What's on inGoldthorpe


Welcome to Goldthorpe

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Goldthorpe - 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 Goldthorpe to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Goldthorpe

04
DEC
Countdown to Christmas for Parkinsons UK
The Meeting House, Ackworth School

One of Yorkshires top brass bands the Hepworth Band join forces with choirs from Ackworth School and Wakefield Foundation Grammar School to present Countdown to Christmas at 6.30pm on the 4th December at the Meeting House Ackworth School WF7 7LT to…

Location: 8.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07828 120929
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04
DEC
Light Up A Life 2016
St Mary's Church

At this time of year Christmas holds warm memories of people we love.Barnsley Hospice would like to invite you to dedicate a light in memory of a loved one as a gift in honour of a friend or relative.Our Christmas trees in…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 01226 244244
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04
DEC
Moonlight Drive-in Cinema Doncaster
Keepmoat Stadium - Car Park 3

Moonlight Drive‐in Cinema is at Keepmoat Stadium from the 4th ‐ 16th December screening a range of classic Christmas themed films.Venue: Keepmoat Stadium ‐ Car Park 3 Stadium Way Doncaster DN4 5JWPriceStandard vehicle Entry: GBP 25.00Links: Website: https:go.evvnt.com74396‐0…

Location: 8.1 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 03330 064608
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04
DEC
Teenager's Christmas Wreath Making Workshop
Cannon Hall Museum

Create crafty Christmas Pompom Wreaths at this fun family activity.Age range 11 only1pm ‐ 3pm Pre‐booking essential limited ticket spaces available£9.95 per personPurchase tickets at shop.barnsley‐museums.com…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01226 790270
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05
DEC
Richard Hawley
Sheffield City Hall

2008 Best British male performer Richard Hawley is set to embark upon a cross UK tour this fall. Critically acclaimed as a guitarist singersongwriter producer and renowned for his onstage performances Rick can dazzle across…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

09
DEC
Manford's Comedy Club
Lamproom Theatre

The Lamproom Theatre in Barnsley plays host to Manfords Comedy Club.This live comedy show features four brilliant comedians from around the UK personally selected by Jason Manford.A great evening of original stand‐up comedy with some top names from the touring circuit and…

Location: 7.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01226 200075
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09
DEC
Madness
Sheffield Arena

British popska band Madness saw their major success and popularity in the mid 1980s. Members include Graham Suggs McPherson Mike Barson Lee Thompson Chris Foreman Mark Bedford Daniel Woodgate and Carl Smyth. They were famed…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

09
DEC
The Overtones
Sheffield City Hall

The Overtones have stormed onto the scene of popular music in both the United States and the UK and they have done so with relatively simple and incredibly catchy music. The mood of their…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

10
DEC
Christmas Star Workshop
The Cooper Gallery

Enjoy creating some festive accessories for your Christmas table. You will be working with small metal stars and copper wire to embellish gift tags make napkin rings wine glass charms and other decorative items. The artist will instruct you in techniques such…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01226 242905
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10
DEC
Festive Christmas Baking for Adults
Cannon Hall Museum

Join us in the Victorian kitchens and learn how to make tasty treats such as mince pies and chocolate truffles for your Christmas parties. Enjoy a glass of mulled wine as you bake to get you in the festive spirit1pm ‐ 3pm£15…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01226 790270
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10
DEC
Friends of Cannon Hall Victorian Craft Fair
Cannon Hall Museum

Find unique Christmas gifts at this festive craft fair. There will be lots to see ranging from locally made arts to beautiful crafts.11am 4pmFree admissionTo book a stall contact: cannonhallfriendsgmail.com…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01226 790270
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10
DEC
Make Hand Print Christmas Tree Wreaths
Elsecar Heritage Centre

Drop into the visitor centre and create your own decoration to display at home.Drop in and make Hand Print Christmas Tree WreathsFree drop in session suggested donation of £1 to the Barnsley Museum Heritage Trust…

Location: 5.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01226 740203
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10
DEC
Santa's Workshop at Workshop
Worsbrough Mill and Country Park

Get little ones excited for Christmas with a visit to the award winning Santa experience at Worsbrough Mill. Its the perfect way to start the festive season.Children can write a letter to Father Christmas take a peek inside the workshop where the…

Location: 6.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01226 774527
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11
DEC
Children's Festive Christmas Baking
Cannon Hall Museum

Join us in the Victorian kitchens and learn how to make homemade festive biscuits and mini fondant Christmas puddings. Age range 51pm 3pm£9.95 per personPre‐booking essential limited spaces availableBook online now at shop.barnsley‐museums.com…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01226 790270
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11
DEC
Elsecar and the 1795 Newcomen Engine
Elsecar Heritage Centre

Join our guides for a fascinating guided tour. 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 visits. The…

Location: 5.2 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01226 740203
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12
DEC
Michael Ball Alfie Boe
Sheffield City Hall

Michael Ball Alfie Boe at Sheffield City Hall in Sheffield on Monday 12 December 2016. 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…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

13
DEC
Sparkling Wine and Champagne Tasting in Sheffield
The Sheffield Tap, S1 2BP

We all enjoy a glass of fizz to celebrate birthdays Christmas weddings or just the fact that spring is here Tonight we will give you the chance to taste six beautiful sparkling wines and compare them side by side.... Will you be…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07888 688767
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14
DEC
Disney On Ice Frozen
Motorpoint Arena Sheffield

Disney On Ice Frozen at Motorpoint Arena Sheffield in Sheffield on Wednesday 14 December 2016. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans. Let…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

15
DEC
Christmas Dinner Disco
Halifax Hall Hotel

Join us for a fun packed evening at our boutique hotel for your annual Christmas celebrations on Friday 16th December 2016.Feast on a three course meal then dance the night away with our resident DJ until midnight for only £35.00 per personPre‐booking…

Location: 13.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01142 228810
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16
DEC
Dinner Disco
Halifax Hall Hotel

Join us for a fun packed evening at our boutique hotel for your annual Christmas celebrations on Friday 16th December 2016.Feast on a three course meal then dance the night away with our resident DJ until midnight for only £35.00 per personPre‐booking…

Location: 13.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01142 228810
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17
DEC
Christmas Cheers! - SHEFFIELD
Theatre Delicatessen Sheffield

The Bailey Dolls are a 1940s style vocal trio who adore vintage harmonies swinging rhythms and a dash of old‐fashioned humour Join us for some Christmas Cheers this glorious season accompanied by our three‐piece band.Rita Kitty and Vi bring you a little…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07479 517277
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17
DEC
Christmas Dinner Disco Party Night
Halifax Hall

Whether you will be arranging a big office party or your family celebration we will be here to make your festive season.Join us for a fun packed evening at our boutique hotel for your annual Christmas celebrations. Feast on a three course…

Location: 13.7 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL:
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17
DEC
Festive Decoration Making - Christmas Crackers
The Cooper Gallery

Drop in and have a go at making your own unique decoration.Have a go at making Christmas Crackers on Saturday 17 DecemberWorkshop runs from 11am to 2pmFree suggested donation of £1 per person to Barnsley Museums Heritage Trust.…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01226 242905
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17
DEC
Haze Christmas Concert
Shakespeare's

Classic rockers Haze returned in 2013 with a new studio CD of original songs; The Last Battle features 14 new recordings by the classic Haze line‐up of the McMahon brothers and Paul Chisnell with sisters Cat & Ceri Ashton adding strings &…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07977 618089
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17
DEC
Lecture: Help and Healing on the Spiritual Path
The Victoria Hall

Through the absorption of the divine power many people are experiencing the healing of illnesses and pain that have been declared as incurable by the medical profession. The words of Bruno Groening: There is no incurable God is the greatest physician has…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01246 230474
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19
DEC
Creative Christmas - Mini hanging button wreaths
Experience Barnsley

Make everything you need for a very merry Christmas at our fun family workshops.Make mini hanging button wreaths on Monday 19 December.10am to 2pmFree suggested donation of £1 to the Barnsley Museum Heritage Trust…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01226 242905
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20
DEC
Festive Decoration Making - Angel Decorations
The Cooper Gallery

Drop in and have a go at making your own unique decoration.Have a go at making Angel Decorations on Tuesday 20 DecemberWorkshop runs from 11am to 2pmFree suggested donation of £1 per person to Barnsley Museums Heritage Trust.…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01226 242905
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22
DEC
Dream Makers Christmas Ball
Elsecar Heritage Centre

Come along and meet Santa and his elves. As well as the big man himself there will also be live stage performances as well as very important letter writing. There will also be a special appearance from Elsa but can she make…

Location: 5.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01226 740203
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22
DEC
Festive Decoration Making - Reindeer Cards
The Cooper Gallery

Drop in and have a go at making your own unique decoration.Have a go at making Thumb print Reindeer cards on Saturday 22 DecemberWorkshop runs from 11am to 2pmFree suggested donation of £1 per person to Barnsley Museums Heritage Trust.…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01226 242905
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23
DEC
Creative Christmas - Printed name table places
Experience Barnsley

Make everything you need for a very merry Christmas at our fun family workshops.Make Printed name places for your Christmas table on Friday 23 December.10am to 2pmFree suggested donation of £1 to the Barnsley Museum Heritage Trust…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01226 772500
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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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