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 by searching for us on Eventbrite

Events

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.

For information about forthcoming events taking place at Cannon Hall and other Barnsley Museum sites please click here for our 2018 Summer/Autumn What's On guide.


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Sat 24th Mar 2018 - Sun 24th Feb 2019

Cracking Ceramics!

Have you ever wondered what is hiding in the museum store rooms at Cannon Hall? This spring is your opportunity to find out with brand new displays of colourful, imaginative and skilful ceramics to enjoy.

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Wed 19th Sep

Picturing the Park

Enjoy drawing? Love the outdoors? Join us once a month to try your hand at drawing our beautiful and historic gardens and grounds.

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Sun 23rd Sep

Pear Day

Join our fabulous staff, volunteers and Friends of Cannon Hall for a delightful day in the countryside and taste some of our historic pear varieties from trees over 200 years old!

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Sun 23rd Sep

Tours of the Site

Learn about the work on the lakes, peer into our amazing Plunge Pool, and see the changes taking shape in our historic Walled Garden.

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Sat 6th Oct

Autumn Oak Leaf

As part of Cracking Ceramics exploration, the museum is embarking on an ambitious mass art project this autumn to celebrate the beauty of the park.

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Thu 11th Oct

Curator Tours of the De Morgan Collection

Sarah Hardy, Curator of the De Morgan collection will give half-hour tours in ‘A Family of Artists’ exhibition, introducing you to the work of ceramicist William De Morgan and painter Evelyn De Morgan and explaining their family links to Cannon Hall.

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Sat 13th Oct

Autumn Oak Leaf

As part of Cracking Ceramics exploration, the museum is embarking on an ambitious mass art project this autumn to celebrate the beauty of the park.

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Sat 20th Oct

Autumn Oak Leaf

As part of Cracking Ceramics exploration, the museum is embarking on an ambitious mass art project this autumn to celebrate the beauty of the park.

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