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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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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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