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.
Category Archives: Heritage
Barnsley’s historic streets, significant buildings sadly lost and those we should ensure do not disappear in the future. Continue reading
The Centenary Commemoration of the laying-up in St Mary’s of the Barnsley Pals Colours is being held on Sunday afternoon 2 June 2019. There will be a procession to the Cenotaph led by a colour party carrying the new replica … Continue reading
Joseph Bramah Annual Memorial Lecture ‘Glass Making in South Yorkshire – its History and Technology’ by Hugh Willmott. Dr Hugh Willmott is a Senior Lecturer in Archaeology at Sheffield University and is an inspirational speaker. The talk is open to … Continue reading
Great talk on Tuesday 26 February by Fred Thompson and Philip Nuthall on the James Hudson Taylor trail in Barnsley and on Salem Church. We discusssed raising awareness of James Hudson Taylor and attracting more people to Barnsley to visit … Continue reading
James Hudson Taylor – a lad from Barnsley who in the 19th century became a missionary, went to China, and founded one of the largest movements in the world. Philip Nuttall and Fred Thompson from Barnsley’s James Hudson Taylor Group … Continue reading