Get into the festive spirit with a trip to Barnsley town centre. Take a look at the fantastic events taking place in the run up to Christmas.

12 Tricks of Christmas - Tuesday 19 December

Join the Barnsley Un-Naturalists for a festive performance combining street theatre, magic and music in Barnsley town centre.

Be wowed by one of the 12 tricks of Christmas, and join in with some festive carol singing at various locations around Eldon Steet and the Victorian Arcade.

Come and join us between 3pm and 4.45pm.

Pine Lodge Tipi Bar - Thursday 14 December to Sunday 7 January

Open Monday to Saturday 11am to 11pm and Sunday 11am to 8pm in The Glass Works square.

Make it cosy and bask in the warmth of a blazing open fire while surrounded by twinkling lights and snug furs.

Discover delicious draught beers, mulled wine, and ciders galore alongside an epic line-up of local and regional artists ready to rock your world with live music every Friday 7pm to 10pm, Saturday 5pm to 10pm and Sunday afternoon 2pm to 6pm.

Take a look at our recommendations for your visit.

Christmas at the Alhambra Shopping Centre - Thursday 23 November until Christmas eve

Visit Santa in his giant bauble grotto at the Alhambra Shopping Centre and receive a free gift and a photo.

Take the perfect festive photo at the S-Elfie Lounge between the 2 December and Christmas Eve.

The Alhambra Shopping Centre will also be joined by local schools and groups for festive carol singing throughout December.

Find out more on the Alhambra Centre website.

Eldon Street Tours - Friday 26 January

Explore the rich history of one of the most fascinating streets in town.

Whether you're a local or a visitor, these FREE tours offer a unique glimpse into the lesser-known history of Eldon Street.

You'll explore hidden corners and alleys discovering fascinating facts and having a great time along the way.

Meet at 11am outside the Parkway Cinema on Eldon Street.

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