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  • 15 & 16 March | Thu& Fri | 7:30pm

    The Strategists

    A fast paced mix of storytelling, movement and live music reflecting the players shared passion for rugby and offering an insight in to the strategic thinking, planning and execution of the game through the eyes of women.

  • 08 March | Thu | 7:30pm

    Best of BE FESTIVAL

    Three Delicious samples of circus, theatre and mask fresh from Birmingham’s international festival of performing arts: BE FESTIVAL all in one delightful show.

  • 01 & 02 March | Thu & Fri | 7:30pm


    2 Magpies Theatre present Ventoux, a restaging of the epic rivalry between Lance Armstrong and Marco Pantani on the fearsome Mont Ventoux in the 2000 Tour de France

  • 23 February | Fri | 8:00pm


    Mickey and his team of cornermen never seem to have much luck in the boxing world. Until they sign young boxer Sid Parks, who's winning was catapult them into a world of success they've never dreamed of.

  • Shows for Spring Summer 2018

    New Season Brochure Out Now

    We have 50 brand new shows for you coming up in the new year! Pick up a brochure or click "Whats on" to find out more.

  • FREE Exhibition | 17 February - 7 April 2018

    Exhibition: Beehives, Bobs and Blow-dries

    A celebration of Andrew Barton's outstanding contribution to the global hairdressing industry over three decades; winning numerous awards, mentoring talent and flying the British hairdressing flag around the world.

  • 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

  • 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.

Latest News and goings on at The Civic

Creative play at The Civic finds order in chaos.

This creative new show is presented by Peut Etre Theatre, who create unforgettable early theatre experiences for families with their colourful and wonderfully silly shows which bring magic to the theatre.

The greatest race in the history of cycling on stage in Barnsley

We’ve seen Britain go cycle crazy with the Tour De Yorkshire returning on 3 May and now there’s even a play about it. Ventoux is a restaging of the dramatic battle between Lance Armstrong and Marco Pantani in the Tour de France 2000 on Mont Ventoux showing at The Civic this March.

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