Showbiz

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 »


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 »



LIVE in Barnsley provides showcase for local musical talent

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Michael Dugher, MP for Barnsley East, and former Number One selling artist Feargal Sharkey, are calling on local musicians to showcase their talents at this year’s LIVE in Barnsley music festival. The popular festival is taking place  on Saturday 17th June, and applications to perform can now be made online at the LIVE in Barnsley website…. Read more »


Wheelers’ racing season off to a flying start

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Birdwell Wheelers’ racing season got off to a flying start last weekend. On Saturday, in the first event at the new cycle circuit at Sandal, Shaun Dolby rode in the 40 lap Category 2/3/4 race organised by Barnsley Road Club. Two riders went away from the off and stayed away for the whole race. At… Read more »


Brassed off spin-off at The Civic

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Moved By Art Brass Remade, an exciting multi-disciplinary arts project, comes to The Civic in March. Following on from the success of previous Moved By Art projects, Moved By Art Brass ReMade enthuses and engages artists, young people, the local and wider community in appreciation, exploration, collaboration and creation of high quality mixed genre brass-related… Read more »



Folk star John ‘Squeezy’ Spiers calls in at The Civic

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John Spiers, known better in folk circles as Squeezy, has made a name for himself as one of the leading squeezebox players of his generation – and you can catch him at The Civic on Friday, 24 February. Well known for his long-standing duo partnership with Jon Boden in the formidable Spiers & Boden, as… Read more »


First-time playwrights taking flight at The Civic

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Red Dragonfly Productions, the team behind the critically acclaimed ‘Diao Chan’ and ‘The Autumn of Han’, are to present an evening of new writing from first time playwrights at The Civic. Six months ago Red Dragonfly launched Taking Flight, a competition aimed at finding three new short plays from writers within the British East Asian,… Read more »


Witty double bill coming up at The Civic

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Gracefool Collective and Red Ladder Theatre Company are to present a witty double bill At The Civic. Convicts and Lunatics  spans one hundred years of wayward women and their dangerous ideas. It is an amusing and though- provoking double bill featuring Red Ladder Theatre Company’s critically acclaimed one-woman musical drama, followed by feminist comedy dance… Read more »