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The Hidden Art of Barnsley -a talk

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

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February talks – Library @ the Lightbox

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.

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St Mary’s Church Friends Group

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

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Barnsley Canal talk – Tuesday 26 November

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

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Armistice Day commemorations

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

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Barnsley Civic Trust Retail Awards – the photo’s!

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

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2019 Civic Remembrance ceremonies

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

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Barnsley Retail Awards 2019 – the results

What an amazing evening we had at the Shop Awards on Wednesday celebrating the fantastic shops and stalls we have in the Town Centre. Congratulations to all the Winners and Runner Ups.Ladies Fashion :  Winner – Labels for Less  Runner … Continue reading

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Barnsley Civic Trust Retail Awards

The excitement is growing, coming up on the evening of Wednesday 23 October is the Barnsley Civic Trust Retail Awards celebratory event. The businesses nominated for the top awards are being contacted with the winners announced that evening. Great news … Continue reading

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James Hudson Taylor guided walk – Tuesday 17 September

A red plaque trail commemorates the places that James Hudson Taylor would have known in Barnsley. That’s  James Hudson Taylor – a lad from Barnsley who in the 19th century became a missionary, went to China, and founded one of the … Continue reading

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