What's on inConisbrough


Welcome to Conisbrough

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Conisbrough - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Conisbrough to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Conisbrough

25
MAR
Cricketing Family Fun
Experience Barnsley

Join in our childrens activity sessions and learn new skills with cricketers from Barnsleys local clubs. There are creative activities for little ones too. This is a free drop in event donations are welcome. Come and enjoy. Please visit www.experience‐barnsley.com for more…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01226 772500
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25
MAR
Ladies Lunch
Tankersley Manor

Our Guest Speaker is Sheila Dibnah. She tells us about her eccentric life with the nations favourite steeplejack; Dr Fred Dibnah MBE her late husband.Life With Steeplejack Fred is the story of Fred Dibnah seen through the eyes of his widow Sheila.…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01226 244244
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25
MAR
Miss Christmas UK is coming to Sheffield!
Bar and Beyond Sheffield

First Annual Miss Christmas UK Could You Be The Winner Of Miss Christmas Of SheffieldA brand new beauty and talent pageant is coming to: England Wales Scotland and Northern Ireland in 2017; to celebrate beauty talent and achievement with a challenge to…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01223 666929
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25
MAR
Sharrow Folk Festival
Hagglers Corner

Saturday: Free afternoon session ‐ in the new downstairs bar 2‐6 p.m. Ticketed evening session ‐ 2 stages 7.30 p.m.‐1a.m.Sunday:Free afternoon session ‐ in the new downstairs bar 2‐6 p.m. Ticketed evening session ‐ 2 stages 7.30 p.m.‐MidnightTicket Prices:On The Door: £7…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07977 618089
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25
MAR
UK No1. Diana Ross Tribute Live & Free at Grosveno
Grosvenor Casino Sheffield

Diana Ross Tameka Jackson Saturday 25th March Tameka Jacksons stunning tribute to Diana Ross has captivated audiences all over the world and in 2016 she was named the official UK No.1 at the National Tribute Music Awards. Emulating the powerhouse vocals of…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01142 757433
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26
MAR
1795 Newcomen Engine Open Days and Demonstrations
Elsecar Heritage Centre

Come along discover the 1795 New Colliery and marvel at the Elsecar Great Engine built at the direction of Earl Fitzwilliam. The oldest steam engine still in its original location anywhere the engine is recognised to be one of the worlds greatest…

Location: 7.8 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01226 740203
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26
MAR
Gifts and Grub Fair
Elsecar Heritage Centre

Youll find over 120 stalls at this Gifts & Grub Food & Gift Fair in the Ironeworks selling everything from pies cakes and cheese to handmade craft and gift items A fun family day out with lots of tasty treats and crafts…

Location: 7.8 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01226 740203
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26
MAR
Guided Tours: The Earl’s Village of Iron and Coa
Elsecar Heritage Centre

Join our guides for a fascinating tour around the village. Discover what it meant to live and work in the Earls village of iron and coal. Imagine the power of the furnaces the bravery of our miners and grand splendour of Royal…

Location: 7.8 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01226 740203
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27
MAR
The Friends of Archives daytime social and talk
Experience Barnsley

Come along and join the Friends of Archives at their first social event of 2017. The Tasker Trust will be presenting a new slide show showing photographs of Barnsley from the past century.11am to 1pm£3 per person ‐ To book a place…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01226 772500
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27
MAR
The roller flour milling revolution in the UK
The Cooper Gallery

Joseph Bramah LectureSponsored by Barnsley Council and presented jointly with the South Yorkshire Industrial History Society to commemorate the great engineer Joseph Bramah who was born at Stainborough.7pm startAdmission free but donations appreciated…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01226 242905
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28
MAR
Rick Astley
Sheffield City Hall

With a career spanning over 25 years 80s pop icon and multi‐million selling artist Rick Astley has announced a full UK tour for October this year.…

Location: 11.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

31
MAR
DJ Q & Jamie Duggan DJ Set & Signing
hmv Sheffield High Street

For full event details please visit: hmv.cojjg3jY…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 03333 234754
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01
APR
Paul Carroll’s Music Hall Tavern
Sheffield Library Theatre

Whatever your age come along and join Mrs T and the girls from MHT this Spring for a truly magnificent night of dazzling costumes side splitting laughter and a cast of unique characters singing and dancing all night long.A feel‐good night that…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 675750
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APR
April Fools Comedy Festival Launch
The Cooper Gallery

April Fools Launch Night Get ready for some more top notch Comedy Funwith a mixed bill of some of the finest funniest anddelightfully excellent comedians around.Featuring the comedy nonsense of Howard Read heavy metal mayhem from Andrew ONeill and compered by one…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01226 327000
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APR
UK’s Premier Olly Murs Tribute by TotOlly Murs @
Grosvenor Casino Sheffield

As the UKs Premier Olly Murs tribute act Kirk has the voice the look and the charisma of the solo star himself. Kirk mirrors Ollys on‐stage confidence and covers all of his hits from the start of his career right up to…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01142 757433
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05
APR
Sophie Willan and Bobby Mair: Edinburgh Previews
Jocks Cavern

Sophie Willan: PreviewIn 2015 powerhouse Sophie Willans refreshingcomic style took her to several competition finalsincluding the Magners New Comedian of the Yearwhere she was crowned the winner. Both brutallyhonest and gloriously unpredictable Sophies stand up takes inspiration from her unusual lifeexperiences which…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01226 327000
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06
APR
Barnsley Archives turns 30!
Experience Barnsley

Barnsley Archives first opened to the public on 6 April 1987 and has been helping to preserve and make available the boroughs archive collections ever since. Old and new visitors and staff are invited to drop‐in to help us celebrate this milestone.…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01226 242905
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07
APR
Charles Parker Day 2017
THE HUBS, Sheffield Hallam University Students’ Union

In 2017 well celebrate 50 years of Local Radio with Michael Barton the first manager of BBC Radio Sheffield the second station to come on air he went on to become Controller of BBC Local Radio and will be in…

Location: 11.8 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL:
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07
APR
Solana
Hagglers Corner

TAMSIN ‐ Flute whistles accordion vocals.ROWEN ‐ Fiddle mandolin vocals.ALEX ‐ Spanish guitar.HENRY ‐ Bass.ELIO ‐ Drum kit percussion vocals.Tamsin and Rowen weave together folk‐ and klezmer‐ inspired melodies which soar over a tight rhythm section. Elios Latin African and reggae influenced…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07968 822654
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07
APR
Russell Howard Round the World
Motorpoint Arena Sheffield

Russell Howard Round the World at Motorpoint Arena Sheffield in Sheffield on Friday 07 April 2017. Whats the best thing about going to watch Russell Howard Round the World live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

08
APR
Easter Holiday Activity - Print Your Family Portr
The Cooper Gallery

Learn new skills as a family in a full day portrait workshop with printmaking artist Louise Wright. Visit the current exhibition for inspiration learn how to sketch and print and create your own family portrait to take home. This class is suitable…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01226 242905
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08
APR
Lee Nelson: Serious Joker
Barnsley Civic

After getting into trouble for sneaking into placeshe shouldnt be Lee Nelson is back where he mostdefinitely should be: live on stage with his brand‐new laugh‐out‐loud best ever stand‐up show.COMEDY LEGEND The SunCOMEDY GENIUS The MirrorYOU SHOULD BE ASHAMED OF YOURSELF Sepp…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 0122 632700
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09
APR
Antiques Fair
Elsecar Heritage Centre

Started in the 1990s the antiques fair has become the largest monthly event of its kind in Yorkshire. Visitors will find lots of unique items across the entire collecting ranges.10am to 4pm £1.50 adults ‐ £1 concessions…

Location: 7.8 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01226 740203
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09
APR
Hot Bulb Engine Demonstration
Worsbrough Mill and Country Park

The Hot Bulb Engine was renovated in 2011 and has a 5ft diameter flywheel. Come and see the stunning machinery in action. Hear the booming sound and smell the engine oil as you are transported back over 100 years.1pm to 3pm …

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01226 774527
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APR
Easter Card Printing
The Cooper Gallery

Make printing stamps of bunnies chickens and eggsto decorate your own Easter card to share with yourfamily.Dress for mess. All children to be accompanied by anadult. Age 5.Workshop is limited so pre‐booking is recommended.Join us on Monday 10 and Wednesday 12 April…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01226 242905
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10
APR
Easter Extravaganza!
Experience Barnsley

Drop in to Experience Barnsley for a fun range of Easter craft activities. It is the perfect place to spend time with family and loved ones during the Easter break.11am to 2pm Free drop‐in activity Donations welcome Children under 16 to be…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01226 772500
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10
APR
Look, Make, Print!
The Cooper Gallery

Explore the Picasso exhibition guided by our artist for inspiration; then create your own print to take home.Dress for mess; bring an apron or old shirt with you.2.00pm ‐ 4.00pm £4.50 per personChildren under 16 must be accompanied by an adult recommended…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01226 242905
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APR
The Who
Sheffield Arena

The Who at Sheffield Arena in Sheffield on Monday 10 April 2017. We love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from reputable companies including Ticketmaster GetMeIn…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

12
APR
Sean Mcloughlin & Milo McCabe
Che Bar

Sean McLoughlin: You Cant Ignore Me ForeverAnother hour of supreme stand‐up from The best comedian you havent heard of yet Time OutHas appeared on Russell Howards Stand‐Up Central and Live At The Comedy Store as well as supporting Ricky Gervais and Katherine…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01226 327000
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12
APR
Sean Mcloughlin: You Can't Ignore Me Forver
Chez Bar

Sean McLoughlin: You Cant Ignore Me ForeverAnother hour of supreme stand‐up from The bestcomedian you havent heard of yet Time OutHas appeared on Russell Howards Stand‐Up Central and Live At The Comedy Store as well assupporting Ricky Gervais and Katherine Ryan on…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01226 327000
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Tourist Attractions


Brodsworth Hall and Gardens

Savour the poignant atmosphere of this fully furnished Victorian country house with its original contents carefully conserved by English Heritage. There are over 30 rooms on view ranging from the faded grandeur of the sumptuous reception rooms to the cluttered remains of the fascinating servants wing with…

Conisbrough Castle

Conisbrough Castle boasts the finest Circular Norman Keep Tower in the UK. This testament to the Stone Masons of medieval England was built during the 1180s by the fifth Earl of Surrey, Hamelin Plantagenet half brother of the most powerful of the Angevin Kings of England, Henry…

Elsecar Heritage Railway

The Elsecar Heritage Railway is made up of a group of volunteers committed to the preservation, restoration and expansion of a preserved railway in South Yorkshire. EHR Volunteers carry out all duties on the railway, from driving the engines to maintaining the track.The Railway operates trains on Sundays…

Magna Science Adventure Centre

Fire Pavilion It's a frightening, fascinating, funny, high voltage experience. Go power mad. Control heat and cold. Make cables glow red hot. Paint heat patterns on the wall. Fuel machines with your hands. Stand next to a pillar of flame. Play games with fire. Say hello to a…

Museum of South Yorkshire Life

Cusworth Hall is an imposing 18th century country house set in extensive landscaped parklands, once home to the Battie‐Wrightson family. The Grade 1 listed house is deemed a site of special interest due to the preservation of all elements of a Georgian country house. It is…

South Yorkshire Aircraft Museum

‐ Commercial Light Aircraft Collection ‐ Royal Observer Corps Exhibition ‐ Piston Engine Collection including Rolls Royce Merlin and Griffon ‐ Jet Engine Collection including DeHavilland Ghost, Rolls Royce Avon and Conway ‐ Sheffield Blitz Exhibition…

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