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Christmas events in Barnsley
There are several Christmas events happening in Barnsley that are either free or £1.50 - they must be booked. They can be found on the links below.
Christmas at the Town Hall: Saturday 1st December
Join us at our annual extravaganza of festive fun for all the family - Christmas at the Town Hall 2018! We'll be opening the doors to our iconic town hall on Saturday 1 December between 10am and 3pm where Santa will be waiting to meet the children of Barnsley.
The town hall will be bursting to the brim with festive activities, crafts and treats with something for all the family to enjoy. Guests can enjoy decorating Christmas cookies with sponsors Barnsley Norse, kickstart their Christmas shopping at the craft stalls, join the elves in their workshop....and much, much more.
As well as Santa, guests can also meet local councillors who will be available to answer questions about their role. and life as a councillor. The Mayor of Barnsley, Cllr Green is also looking forward to welcoming guests and will be inviting children to try on his iconic robe and chains. There will also be lots of information and stalls about the different services provided by the council so you'll be able to find out more about what the council can do to help you and your family!
1 Ticket required per family/group for each time slot which must be presented at the grotto.
Please note that you do not need to book a ticket for each child in your family/group.
Making Christmas Cards at Barnsley Town Hall museum: Saturday 8th December and Sunday 9th December
Explore exciting printmaking techniques with local artist Louise Wright and create your very own Christmas Cards to send extra special wishes to all of your family and friends this festive season.
All materials will be provided just come prepared to get messy!
Suitable for ages 4+. All children to be accompanied by an adult.
Supper with Santa
Can the boys and girls help make Santa appear with a little bit of Christmas magic? Join Pebbles the elf in a short magical story with cookies and a drink before joining in with a spell to make the big man in red appear! There will be lot’s of festive singing and dancing to enjoy as well.
It's free to attend but places are limited, so book your place HERE>>
Bookings can be made 4pm, 5pm and 6pm every Wednesday from 28th November to 19th December. Lower level at Massarella Cafe.
If your child has dietary requirements, please state at the time of booking.
Important Dates for next half term
Weds 7th–Friday 9th November—Y5 Residential to Malham
Thurs 8th November—Lions, Giraffes & Elephants visit to YWP.
Mon 12th November-Early Essence Session for Foundation Stage
Mon 12th November-parents meetings KS1 & KS2 only
Weds 13th November—Flu vaccines—FS2 up to Y5
Thurs 14th November—Individual photos (look out for letter)
Friday 16th November—Y6 Crucial Crew visit.
Mon 19th November-Amazing Apes visit to Wentworth
Mon 26th November -INSET-school closed
Thurs 29th November-Hedgehogs and Meerkats visit Jorvik Centre
Fri 30th November—Christmas Fayre (look out for more info)
Mon 3rd December - Christmas Concert tickets go on sale £2 each
Friday 7th December—INSET-school closed
Tues 11th December Messy Monkeys & Busy Bears Performance
10am Thurs 13th December KS1 Performance 2pm
Fri 14th December KS1 Performance 9:30am
Fri 14th December Messy Monkeys & Busy bears Performance 2pm
Fri 14th December-KS2 are going to the Civic Theatre
Mon 17th December— FS2 and KS1 visit to the Civic Theatre
Mon 17th December-Party Day for Year 3 & 4
Tuesday 18th December-Party Day for Year 5 & 6
Tues 18th December-Messy Monkeys visit to the Civic Theatre
Weds 19th December—Christmas Dinner
Weds 19th December-KS2 Carol Concert 2.30pm
Thurs 20th December-KS2 Carol Concert 2:30pm
Thurs 20th December—All school visit church for Carol Concert
Friday 21st December— Foundation and KS1 Party Day
Friday 21st December - Barnsley Music Services performance in school
Friday 21st December at 3.30pm-PHEW! - we break up for the Christmas Holidays