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Pet crematorium to open in Cannon Hall Park

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A pet crematorium will open at Cannon Hall in Barnsley next month. The crematorium at the side of Cannon Hall’s walled gardens, will provide individual cremations for pets in a secluded area of the park, which is hidden away from public view. The bespoke service is being delivered by Barnsley Council which owns and operates Cannon… Read more »



Colour artist Liz West back at The Civic, where it all began

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Renowned colour field artist Liz West is to return to her home-town for what will be the first major retrospective of her work. Colour Field will include Our Spectral Vision, which was originally commissioned by Natural History Museum, London and Our Colour Wheel, a project that explores the different perceptions of colour by people from… Read more »


‘One Great Day’ at the Alhambra Centre!

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The Alhambra Shopping Centre in Barnsley is set to host ‘One Great Day’ of fund-raising fun for all the family to enjoy. The spectacular follows similar successful events that have taken place the last four years, that have raised more than £15,000 for charity. This year the funds raised will be split between One Great… Read more »


New dance show about women’s rugby to premier in Barnsley

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A dramatic story of women’s rugby told through a mix of contemporary and Indian dance will be shown for the first time in Barnsley this March. Not afraid of a challenge, Yorkshire choreographer Balbir has created dance pieces for the ice rinks, swimming pools and works performed on bikes. Now he is embarking on a… Read more »


Reds’ legend to return to Oakwell for Hospice fund-raiser

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Barnsley FC legend Gerry Taggart will return to Oakwell with tales from the dressing room at Barnsley Hospice’s Sporting Dinner next month. Taggart made 250 appearances for the Reds in the 1990s, impressing fans with his defending skills during five years at Barnsley, as well as breaking into the Northern Ireland national team. Gerry will… Read more »


New British film to be screened at The Civic

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Barnsley Civic is delighted to host an early screening of a very British new film, Last Laugh by John Godber. This black comedy / family drama follows a college lecturer, Martin Dawson, played by Nick Figgis, and his hope to escape from obscurity by having a screenplay made into a film. With iconic Yorkshire scenery… Read more »



Your chance to rant about world issues

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Two Yorkshire poets will host a workshop for people in Barnsley to rant about issues affecting the world today. The ‘All the King’s Horses’ event, with poets Matt Abbott and Ray Hearne (pictured) takes place on Saturday 18 November as part of Hear My Voice – a literary programme encouraging people to express themselves using… Read more »