What's On

Cannon Hall has a lively programme of events that run throughout the year. Families come to make clay sculptures, hunt ghosts, view art installations and experience outdoor theatre performances.

A highlight of Yorkshire’s food calendar is Pear Day, a popular event in September celebrating Cannon Hall’s annual pear harvest. With craft, activities, stalls and entertainment this is an exciting event for the whole family.

Tickets for events can be purchased online at shop.barnsley-museums.com.


Events are subject to change or cancellation. If an event is cancelled due to circumstances beyond our control refunds will be considered on a case-by-case basis. If an event is cancelled in advance by BMBC a full refund will be offered. 

Refunds are not available on events tickets bought by mistake or due to changes in circumstance, if contacted more than 14 days before the event tickets can be swapped for another time/event or transferred. Please contact us for details

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Sat 27th May - Sun 4th Jun

Drop in Wand Making

Call into the hall and make your own glittering wand, then take it outside with you and discover the new hidden fairy grotto in ‘Fairyland’, see if you can use it to cast magical spells!

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Sat 17th Jun - Sun 18th Jun

Cawthorne Open Garden Weekend

Saturday and Sunday, the 17th and 18th June 2017, visitors will be flocking to the picturesque village of Cawthorne in South Yorkshire for the Open Gardens event

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