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"A Cushion of Mist" Film
We've been delighted to have worked with the School of English from The University of Sheffield as part of their research project into the writing of…
DVLP Artist Commissions
The DVLP has an exciting opportunity for artists to work on a unique project in the Dearne Valley
The next DVLP Celebration Supper is 13th September 2017
The next DVLP Celebration Supper will now take place on Wednesday 13th September at Elsecar Heritage Centre from 6.30pm.
Barnsley Butterfly Atlas
We are mapping Barnsley's Butterflies and need more records to produce a detailed atlas of all butterflies in Barnsley since the year 2000.
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…