Tagged with Barnsley Civic

INTERNATIONAL IMAGES FOR SCIENCE COMING TO THE CIVIC

INTERNATIONAL IMAGES FOR SCIENCE COMING TO THE CIVIC

The Royal Photographic Society return to The Civic this winter with International Images for Science 2013. Showcasing an extraordinary variety of scientific photography, this biennial exhibition explores worlds we can only imagine, or that are used as tools in everyday life in medicine, engineering and other related fields. These images will inform, question and inspire … Continue reading

NUM BANNERs @ THE CIVIC, BARNSLEY

NUM BANNERs @ THE CIVIC, BARNSLEY

The Civic, Barnsley has just opened up the first of a number of events that they are holding this Autumn, which looks back at the 1984/85 Miner’s Strikes. This fantastic exhibition of NUM Banners is a project in partnership with both the NUM Headquarters on Victoria Road and Barnsley Museums, who also have a year … Continue reading

NEWS: A BUSY WEEK AHEAD AT THE CIVIC

NEWS: A BUSY WEEK AHEAD AT THE CIVIC

Final preparations will be under way this week for their next major exhibition. As part of their 5th birthday celebration, their gallery space will be occupied by a local artist. Local photographer Sacha Ferrier’s exhibition ‘Transience’ opens on Friday 7th March. Ferrier has a penchant for Baroque and Dutch still life, which is evidenced in … Continue reading

INTERVIEW: HELEN BALL – A CIVIC DUTY

INTERVIEW: HELEN BALL – A CIVIC DUTY

One thing I have come to appreciate about this website is the broad range of people who use it; from art and music lovers, to students, parents, arts facilitators, council arts workers and those at the top of arts organisations. I’d like to put a face to some of those people behind some of the … Continue reading

REVIEW: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST @ BARNSLEY CIVIC

REVIEW: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST @ BARNSLEY CIVIC

The last time I saw a production at Christmas in Barnsley was a version of A Christmas Carol, a one-man-show from the point of the view Jacob Marley. I wouldn’t say I was especially into festive theatre, specifically pantos. However, the opportunity arose to catch Engine House’s production of Beauty and the Beast at The … Continue reading

REVIEW: BRING THE HAPPY LIVE @ BARNSLEY CIVIC

REVIEW: BRING THE HAPPY LIVE @ BARNSLEY CIVIC

I write this review a little bit pissed and very enthusiastic. I’ve just come back from Barnsley Civic after seeing the final part of a project called Bring the Happy. Bring the Happy is an interactive psycho-geography/theatre project created by Invisible Flock. Over the last month, they have been set up inside an empty shop … Continue reading

NEWS: TWO GREAT EXHIBITIONS OPEN AT THE CIVIC TODAY…

NEWS: TWO GREAT EXHIBITIONS OPEN AT THE CIVIC TODAY…

NOV 14th – DEC 28th 2013 the CRAFTS COUNCIL presents RAW CRAFT EXHIBITION @ THE CIVIC GALLERY and BONESHAKER 365 @ THE CIVIC PANORAMA Raw Craft captures a contemporary craft movement, presenting works characterised by a deliberate transparency of technique, materiality and process evident in their look and feel. Focussing on furniture, the work displayed … Continue reading

IOU PRODUCTIONS: VOLATILE LIGHT @ THE CIVIC

IOU PRODUCTIONS: VOLATILE LIGHT @ THE CIVIC

Volatile Light is a new three-part installation which has just opened in the theatre space at The Civic. Created by the IOU Production, a theatre company based in Halifax, they specialise in making original artworks across a variety of platforms, including: sound, video and sculptural installations; site specific performance, music, touring theatre, interactive digital works … Continue reading