War Horse

In its tenth year War Horse has returned to The Alhambra in Bradford for an extended run to the 10th of March. If last night’s performance is anything to go by, it will be back in ten year’s time for its twentieth year. A powerful story told with wit, music, songs and inventiveness. The sets provide an imaginative [...]

By |2018-02-15T15:12:43+00:00February 15th, 2018|Categories: What's On|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

First World War Living History Event at Cannon Hall

Saturday 27th - Monday 29th August 11.00am to 4.00pm  Experience how the Army lived and fought during the Great War 1914-1918.There will be displays throughout the day as well as visits to the soldiers’ camp Free entry but donations are welcome to our Friends charity. Money raised will support the Heritage Lottery Grant to restore [...]

By |2016-08-13T10:33:48+00:00August 15th, 2016|Categories: What's On|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Somme Commemorations in Penistone

On Friday 1st July, it is 100 years since the infamous battle of the Somme began in France.  There will be a service at the War Memorial in Penistone, beginning at 10.30am, to mark the event.  Pupils from Penistone Grammar School are taking part and there will be a small memorial garden in the Churchyard [...]

By |2016-06-21T09:50:13+00:00June 23rd, 2016|Categories: What's On|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Book Launch “The Fallen, Their Stories”

Following on from the success of the book "The Stories behind the Names", about the World War 1 Servicemen from Penistone, Rex and Janet Dyson have researched and had printed (at their own expense) a book detailing the lives of the Thurlstone and Hoylandswaine Servicemen who were killed in World War 1. They are holding [...]

By |2014-11-06T09:40:58+00:00November 6th, 2014|Categories: What's On|Tags: , , |0 Comments