Showbiz

New works on show at The Civic in two double bills

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The Civic welcomes back its New Work Weekend in March. It takes place on Friday the 11th and Saturday the 12th and audiences can choose to buy an ‘Evening Ticket’ or a ‘Weekend Ticket’, depending on how much new work they want to see. The first show of Friday’s double bill tells the true story… Read more »



Barnsley brothers hit high note in Wedding Industry Awards

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Barnsley brothers Brett and Andrew Jackson have been voted ‘best men’ in their category at the Wedding Industry Awards. The duo, who run a Barnsley-based entertainment company, were the winners of the ‘Wedding Musical Act of the Year’ in the North East category and they received their award at the annual ceremony at Middleton Lodge,… Read more »


Barnsley gig for Post War Glamour Girls

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One of the most exciting bands to come out of Leeds in the last few years will be playing Barnsley Rock & Blues Venue on Saturday, 14th November. Since the release of their album ‘Pink Fur’ two years ago, Post War Glamour Girls (pictured) have earned support from Clash Magazine and NME, have been heavily praised by… Read more »



Variety back with a boom at The Civic

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Continuing to offer Barnsley a wide range of high-quality and diverse performance, The Civic welcomes a host of impressive dance, circus and cabaret variety acts in their Autumn/Winter season. Phoenix Dance Theatre proudly presents their trademark Mixed Programme 2015 featuring ‘four widely differing pieces show[ing] the Phoenix dancers at their elastic best’ (The Stage). A… Read more »





Radiohead star to appear at Cannon Hall Farm music festival

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The drummer and vocalist from world famous rock band Radiohead will be appearing at a music festival at Cannon Hall Farm in July. Philip Selway (pictured) will be singing at the Underneath the Stars Festival, at the Cawthorne venue, alongside US songwriting legend Mary Chapin Carpenter and international singer-songwriter Kate Rusby. The festival, which runs… Read more »