnsley

Treasure Seekers

From hidden Roman hoards to lost books from a bygone age, Experience Barnsley Museum is crammed full with treasure.

Little Listeners: Mini Vixen

Cannon Hall

Little Listeners: Mini Vixen

Opera North presents a 40-minute interactive production for families telling the charming story of a Vixen who meets a Fox.

Bear Bops & Fox Trots

Cooper Gallery

Bear Bops & Fox Trots

One morning bear finds a cosy cave and goes for a snooze but before he knows it the cave turns out to be a hot air balloon basket and he is whisked away on a wonderous journey.