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
Barnsley Civic Trust has suspended its schedule of committee and other meetings as a result of the escalation in the Covid-19 virus situation and the strengthened advice from central government. We will stay in touch online and continue to comment … Continue reading
During a period extending over the late 18th, 19th and 20th centuries, a series of wonderful artists emerged in Barnsley. Barnsley Art on Your Doorstep, a project running from 2012-2014, explored and showcased this rich and very often forgotten aspect … Continue reading
Barnsley Pals Colours Project – a talk by Jane Ainsworth on Monday 17 February and another talk on a Barnsley Building Family at War on Monday 24 February.
A new Friends group is being set up for St Mary’s in Barnsley town centre. It’s for people interested in the history of St Mary’s, a grade II* listed church in the centre of Barnsley, and in caring for and … Continue reading
A South Yorkshire Industrial History Society talk on “The Barnsley Canal and The Aire and Calder Navigation” by Graham Hague is taking place in Barnsley. Date Tuesday 26th November 2019 at 7.00 pm.The Friends Meeting House, Western Street, Barnsley, S70 … Continue reading
At the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month Barnsley remembers. Horizon school students gather to read the names of former Holgate school students who died in the first world war. 100 years since the first date … Continue reading
The wait is over, the photographs from the Retail Awards have arrived. We had a fantastic evening and once again congratulations to all the Winners and Runner Ups. The photos are all on display on our Barnsley Civic Trust Facebook … Continue reading
It is 100 years since the first Remembrance Ceremony took place. The eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month was chosen to commemorate the Armistice following the First World War the year before. King George V introduced … Continue reading
The Barnsley Civic Trust’s executive committee met this last week to discuss future events and activities. We noted the initial feedback on the Retail Awards and the Presentation Event. Lots of positive comments – and thanks to Phyllis and Rebecca … Continue reading