1918: The Great War Ends

Experience Barnsley’s final exhibition to mark the centenary of the First World War will commemorate 1918 and the final few months of the conflict. The exhibition will tell the story of Barnsley and the Home Front. Opens on Saturday 27 October.

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Barnsley Museums Remembers the Great War

Experience Barnsley, the town’s award winning museum, will host their final exhibition in a trilogy remembering the First World War. The third instalment, ‘1918: The Great War Ends’, marks the 100 year anniversary of the end of the conflict and commemorates the last few months of the war.

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Archives on Tour - Local government in Hoylandswaine

Important historic records relating to the former Hoylandswaine Urban District Council have been carefully sorted, preserved and catalogued by Barnsley Archives and Local Studies team. The new records will be showcased for the very first time at a special event on Wednesday, 17 October.

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