Barnsley City of Sanctuary: School Art Competition


24th November 2021 saw the worst drowning disaster in the Channel of refugees trying to find a safe place. Children across the borough were encouraged to create a lasting memorial. Their amazing art work and poetry will be display in the museum throughout June.


Thank you to all the children and schools who took part;

Penistone St John's Primary School

Greenfield Primary School

Wombwell Parkside Primary School

Springwell Academy

Worsbrough Common Primary School


Don't worry if you can't get to the museum during June, all the artwork and poetry will be shared in a new blog released during Refugee Week


Barnsley City of Sanctuary website