Barnsley Civic Trust is an independent, non political, voluntary organisation made up of local people who live or work in Barnsley or run a local business.
We speak up for local people and help local people have a voice and influence local developments.
We work to make Barnsley and its surroundings more attractive and distinctive.
Author Archives: Barnsley Civic Trust
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
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.
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
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
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
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
Barnsley Civic Trust members dine out together about every six weeks. Here we are enjoying a meal at Barnsley’s 1 Momento in November. The next meal is at The Glass House on Thursday 14 December. If you would like to … Continue reading
Great news that Light Lines – the artwork that commemorates the 300 Barnsley soldiers who fell on the first day of The Battle of The Somme – will have a permanent home in Churchfields Peace Gardens opposite St Mary’s Church. … Continue reading