End of June 2018 – Celebrations

The End of June 2018 was marked by a series of fascinating and impressive events, part of the Experience Barnsley Festival, arranged to celebrate the 5th anniversary of the opening of Experience Barnsley, museum and discovery centre which has really transformed how local people access and experience the cultural heritage of Barnsley.

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New research reveals higher death toll for 1866 Oaks Colliery Disaster – Dearne Valley Landscape Partnership


A team of local volunteer researchers have revealed a higher death toll for 1866 Oaks Colliery Disaster, than previously thought.

Read about the work of the Oaks memorial group, supported by the Dearne Valley Landscape Partnership.