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Discovering the Dearne Valley Woodlands
People in the Dearne Valley are being urged to make the most of their local woodlands via a new woodland engagement project, exploring the local wildlife…
When the Oaks Fired
In 2016 we marked the 150th anniversary of the Oaks Colliery Disaster, the worst in English history, with an exhibition at Experience Barnsley.
Barnsley Celebrates it's 200,000th Wildlife Record!
Barnsley Biological Records Centre (BBRC) celebrated the uploading of its 200,000th record on Tuesday 31 January in Elsecar park and Local Nature Reserve.
Victorian mining in Barnsley brought to life
England’s worst ever mining disaster has been brought to life using cutting edge 3D technology.
Oaks Colliery Disaster Anniversary
150 years after the worst mining disaster in English history the community of Barnsley has come together to remember and reflect.
Remembering the Lives Lost in Barnsley Mining Disaster
The lives of almost 400 people lost in England’s worst mining catastrophe are to be remembered in a series of commemorative events in Barnsley in December. Research…
Winter Wildlife Workshops
Join us for an exciting range of winter workshops in the Dearne throughout November and December to finish off a fabulous year for the landscape partnership.
The Second DVLP Celebration Supper
The second of our Celebration Suppers - the chance to find out more about what the DVLP has being doing and learn about the work of…
Oaks Colliery in Virtual Reality
As part of commemorations of the 150th anniversary of the Oaks Disaster the colliery is being built in full virtual reality.
The First DVLP "Celebration Supper"
The first DVLP "Celebration Supper " was a resounding success and more are planned.