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The Civic

The Civic, Barnsley exists to be extraordinary. It was designed and created to give Barnsley back its cultural heart.

We offer a varied and interesting artistic programme showcasing the best in Theatre, Comedy, Music, Dance, Exhibitions and Family shows.

We have space available for events, meetings, workshops and special occasions and are in a great location easily accessed by both road and public transport.

Come and pay us a visit!

The Civic entrance is located on Hanson Street in Barnsley town centre, a five minute walk from the Transport Interchange, and close to the County Way car park. There is no onsite parking, but most town centre parking is free after 6pm.

The Civic is committed to creating opportunities for audiences with disabilities and developing excellence in disability arts.

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The Civic
Barnsley Civic Enterprise
Hanson Street
S70 2HZ

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The Civic is a multipurpose arts venue with a variety of spaces that are available for hire on a single session or long term basis. Spaces are available for a variety of events and activities including performances, film screenings, workshops, meetings and drinks receptions.

Based in the centre of Barnsley and close to major transport links The Civic is ideal for celebration events and gatherings. With a varied programme of exhibitions throughout the year The Gallery @ can provide a stimulating back drop to drinks receptions and cocktail parties with exclusive access to the exhibition out of hours.

The Panorama, a bright and airy space overlooking Mandela Gardens, can host a variety of events in different formats for up to 100 guests. Our largest space, The Assembly Room, can accommodate up to 250 guests at round tables with competitive food and drinks packages available.

All celebration events are priced based on the requirements of your event and can include technical facilities with support, Front of House staff, Box Office services and catering as required.

For quotes and availability please contact our Operations team on 01226 327000 or email

Further information and frequently asked questions is included within our venue hire pack.

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Last updated on 11/06/2020
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