As reported in the Barnsley Chronicle on 29th March, Stephanie and Kevin Brennan, MP for Cardiff West and a Shadow Minister for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, recently visited some of Barnsley’s fantastic cultural spots.
They visited the Experience Barnsley museum in Barnsley Town Hall. The new ‘Barnsley On Film’ exhibition brings together historical footage of Barnsley to give an insight into the town’s past. past.
They also visited the Elsecar Heritage Centre and the Yorkshire Sculpture Park, which showcases art from around the world.
Commenting, Stephanie said:
“It was a pleasure to visit these fantastic cultural sports.
“Culture builds pride in our communities and the creative industries are the fastest growing sector in our economy. It’s great that this is so well supported in Barnsley.”
Kevin, Labour’s Shadow Minister, commented:
“Culture and our creative industries are so important for local communities.
“Cultural sites such as these provide unique experiences for local people, and can breathe new life into an area.
“I’m pleased to see that so much good work is being done in Barnsley and South Yorkshire to ensure that sites such as these are properly supported, so that they can continue to make an important contribution to the cultural life of the community.”