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The Category Barnsley is a subset of Yorkshire (South). Browse through the Brief Records in the Category or look at the broader Category to find a List of the Titles of all the Organizers, Performers and Venues associated with Barnsley which have so far been described in this Directory. Clicking on a Title will link you to the Entity's Full Record.

 

In contrast, the following Entities do NOT (currently) have Records in 'Open Concerts and Recitals'. Here, clicking on a Title of interest should link you to a relevant external Website (or Facebook Page):

- Barnsley Concert Band

- Barnsley Singers

- Dearne Big Band

- Strata Brass

- Yorkshire Military Band

 

! Barnsley KEY
VISITS (to Website)83
VIEWS (of this Record)111

'An active network of partner organisations led by Barnsley Music Service. It works to enhance music education for schools and families in Barnsley.'

 

* Barnsley Music Education Hub
VISITS (to Website)261
Also indexedBarnsley Music Service
VIEWS (of this Record)556

'Run by members for the mutual enjoyment of recorded music. Programmes are presented by our own members as well as guest speakers on a variety of themes. Refreshments are served at the interval & programmes end by 9.30 p.m. The Society has the use of high quality audio equipment and an excellent listening room ... New members & visitors are warmly welcomed.'

 

* Barnsley Recorded Music Society
VISITS (to Website)224
VIEWS (of this Record)654

‘This is an annual youth Music and Drama Festival supported by the Co-perative Group and run by a group of enthusiastic volunteers. Held Mid June.

 

* Barnsley Youth Music & Drama Festival
VISITS (to Website)295
Also indexedThe Co-operative Youth Music and Drama Festival
VIEWS (of this Record)372

Formed 1982: ‘Based in Barnburgh, a South Yorkshire village virtually equidistant from Doncaster, Rotherham and Barnsley, BMVC is an active choir which performs solo and joint concerts at various venues around the district ... The choir sings for pleasure and has a wide and varied repertoire, including songs from the shows, past and present ... many popular songs from throughout the 20th Century ... as well as a variety of more classical scores ... There's no audition or requirement to be able to read music, so if you enjoy singing why not give us a try!!??’

 

 

+ Barnburgh Male Voice Choir
VISITS (to Website)128
VIEWS (of this Record)271

‘A Traditional Brass Band Based in the Heart of South Yorkshire ... A busy and varied concert schedule sees the band performing at a variety of local, regional and national events throughout the year ... Whilst contesting is not the main focus of the band, it competes annually ... at the Yorkshire Area Championships. Membership crosses the generations and includes a good mix of ages from 10-60+. There are opportunities for young people to progress through the Junior and Intermediate Bands operating through Barnsley Music Service.‘

 

+ Barnsley Metropolitan Band
VISITS (to Website)166
Also indexedBandfest
VIEWS (of this Record)317

'Established in February 2009 to serve the children and young people of Barnsley. The choir currently has over 250 members aged between 7 and 23 years old and is divided into three smaller choirs – The Children’s Choir, The Training Choir, and The Senior Choir ... The choir performs a varied repertoire of music that includes Classical, Pop, Gospel and Folk music.'

 

+ Barnsley Youth Choir
VISITS (to Website)680
VIEWS (of this Record)397

The competing ‘Deepcar Brass Band was formed in 1988 as a training band for local youngsters ... Whilst we are no longer a training band, it remains the band policy to encourage and train new players through an active training programme and our players now encompass a wide range in age and experience ... Deepcar Training Band is open to players of all age and ability; from someone picking up an instrument for the very first time in their life, or a player who is returning to playing a brass instrument following a break, or an experienced player who just wants to “give something back” and get involved to pass on their knowledge and help new players develop and progress.’

 

+ Deepcar Brass Band
VISITS (to Website)126
VIEWS (of this Record)330

'Formed in 1917, during the First World War, Grimethorpe Colliery Band is a British institution. National and British Open Champions on numerous occasions, the band’s contest successes remain legendary ... Grimethorpe's diverse noted concert performances include those at the FIFA World Cup, BAFTA Awards, BBC Proms, Eurovision and London 2012 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony ... In addition to continuing to delight audiences across the globe, Grimethorpe also continues to invest in and support its local community in Grimethorpe, Barnsley and South Yorkshire, particularly through its youth music initiatives and community performances, both locally and on a national scale.'

 

+ Grimethorpe Colliery Band
VISITS (to Website)174
VIEWS (of this Record)363

‘Formed in 1861, Old Silkstone Band has maintained the characteristics of a typical village band, performing at local events and venues whilst representing the communities of Silkstone, Silkstone Common and Barnsley both nationally and internationally. Hard work and dedication has moulded the band into a strong musical team that has in recent years competed against the very best brass bands the country has to offer ... The band has a busy calendar, delivering a variety of programmes for a range of events throughout Yorkshire and beyond.’

 

+ Old Silkstone Band
VISITS (to Website)245
VIEWS (of this Record)347

Formed 1986: ‘We have a broad repertoire of songs, and we enjoy singing in a variety of styles. In our concerts we try to cater for all tastes and include something for everyone. We also cater for specific occasions, such as our Christmas concerts. We have sung at fundraisers for charity, at local community events, at competitions and memorial concerts’.

 

+ Penistone Ladies Choir
VISITS (to Website)308
VIEWS (of this Record)322

Founded 1962: ‘Singing has brought us together. We are from all ages and walks of life. Some are experienced singers and musicians, and some new learners. There are deep voices and high voices, young voices and mature voices, quiet voices and confident voices. Together we make music, and have fun, as a community who love to sing ... We sing all kinds of music from madrigals to musicals, from traditional folksong to contemporary arrangements, from beautiful religious pieces to modern jazz and everything in-between! Typically the choir appears in around twelve concerts or events each year’.

+ Waldershelf Singers
VISITS (to Website)168
VIEWS (of this Record)239

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