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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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Sizzling Summer Holidays

Barnsley Museums have an action-packed six weeks planned for the summer holidays. View the new interactive What’s On Guide to find out more.

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Building Barnsley’s history brick by brick

Experience Barnsley Museum and Discovery Centre will be opening its new exhibition the Barnsley Brick Project on Saturday 28 July. Over 150 years ago Barnsley had many brickworks that helped to construct the town’s buildings.

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Barnsley on Film returns

Due to outstanding demand, Barnsley on Film will be re-screened on Thursday 28 June at The Lamproom Theatre, Westgate, as part of the first Experience Barnsley Festival.

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Barnsley Museums to hold first Heritage Festival

Barnsley Museums will be holding its first ever heritage festival from Saturday 23 June to Saturday 30 June. Throughout the week there will be a variety of talks, films, workshops, and activities to celebrate the borough’s proud and exciting past.

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