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Sax legend Snake Davis to host a night at The Civic

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The sax man on over 400 records and many classic hits, Snake Davis is to host a night at The Civic. Davis has worked with some of the world’s biggest acts including Take That, Lisa Stansfield, The Eurythmics, George Michael, Ray Charles, Tom Jones and of course, M People, to name just a few. The… Read more »


Meet Fred, the prejudice-fighting puppet

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Following a sell-out run at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2016, Hijinx (Cardiff) in association with Blind Summit (London) are bringing Meet Fred to The Civic on Thursday 4 May. Meet Fred is a snapshot into the life of a potty-mouthed puppet with a feisty personality who fights prejudice every day.  It also carries a… Read more »


Royal Photographic Society medal winners to feature in exhibition at The Civic

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An unmissable eclectic exhibition celebrating photographers from across the globe opens at The Civic on Saturday, 22 April. Taking the form of a competition, with entries submitted from both amateur and professional photographers throughout the world, The Royal Photographic Society’s International Print Exhibition will run for six weeks, closing on Saturday, 3 June. Finalists and… Read more »


It’s all Geek to me – not to mention Steampunk and Goth!

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The Spring Apothecarium is to return to The Civic on Saturday 15th April. On that day The Gallery at The Civic will celebrate all things steampunk, goth and geek with the reappearance of the popular alternative craft market, which will feature stalls from around the regions selling handmade crafts, photography, jewellery and cosmetics. The latest… Read more »


Finnish trio’s family hit show bound for Civic

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This spring, Circus Evolution brings Race Horse Company, an acclaimed company of Finnish circus artists, to The Civic with their latest hit show for families with young children. In 2008, three fearless Finnish acrobats, Petri Tuominen, Rauli Kosonen and Kalle Lehto, set up Race Horse Company to create a new brand of uncompromising and personal… Read more »



Elsecar and Wentworth to receive £1.2 million funding

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A partnership created by the councils of Barnsley and Rotherham has won a grant of  £1.2 million, to deliver activities focused on the rich heritage stories of the villages of Elsecar and Wentworth. The funding has been sourced from the Great Place Scheme, a pilot project, which has two main aims. The first is to… Read more »




Broadcasting legend coming to The Civic

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Broadcasting legend Danny Baker has announced that he will be going on tour for the first time ever in his illustrious and varied career when he presents ‘Cradle To The Stage’ at The Civic, Barnsley, on Friday 17 March. Says Danny: “The stage has always been my first love. Let me put that another way…. Read more »