What's On in February

Barnsley Hospice Ladies Lunch
Come along to Barnsley Hospice Ladies Lunch event on Saturday 27th February 2016.

Martyn Johnson, a local author from Wentworth will be the Guest Speaker. Martyn has published three books, What's tha up to? which reached the top 10 Sunday Times Best Sellers List, and What's tha up to nah? and What's tha up to this time?

The Ladies Luncheon will take place at the Holiday Inn, Barnsley from 12:00 noon for 12:30pm.

Tickets are available to be purchased from Barnsley Hospice for £22 and include a two course lunch.

For more information and to book a place, contact Barnsley Hospice Community Fundraising on 01226 244 244 or ...read more
Stones in His Pockets
The Multi Award Winning Comedy by Marie Jones - Directed by T J Brett and Mary Creasey

Following a sell-out run on Broadway, four and a half years in the West End and on tour, the worldwide sensation Stones in His Pockets returns to The Lamproom Theatre. Don’t miss this hilarious and moving tale of a quiet Irish community turned upside down by the arrival of a Hollywood movie shoot.

Universally loved by all who see it, Stones in His Pockets is brought to life by two highly talented actors who play 15 characters between them - from the two cheeky lads intent on stardom to a Hollywood Goddess!

Treat yourself ...read more
Royston Animal Welfare Charity Auction
Charity Auction to help fund raise for animals in the Barnsley area. Bar and viewing from 6.30pm
Thu 25th Feb at 7:30pm
  • Category:Events
  • Venue:The Civic
  • Entry:£12.00
  • Next Date:Thu 25th Feb at 7:30pm
The multi-award winning creators of Unmythable and Norsesome take on their greatest challenge yet. All the drama, intrigue and madness of Macbeth in 80 high-octane minutes; more than 30 characters brilliantly and boldly brought to life by just two actors. Recommended age 12+.
  • Category:Events
  • Venue:The Civic
  • Entry:£2.00
  • Next Date:Fri 12th Feb at 10:00am
Join artist Ellie Meredith to create giant charcoal drawings and see your doodles to come life through animation. Work on your own or with friends, the subject of the animation is up to you. Wear old clothes. Recommended age 7+.
open mic
Fri 19th Feb at 9:00am
open mic night for all musicians and singers
Valentines Fayre
We are holding an Avon stall (party) on Tuesday 9th February between 9 - 4.30pm and you're ALL invited.
The venue is at:
Park Spring Road
S72 7GX
There will be various products on offer and if anyone would like to know more about the business then this is the place to be.
There will be all different kinds of craft stalls too.
We would love you all to be there!!!
All Barnsley Football Club home league games.

Bring your child along to our coaching clubs here at Reds in the Community. The coaching clubs are available for boys and girls aged between 5 to 14 years.

The sessions are designed for young players that want to develop their skills but more importantly want to have fun! Sessions are led by experienced, qualified coaches in a safe and friendly environment.

What you get:
2 hours of football coaching from our FA qualified coaches
McDonalds Lunch
Supervised entry to and throughout the game
Lots of fun!

All our staff are FA qualified and DBS checked.
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Sat 13th Feb at 8:00pm
  • Category:Events
  • Venue:The Civic
  • Entry:£14.00
  • Next Date:Sat 13th Feb at 8:00pm
Voted ‘Best Live Act 2013’ & ’Best Folk Band 2012‘ at the Scots Trad Music Awards; Scottish five-piece Breabach deliver a thrilling and unique brand of contemporary folk music that has earned them international recognition on the world and roots music scene as one of the UK’s most dynamic and exciting bands.
Alexander's Charity Ball
Fri 19th Feb at 7:00pm
  • Category:Events
  • Venue:Anywhere
  • Entry:£60.00
  • Next Date:Fri 19th Feb at 7:00pm
Our 6th Annual Charity Ball in memory of our son Alexander who died Suddenly and Unexpectedly in 2007 Aged 17 months

We are raising money for The Lullaby Trust a Charity who supports families like our own but who also fund research projects to one day find an answer to Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

This year sees The Ball move back to South Yorkshire being held in Magna's Big Hall on Friday 19th February 2016

Tickets are £60 per head and include a reception drink, 3 course meal, music and entertainment and we are very proud to announce Barnsley's very own Miss Stephanie Hirst as our hostess for the ...read more
Horace and The Yeti
Sun 14th Feb at 2:30pm
  • Category:Events
  • Venue:The Civic
  • Entry:£7.00
  • Next Date:Sun 14th Feb at 2:30pm
Sunday 14 February - Monday 15 February, 2.30pm (Sun) & 1.30pm (Mon)

Victorian adventurer Horace has made an unlikely friend in the legendary Yeti. Together they head off on a journey through the valley of Shangri-La, where mythical beasts live hidden from humanity. But Horace has to make a choice: personal glory or saving the natural world? Recommended age 3+.
Opus 7 (Circa Tscuica)
Fri 26th Feb at 7:30pm
  • Category:Events
  • Venue:The Civic
  • Entry:£12.00
  • Next Date:Fri 26th Feb at 7:30pm
A company of cracking musicians and daredevil acrobats, Circa Tsuica serve a cocktail of funky brass beats and wild physical feats. As the performers play a joyous blend of ripping rhythms they show off their outrageous circus skills without dropping a note - or each other! With guest appearances from the Frumptarn Guggenband and Barnsley Town Concert Band. Recommended age 5+.
Tickets: £12 / £10 conc
  • Category:Events
  • Venue:The Civic
  • Entry:£2.50
  • Next Date:Tomorrow at 10:00am
Love drawing cartoons and creating new characters? Have you ever tried to write a funny story for those characters?
Come and work with author and illustrator Liz Million and you will have great fun chuckling, drawing and learning about everything cartoony. Recommended age 6+.
COAL (Gary Clarke)
Fri 19th Feb at 7:30pm
  • Category:Events
  • Venue:The Civic
  • Entry:£12.00
  • Next Date:Fri 19th Feb at 7:30pm
Marking the 30th anniversary of the end of the 1984/5 British miners’ strike, award winning choreographer Gary Clarke proudly presents COAL, a riveting dance theatre show which takes an nostalgic look at the hard hitting realities of life at the coal face. Strong, powerful and emotive, COAL explores the darker underbelly of the mining industry unearthing the true nature and body wrecking demands of a working class industry now almost forgotten. Bringing together Clarke’s striking physical language performed by a company of 7 high class dancers, a local community cast of women and a live colliery brass band, COAL is an emotional, moving and ever-relevant exploration of community, solidarity and survival. Recommended age 12+.
Film Night: The Grace Card
The Grace Card illustrates the everyday opportunities that people have to rebuild relationships and heal deep wounds by extending and receiving God’s grace.

At the film's centre is Bill "Mac" McDonald, an embittered cop still fighting through the pain and regret of his young son's death nearly 17 years ago. The casualties of his pain include his wife Sara and another son, Blake, who also carry years of burden. Everything is falling apart for Mac: He continues to be passed over for promotion, his marriage is a shell of true relationship, and Blake is experimenting with drugs and failing his senior year of high school. And in Mac's view, the bad news got worse when he is ...read more
An Adult Comedy Evening with Billy Pearce
Billy Pearce returns to The Lamproom for an adult evening of comedy.

National treasure, and without doubt one of Britain's most talented and best loved comedians, Billy Pearce emerged from the ...fertile talent fields of Butlins in the mid 1980's. Multi Award winner Billy, has won just about every comedy award going, including a British comedy award, Solo comedian of the year, and Best television comedy newcomer at the London Palladium.

Billy, who was born in Leeds, Yorkshire, first came to National prominence when he appeared in Central TV’s top talent show 'New Faces', winning his heat and qualifying for the final. His impact was immediate and he was quickly snapped up ...read more
The Shaduows
Fri 19th Feb at 7:30pm
The Shaduows
After their successful appearance at The Academy last year join The Shaduows for a nostalgic trip back to the 60's and 70's.
Featuring all the big hits of Cliff and The Shadows and many more classics from the age that changed the sound of pop music.
Attila The Stockbroker
Singer-songwriter and pioneer performance poet, Attila has fought injustice all his life, including benefit gigs during The Miners' Strike and for ‘Rock Against Racism’. His work tackles serious issues but he'll make you laugh when he delivers it!


“And then, one day, I got myself a stage name. A stage name that, on its own, got me fifty per cent of my earliest gigs outside Harlow, all my early media coverage and entries in ‘silly band name’ lists all over the world, alongside the likes of Death By Milkfloat and Half Man Half Biscuit.

To this day, it still raises a smile everywhere I go. ...read more
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