Barnsley's big weekend - Mayor's Parade

We recently marked the 50th anniversary of the Mayor’s Parade with a unique online parade.

The parade featured over 50 fantastic entries from across the borough, celebrating the ‘Best of Barnsley’ and showcasing our spirit and creativity.

Watch the full video from our Mayor's parade.

The Mayor of Barnsley has chosen the following entries as this year’s best in class. 

  • Mayor’s outstanding contribution – Thurnscoe Park.
  • Volunteers/Together with Big Local Thurnscoe.
  • Best family/household entry – Eleanor-Rose Lodge.
  • Best charity/school/community entry – The Futurist Cinema.
  • Most creative entry – Creative Recovery.
  • Best business entry – Thornhill House Nursing Home.

Thank you to everyone who took part and sent in films for our first ever Virtual Mayor’s Parade.

Beat the Boredom

We've lots of fun ideas to keep you busy during lockdown and help you to Beat the Boredom.

You'll find activities from Barnsley Museums, Barnsley Libraries, Barnsley Music Hub and the Arts and Events Team.

Find out more about our event on Facebook.





For more information

Email eventplanning@barnsley.gov.uk or



Organising an event

Find out more about how we can support you with organising an event in Barnsley, how you can license an event and access the spaces we have.

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