What's On in February

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+.
http://www.barnsleycivic.co.uk/events/opus-7
Tickets: £12 / £10 conc
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+.
http://www.barnsleycivic.co.uk/events/coal-gary-clarke-company
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
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
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
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.
Voluntary Action Barnsley has started holding evening drop-in sessions every Wednesday between 5pm and 7pm at The Core for people who want to learn more about volunteering.

Beth Cooper, Community Volunteering Coordinator said, “We understand that lots of people who work full-time or are at school and college want to know about volunteering but can struggle to see us during office hours. This is why we are now holding a weekly drop-in on a Wednesday evening that allows people to turn up at a time that is convenient to them. We have lots of voluntary opportunities that are available in the evenings and weekends and we welcome anyone to come in to chat to us and ...read more
Do you know who your target audience is?

If not, you really should. By understanding who buys from you, you can make your life easier and increase your sales by targeting similar people who are more likely to become your customers. In this session, we will cover how to find out what influences and drives your target customer and how to use that information to your advantage. You will understand your buyer's persona.

Much more than a one-dimensional profile of the people you need to influence, or a map of their journey, actionable buyer personas reveal insights about your buyers’ decisions; the specific attitudes, concerns and criteria that drive prospective customers to choose you ...read more
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+.
http://www.barnsleycivic.co.uk/events/horace-and-the-yeti-jack-dean
Making Instagram and Pinterest work for your business
Social media is a fantastic way to reach customers and a lot of businesses have the big two, Facebook and Twitter, covered. But there are other platforms out there, each targeting a different set of potential customers. This session will focus on how Pinterest and Instagram can work for your business, what they can and can't do and top practical tips on how to get the most out of them.

Meet SMS UK Ltd
SMS UK Ltd is a Barnsley based company specialising in helping companies with all their social media platforms. Offering consultancy, out sourcing and training, weather you're a sole trader or a business with hundreds of staff, SMS UK Ltd will be able ...read more
Robbie Williams Tribute Night
The Ultimate Robbie Williams Tribute Night at The Academy Theatre Birdwell Barnsley.
Widely regarded as one of the finest tributes to Robbie Williams.

AJ as Robbie will perform the show at the venue on Saturday 20th February, in a show featuring the greatest hits including Rock DJ, Angels, Candy, She’s The One, Come Undone and many more.

AJ as Robbie recreates the full Robbie Williams experience, live on stage! With audiences regularly commenting that nobody sounds closer.

This energetic tribute brings to you a wonderful tribute to one of the best-selling artists of all time.
BBC 'Victorian Bakers' behind the scenes.
An evening with Barnsley's famous baker John Foster who starred in the BBC series 'Victorian Bakers'. Watch excerpts from the series and hear stories and secrets from behind the scenes.
Tickets also available from Smiths Estate Agents, Regent Street, Barnsley.
Royston Animal Welfare Charity Auction
Charity Auction to help fund raise for animals in the Barnsley area. Bar and viewing from 6.30pm
Valrntine Punk Rockers Ball
Great Live Music from 3 local bands - the best of punk rock old and new.
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
Social media is a fantastic way to reach customers and a lot of businesses have the big two, Facebook and Twitter, covered. But there are other platforms out there, each targeting a different set of potential customers.

This session will focus on how Pinterest and Instagram can work for your business, what they can and can't do and top practical tips on how to get the most out of them.

Meet SMS UK Ltd
SMS UK Ltd is a Barnsley based company specialising in helping companies with all their social media platforms. Offering consultancy, out sourcing and training, weather you're a sole trader or a business with hundreds of staff, SMS UK Ltd ...read more
open mic
Fri 19th Feb at 9:00am
open mic night for all musicians and singers
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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Macbeth
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+.
http://www.barnsleycivic.co.uk/events/macbeth-out-of-chaos
Tech Tuesday: Who are your customers and how to find more
Do you know who your target audience is?

If not, you really should. By understanding who buys from you, you can make your life easier and increase your sales by targeting similar people who are more likely to become your customers. In this session, we will cover how to find out what influences and drives your target customer and how to use that information to your advantage. You will understand your buyer's persona.

Much more than a one-dimensional profile of the people you need to influence, or a map of their journey, actionable buyer personas reveal insights about your buyers’ decisions; the specific attitudes, concerns and criteria that drive prospective customers to choose you ...read more
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