Wild animals have gathered across Thurnscoe as part of Big Local Thurnscoe’s summer sculpture trail. A total of nine sculptures will be on view throughout August at locations including local shops and public spaces. Three large sculptures have been decorated by professional artist Fabric Lenny and will be permanently installed in Thurnscoe’s Flower Park, outside […]
Big Local Events
Our first ever pop up Business School will take place between 22-24th January and we are looking for any budding entrepreneurs to get involved! The course is free and strictly limited to 10 places. The programme is still being finalised but if you would like more information, please contact Alison on 07557 740330.
Volunteers from BMBC Business Delivery team based at Gateway Plaza spent a full day volunteering at Thurnscoe Library to support Big Local Thurnscoe ahead of our ‘Christmas Cracker’ event. Tasks included turning a meeting room into Santa’s Grotto, putting up 2 Christmas trees and wrapping up over 200 presents! Volunteers spent the whole day working […]
We have joined forces with BMBC’s Launchpad service to bring a pop up Business School to Thurnscoe in the New Year. This is a brilliant opportunity to get expert advice and support with all aspects of setting up a business from financial planning to marketing – and it’s FREE to Thurnscoe residents! Have you always […]
Our final community event of the year takes place on Saturday 1st December at Thurnscoe Library from 2pm. Santa will be in his grotto (£2) and we will have festive entertainment from Barnsley Met Concert Band and Thurnscoe Harmonic Male Voice Choir. Light refreshments will be available.
On 14th September, Big Local Thurnscoe hosted a ‘Magical Mystery Tour’ for special guests including Matt Leach who is the CEO of Local Trust, the national organisation which oversees the work of all Big Local areas across the country. The tour began with a meet and greet reception at Thurnscoe Library followed by visits to […]
Calling all wizards and warlocks, ghouls and ghosts! For the first time, Big Local Thurnscoe is stepping over to the dark side with a free entry Halloween event in Thurnscoe Park. Come and see the park as never before with spooky sounds, lighting and smoke effects. Halloween Spooktacular, Saturday 27th October 2pm till 6pm at […]
Come and join in the fun at our Beach Party on Saturday 4th August where we will once again be creating a giant beach in our award-winning Thurnscoe Park, complete with buckets and spades and deckchairs! Mr Dan will be entertaining the children and handing out prizes, there will be donkey rides, balloons and traditional […]
Hundreds of people made their way to Thurnscoe’s Phoenix Park on Sunday 20th May to attend BLT’s first ever Dinosaur Day at which a huge animatronic T- Rex dinosaur was the BIG attraction. In addition to several T-Rex walkabouts, there were baby dinosaurs with their handlers, a huge dinosaur egg that people could climb inside to […]
Yes, Dinosaurs are returning to Phoenix Park in Thurnscoe on Sunday 20th May, 12-4pm! Join us to see a huge roaming T-Rex, meet some baby dinosaurs with their handlers and take part in some awesome activities. Attractions include a new dinosaur trail, ferocious face painting, a ‘Jurassic’ climbing wall and a range of dinosaur craft […]