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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 »



International record cover award comes to Barnsley

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This Saturday, Best Art Vinyl, an international award celebrating the best in record cover design, comes to Barnsley as part of an exciting new exhibition featuring a host of renowned names from the world of music, art, design and photography. Now in its 12th year, Best Art Vinyl is a unique award celebrating record cover… Read more »


The Civic to host re-telling of a masterpiece

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Debs Newbold, described by Bestival producer Becky Burchell as ‘the best storyteller in all the kingdoms’, comes to The Civic this season with a re-telling of King Lear, the classic tale of betrayal, in her own unique and modern style. Dark and challenging, epic and shocking, human and uplifting, this explosive version of the legend… Read more »


Barnsley business people urged to back ‘Night at the Museum’ fund-raising dinner

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Business people in Barnsley are being urged to back a charity fund-raising dinner to help safeguard the town’s heritage. Singer-songwriter Kate Rusby, poet laureate Ian McMillan, and author Joanne Harris will entertain guests at the ‘Night at the Museum’ dinner on Thursday 9 November at The Ironworks, Elsecar Heritage Centre. The event has been organised… Read more »


Ed Byrne to Stand Up at The Civic

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The Civic is to host a top comedy act as Ed Byrne comes to Barnsley town centre for side-splitting observational comedy. Ed (pictured) returns to the road this year with his biggest ever tour to date and his brand new show Spoiler Alert. He says; “I originally intended to call the show “I’ll Millennial You… Read more »


Last chance to enter garden competition

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Time is running out if you want to enter the Berneslai Homes and Barnsley in Bloom annual garden competition. The closing date for the competition, which is open to all tenants and residents of Barnsley, is Friday, 14 July. The different categories include a general and Over 60s section consisting of best garden best planter/basket… Read more »



Double your money donations for The Civic

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The Civic is asking supporters to take advantage of a one-off initiative from Localgiving. From 10am till midnight, people will be able to see one off donations of up to £25 doubled, to celebrate Fundraising Day on 22 June, which is a part of Small Charity Week 2017. Helen Ball, CEO of The Civic, said:… Read more »