What's on inNorton


Welcome to Norton

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

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Forthcoming events in Norton

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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: 13.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01226 327000
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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: 13.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01226 327000
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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: 13.3 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01226 242905
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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: 13.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01226 242905
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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: 13.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 0122 632700
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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: 13.4 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01226 740203
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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: 13.7 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01226 774527
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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: 13.2 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01226 242905
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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: 13.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01226 772500
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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: 13.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01226 242905
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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: 13.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01226 327000
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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: 13.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01226 327000
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Spring Log Bird Feeders at Worsbrough Mill
Worsbrough Mill and Country Park

Have a go at baking for birds Come along to the fun family activity and make a seed log feeder to take home. Discover more about the birds that live in the stunning country park during the Spring months and collect hints…

Location: 13.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01226 774527
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Easter Hunt at Worsbrough Mill
Worsbrough Mill and Country Park

Little visitors can explore the nooks and crannies of the Mill and spot the Easter surprises hiding in every corner. Pick up a trail from the Mill shop and spot all the hidden treasuresDuring opening hours Drop‐in activity£2 per personBooking essential…

Location: 13.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01226 774527
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Eleanor Conway: Walk of Shame
Ledgends Bar

ELEANOR CONWAYWALK OF SHAME 2017 TOUR Some people talk the talk but dont walk the walk one person that puts her money where her mouth is is comedian Eleanor Conway. Her new show Walkof Shame that premiered at last years EdinburghFringe…

Location: 13.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01226 327000
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Elsecar Canal Spring Clean & Nature Discovery Day
Elsecar Heritage Centre

Join us along Elsecars 1798 Georgian canal and its towpaths. Take part in a community litter pick help to make footpaths accessible and enjoy a picnic and history talk please bring a packed lunch.Find out all about the creepy crawlies animals and…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01226 740203
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Elsecar Making History!
Elsecar Heritage Centre

Do you live in Elsecar Have you worked here Come and look at old photographs films and documents from across the years. Do you know someone with memories to tell Have you any old photographs or films to share10am to 1pm ‐…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01226 740203
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Parlour Tricks
Barnsley Civic

Time travelling magic duo Morgan & West present abrand new show chock full of jaw dropping brainbursting gasp eliciting feats of magic.The dashing chaps offer up a plateful of illusion andimpossibility all served with wit charm and no smallamount of panache. Be…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01226 327000
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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: 13.4 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01226 740203
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Andrea Hubert: Edinburgh Preview & Stephen Carlin
Ledgends Bar

Andrea Hubert: PreviewAndrea presents a work in progress show in preparation for the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.Andrea Hubert started out on the comedy circuit inlate 2009 and within 20 gigs gained second placein a national competition. Shes since performedalongside some of the UKs…

Location: 13.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01226 327000
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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: 13.4 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01226 740203
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Pop-up Bunnies
Elsecar Heritage Centre

Drop into our family workshop and make your own pop‐up Easter bunnies its the perfect way to spend time with family and loved ones during the school holidays11am to 2pm £2.50 per person. Booking essential at shop.barnsley‐museums.comChildren under 16 to be accompanied…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01226 740203
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Unique Craft Fairs
Elsecar Heritage Centre

80 stalls selling a wide range of products and gifts. Come and see a mixture of handmade and bought‐in goods from local Yorkshire businesses. Jewellery clothing ceramics sewing country crafts photography artwork candles homeware shabby chic plus much more. Its the perfect…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01226 740203
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Milling Demonstration
Worsbrough Mill and Country Park

The water powered Old Mill grinds wheat in the traditional way. Come along and see the milling process in the Mills 17th and 19th century buildings. The white and wholemeal flours are traditionally stone‐ground on a pair of 19th Century French Burr…

Location: 13.7 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01226 774527
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Andrea Hubert & Stephen Carlin
Legends Bar

Andrea Hubert: PreviewAndrea presents a work in progress show in preparation for the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.Andrea Hubert started out on the comedy circuit in late 2009 and within 20 gigs gained second place in a national competition. Shes since performed alongside some…

Location: 13.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01226 327000
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Celebrate Cycling!
Experience Barnsley

Drop into Experience Barnsley and celebrate cycling through the borough in a range of craft activities.11am to 2pmFree drop‐in activity Donations welcome.Children under 16 to be accompanied by an adult.…

Location: 13.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01226 772500
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Patrick Monohan & Julian Deane
Jocks Cavern

Patrick Monahan ‐ Rewind Selector 90sA brand new stand up show from award winningstand up comedian Patrick Monahan doing standup stories about his life growing up as a teenager inEngland compared to life for teenagers today in2017Also Monahan looks at his Irish…

Location: 13.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01226 327000
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Richard Herring: The Best
The Civic

Richard Herring King of the Edinburgh Fringe Metro columnist and the UKs Podfather RHLSTP AIOTM picks his favourite routines from his 12 one‐man shows and crams them into 90 minutes for your delectation. From his deconstruction of the genealogy of Christ to…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01226 327000
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Spring Nature Trail at Worsbrough Mill
Worsbrough Mill and Country Park

Join our family nature trail and discover the spring world of our animals trees birds and bugs around the country park. Gather found objects along the way and make an exciting piece of natural art.1pm start £4.50 per child Dress…

Location: 13.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01226 774527
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Easter Art Club - 5 to 11 years
The Cooper Gallery

Join our holiday art club and become immersed in original works of art in the galleries. Develop your sketching skills using a range of materials.Dress for mess. All children to be accompanied by anadult. Down to limited pre‐booking is recommendedSuitable for ages…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01226 242905
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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…

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…

Absolute Leisure

Absolute Leisure Nightclub in Castleford, West Yorkshire. Contact venue on telephone number 01977 668613 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

Bowlplex

Bowling at Bowlplex in Castleford, West Yorkshire. Contact venue on 01977 668111 for opening times and entrance costs.…

Breaks Snooker

SnookerPool Hall at Breaks Snooker in Pontefract, West Yorkshire. Contact venue on 01977 796167 for opening times, entrance costs and snooker table informationavailability.…

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