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Artists bring a splash of colour to Barnsley 

Vibrant and colourful artworks made from recycled furniture will travel around Barnsley raising a smile this summer.  Barnsley based artists, Lenny and Whale, will be bringing their latest exciting project ‘Sanctuary of Colour’ to six locations across the borough during … Continue reading

Tesco Stonger Starts – Vote for us!

We’re in the customer vote for the Tesco Stronger Starts scheme which gives projects like ours grants of up to £1,500.  We will use the Stronger Starts grant to replace much loved but now worn-out toys in Experience Barnsley with … Continue reading

New public art unveiled in Elsecar

Elsecar, an historic village in South Yorkshire, is home to a new stunning piece of public art unveiled on Thursday, 30 May,  celebrating the history of the historic village and beauty of the Trans Pennine Trail  Industrious Revolutions, a life … Continue reading

Live History Event at Elsecar Heritage Centre

A unique interactive experience of the past  Live History is a theatre company that specialises in creating immersive shows that bring history to life, using actors, costumes, props, and puzzles to recreate the stories of people who lived in different … Continue reading

‘Know Your Neighbourhood’ project

Barnsley Museums and Heritage Trust was awarded funding from Historic England as part of the ‘Know Your Neighbourhood’ program, to deliver activities aimed at tackling loneliness and social isolation, building on the work of the Eldon Street High Street Heritage … Continue reading

Medieval Mayhem

Head to Monk Bretton Priory on the 18th or 19th May to explore life from the 12th Century onwards.  Find out about how battles were fought and won, how armour and weaponry developed through the ages. Learn about the lives … Continue reading