Cancelled or postponed events due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)

The following events have either been postponed or cancelled due to COVID-19 (coronavirus).

Please revisit this page for the latest information about disruptions to events.

You can also find out about disruptions to some of our front-line services.

Event Date(s) Details
Barnsley Museums events Various Postponed and cancelled events
Barnsley in Bloom Spring judging (Summer judging to be confirmed at a later date) March Cancelled
Work Inspirations Week March to July Cancelled 
Great British Spring Clean 2020 Friday 20 March Postponed until September
Talking Points (at Salvation Army, Goldthorpe) Friday 27 March Cancelled
April Fools Comedy Festival April Cancelled
Adult Skills and Community Learning open day Wednesday 1 April Cancelled
Tour de Yorkshire 30 April to 3 May Postponed 
Local elections
Find out more about the postponed local and Police and Crime Commissioner elections.
May Postponed
Game On! Gaming Festival May Cancelled
Tour de Yorkshire Trophy Tour May Cancelled
VE Day 8 May to 10 May Cancelled 
Beat the Street 5 June to 17 July Cancelled
I Know I Can Big Challenge Saturday 21 June Cancelled 
Barnsley's Big Weekend (including the Mayor's Parade, Pride and Destination Festival) Friday 10 to Sunday 12 July Cancelled
Dancing Town Friday 17 to Friday 24 July Cancelled
Car boot sales Sundays Cancelled
Councillor surgeries Various Cancelled
Football - all Barnsley FC matches and Grassroots weekend football Various Cancelled
Library activities and events Various Cancelled
Libraries - all other appointments, groups and activities delivered by other organisations Various Cancelled
Mayoral events (including the karaoke event on 3 April and charity concert with the Grimethorpe Colliery Band on 6 April) Various Cancelled