*** UPDATE Darfield Museum is Re-opening Saturday 29th May at 10am *** Maurice and Fred will be smiling too… Most days, on my permitted stroll, I wander by the Maurice Dobson Museum and Heritage Centre and I feel a pang
Hello again! A warm welcome back to our blog. It’s been a while since we’ve updated our blog; however, there have been lots of exciting things going on behind the scenes at the Maurice Dobson Museum and Heritage Centre! As
On Monday was our annual Carols on the Patio. It was a wonderful night with traditional carols, mulled wine and mince pies. Our Christmas Raffle raised £139 for the charity embrace. All prizes were claimed on the night. Thanks to
Throughout the Christmas period there has been lots going on at the Museum. On Friday 1st December was the switch on of the village Christmas tree. A wonderful night with Carols from the Church School as well as a visit
Our beautifully restored and fully functional National time clock, also known as a clock card machine, punch clock or time recorder, was used by many companies to assist in the tracking of hours worked by employees. The time clock, upon
On Monday was the annual Carols on the Patio. It was a lovely night with traditional carols, mulled wine and warm mince pies. There was also a raffle with all proceedings being donated to the Riding for the Disabled Association.
On Thursday 1st January was the Museum Christmas tree light switch on. The tree is now on display on the patio for the village to see as they pass. It is also open for any groups who wish to sings
On Monday 7th November, Cllr Linda Burgess formally visited the Museum to officially open the new exhibition in the Cafe-Gallery – “In Friendship”. This marked the first formal visit by any Mayor of Barnsley since the Museum opened 16 years ago.
After months in the making we have a new website for the museum. Feel free to have a look around, we hope you like it. Please let us know what you think on Facebook and Twitter.