Northern Soul

A portrait of an alternative England Northern Soul is artist Ian Scott Massie’s search for the personality of the North. From his home in the Yorkshire Dales, Ian has travelled the length of the North trying to capture the character of the places he finds.

De Morgan Collection

On display in the hall is a hand-picked selection of artworks from the De Morgan Collection. It is an unparalleled collection of work by the late 19th and early 20th century ceramicist William De Morgan and his artist wife Evelyn Pickering De Morgan.

Weddings

Cannon Hall is a unique venue for weddings and civil partnerships and the perfect setting for your special day. Fantastic photo opportunities can be found both inside the Hall and in the landscaped gardens.

Parks for People Project

Cannon Hall Museum, Park and Gardens has secured earmarked funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund for major improvements and conservation work around the gardens and park, including the restoration of Cannon Hall's Georgian lakes.

Venue Hire

Many of the beautiful spaces are available to hire for events as well as the gorgeous Cottage Gardens and parklands.

Learning

Our museums give children of all ages the opportunity to discover new things and feel inspired. Young people like museum visits as they help improve relationships with classmates and teachers, giving them the chance to get to know each other better in a unique environment.

Cannon Hall Museum Park & Gardens


Cannon Hall is a stunning Georgian country house museum set in 70 acres of historic parkland and beautiful landscaped gardens. 


It is the perfect day out for all the family.

Events & Exhibitions

Collections

Latest News

Cannon Hall Museum, Park and Gardens successful in grant application

? Cannon Hall Museum, Park and Gardens successful in grant application 14 January 2019 Cannon Hall Museum, Park and Gardens are delighted to announce that they have been awarded £60,000 from the DCMS/Wolfson Museums and Galleries Improvement Fund 2018-20. The money will be used in conjunction with the Cracking Ceramics! project, run through previously secured funding from the Esmée Fairbairn Collections Fund and delivered through the Museums Association to create new access and interpretation of the Museum’s outstanding collections.

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Pet crematorium to open in much-loved Cannon Hall Park

A pet crematorium will open at Cannon Hall later this month. The crematorium at the side of Cannon Hall’s walled gardens, will provide individual cremations for pets in a secluded area of the park, which is hidden away from public view.

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Cannon Hall’s lakes transformed to former Georgian glory

Over the last year, Barnsley Museums have worked with contractor, Ebsford Environmental to carefully desilt the parks historical lakes, transforming them back to their Georgian splendour. Alongside the visual improvements, work was undertaken to improve the water quality to encourage more aquatic habitats and increase local biodiversity.

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