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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 - 13 August

Experience Barnsley

Relaxed Openings - 13 August

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

Relaxed Opening - 13 August

The Cooper Gallery

Relaxed Opening - 13 August

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

Sanctuary of Colour - Hoyland

Hoyland

Sanctuary of Colour - Hoyland

Come and spend some time with Sanctuary of Colour, a vibrant sculptural art installation made using repurposed furniture, paint and an ambient soundtrack.

Paws, Claws, Tales and Roars

Cooper Gallery

Paws, Claws, Tales and Roars

Join Mama G In our enchanted forest to experience a magical, interactive performance of Brian Wildsmith’s new book.

Sanctuary of Colour - Wombwell

Wombwell

Sanctuary of Colour - Wombwell

Come and spend some time with Sanctuary of Colour, a vibrant sculptural art installation made using repurposed furniture, paint and an ambient soundtrack.

Barnsley Archives & Local Studies

Experience Barnsley

Barnsley Archives & Local Studies

Free one-to-one 30-minute sessions for a beginner’s guide to family history, introducing you to various online resources such as the Ancestry, Findmypast and British Newspaper Archive websites.

Retro Robin Fair - 15 Sept

Cannon Hall

Retro Robin Fair - 15 Sept

Ethical Fairs considering our carbon footprint. Everything is upcycled, recycled, retro, vintage and hand made.

Retro Robin Fair - 10 Nov

Cannon Hall

Retro Robin Fair - 10 Nov

Ethical Fairs considering our carbon footprint. Everything is upcycled, recycled, retro, vintage and hand made.