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 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 on our download below for our April -June 2019 What's On guide.

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Thu 24th Jan - Sun 30th Jun

Cracking Ceramics! Makers and Making

Join us for more exciting discoveries from the amazing ceramics collection at the Museum. We start the year looking at ‘Makers and Making’ in new displays of different materials and decorating techniques, and some of the best known ceramic artists and companies of the last 150 years.

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Tue 14th May

Curator Tours of the De Morgan Collection

Curator Tours of the De Morgan Collection. Join De Morgan Foundation Curator Sarah Hardy, as she discusses key themes in Evelyn De Morgan’s paintings to celebrate the centenary of this radical female artist’s death.

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Sat 18th May - Sun 19th May

Cannon at Cannon!

Join us for our annual Georgian living history event to celebrate the history of Cannon Hall, Park and Gardens.

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Fri 24th May

Glorious Pears

Join Author of The Book of Pears & The New Book of Apples, Dr Joan Morgan, for an insightful look into pears and be the first to preview Pears & Apples Exhibition.

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