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Barnsley Main Colliery Day Books

During 2023, Barnsley Archives and Local Studies received over 50 new collections of archives. This included the successful purchase at auction of an important series of Day Books which originated from the former Barnsley Main Colliery. They were compiled by … Continue reading
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Christmas Events At Barnsley Museums

24th November 2023
Cannon Hall Museum, Park and Gardens  Cannon Hall Museum looks absolutely wonderful decorated for Christmas; best of all, it’s absolutely free to visit!  Whilst you’re there, see if you can find all of the 12 Days of Christmas objects on … Continue reading
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Town Centre Christmas Events

Christmas Market The Christmas Market is returning to Barnsley town centre for the first time in almost ten years! The Glass Works Square will come alive with over 55 festive stalls. The market will make Christmas shopping easy with a … Continue reading
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Conservation Corner

Barnsley Museums and Heritage Trust have supported a number of conservation projects at Cannon Hall Museum over the last few months.  The latest item to be returned after conservation is a cocuswood cabinet dating to the 1670s.  Cabinets on stands like … Continue reading
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