Author Archives: Barnsley Civic Trust

Design of the Jumble lane railway crossing pedestrian bridge

A presentation on the design of the proposed new £5 million pedestrian bridge at the Jumble Lane railway crossing is taking place at a public meeting in September.   All are welcome on Monday 24th September at 7.00pm. Hope House Church … Continue reading

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Annual general meeting – 24 September 7pm

A short Annual General Meeting of Barnsley Civic Trust will precede the presentation on the design of the new railway crossing pedestrian bridge on Monday 24 September at Hope House Church, Blucher Street, Barnsley S70 2AP. 

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Dining out …

The date of the next BCT dining club meal is on Friday August 31st, 7.30pm, at The Garrison (Used to be Lucorum) on Hanson street opposite the Civic Hall. Contact Phyllis or Rebecca if you would like to join the … Continue reading

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Talks and short AGM – Thursday 7 June, 6.30pm Hope House Church Hall

Two interesting talks follow a short business session / annual general meeting. Sharron Sutton will talk about the development of the Museums and Arts service in Barnsley, and Paul Bennett will talk about the development of the new Library, somewhat … Continue reading

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Dining Club 11th May

Looking forward to our next dining club on Friday evening, 11th May. Get in touch with Rebecca or Phyllis if you would like to join in.

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‘Bramah, a tradition of engineering’ by John Bramah, 19 March

Each year South Yorkshire Industrial History Society holds the Joseph Bramah Lecture, sponsored by Barnsley Council, to commemorate the great engineer Joseph Bramah, who was born at Stainborough. This year the lecture is given by John Bramah and its theme … Continue reading

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What did Joseph Bramah – one of the Best of Barnsley – invent? Just do a bing image search to see the range of things that Joseph Bramah invented, not forgetting the beer pump. Thanks Doctor Ale for reminding us. … Continue reading

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Today’s (Sunday 18th March) Blue Plaque ceremony has been cancelled by the promoters due to the weather conditions and advice not to travel. Look out for a new date. We seem to be plagued by snow – this is the … Continue reading

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Come along to the Dining Club in 2018

The next Barnsley Civic Trust dining club event is on Friday 11th May. Contact Rebecca to book a place. Provisional Barnsley Civic Trust Dining Club dates for 2018: Friday 23rd February; Friday 11th May; Friday 6th July; Friday 17th August; Friday 28th September; Friday 9th … Continue reading

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Some of Barnsley Civic Trust members having a Christmas social meal.

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