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  • Opportunity to be part of a creative hub in South Yorkshire

    Business Units Available

    The Civic is currently home to a number of arts companies, creative businesses and the Barnsley Music Service.

  • Have you got what it takes?

    We Are Recruiting!

    Marketing Assistant - Closing Date: 24 March Technician - Closing Date: 3 April

  • A month of chuckles, giggles and belly laughs!

    April Fools: Barnsley Comedy Festival

    Taking over Barnsley this April, is a month-long mirth-filled extravaganza of new and exciting comedy!

  • Saturday 11 February - Saturday 8 April 2017

    Fashion & Freedom

    An exhibition which sees some of today's leading female fashion designers explore the impact the First World War had on the changing role of women and fashion.

  • Sunday 9 April 2017

    A magical circus show

    At The Civic for one afternoon only! Around is a show in which the unimaginable is made possible. Captivating and performed with beautiful skill and artistry, it is perfect for little ones and their families.

  • Join our fundraising campaign to breathe more life into this iconic building


    Sir Michael Parkinson has backed a major £5m fundraising campaign to renovate The Civic to become a world-class destination for the arts by 2023

  • Tuesday 4 - Friday 7 April 2017

    HOAX Our Right To Hope

    Acclaimed musical ‘Hoax My Lonely Heart’ forms part of a groundbreaking cross-media trilogy, telling the true story of Rob a young man from Manchester and his poetry life and death with schizophrenia, with a music.

Latest News and goings on at The Civic

Interview with multi-award winning choreographer James Wilton

"I always begin from a philosophical or political starting point. From there I like to work quite independently in growing the idea in to the finished product. I always have a physical goal I want to achieve but don’t always know exactly what it should look like. "

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