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Worsbrough Mill and Country Park receives lifeline grant from Government’s £1.57bn Culture Recovery Fund

Almost 450 heritage organisations in England, including Worsbrough Mill and Country Park have been awarded cash from the first round of the Culture Recovery Fund for Heritage ?Grants of up to £1 million will deliver a lifeline for the heritage sector in England with further support to follow and larger grants for capital projects awarded through the Heritage Stimulus Fund ?First major tranche of funding from the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund

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Barnsley Museums shortlisted for volunteer team of the year

Barnsley Museums are delighted to announce that one of its volunteer groups have been shortlisted for the Museums + Heritage Award, in the category ‘Volunteer Team of Year’. The award highlights the outstanding contribution volunteers make to the sector by giving up their time in support of arts and culture. It is also an opportunity to show appreciation for their hard work and dedication.

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Set up your stall at Worsbrough Mill’s Christmas market

There is an exciting and unique opportunity for stall holders at the new Worsbrough Mill Christmas market. To launch the festive event at the well-loved visitor attraction, Worsbrough Mill is offering stall holders a onetime only opportunity to stand at the market free of charge.

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The internationally famous Caravan Gallery shines a spotlight on Wombwell

Barnsley Museums have invited artists and photographers Jan Williams and Chris Teasdale to bring their unique mobile gallery to the streets of Wombwell. Their bright yellow caravan - a lovingly reincarnated1969 Bluebird Europe - will make its Wombwell debut on the High Street next to Gabby’s Florists on Saturday 14 September during the Heritage Open Day weekend. Further market day appearances will follow over the course of a month.

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Buns on the Run in Barnsley

Children and community groups in Barnsley will be given the opportunity to learn traditional baking skills this Autumn thanks to lottery funding. Barnsley Museums & Heritage Trust has secured a £10,000 grant for Worsbrough Mill Museum & Country Park via the National Lottery’s Awards for All scheme to deliver the ‘Buns on the Run’ community project.

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