The Civic

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The Civic is a multi-purpose theatre and art gallery based in Barnsley.

The Civic presents a year-round programme of world-class accessible performances and exhibitions in the heart of South Yorkshire.


The Civic, Barnsley


Hanson Street, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, s70 2HZ

01226 327000

Opening hours

Opening Hours: Tuesday - Saturday 10am-5pm



Free Admission


Our facilities include two accessible toilets, lift access to and from the auditorium, strong and approved handrails at both sides of staircase, wheelchair spaces offering front row facilities and an induction loop in the auditorium. Wheelchair users and people who are visually impaired are entitled to a free ticket for their carer/companion if requested. Guide dogs are welcome. Please state any access requirements at the time of booking your tickets.


The Civic entrance is located on Hanson Street in Barnsley town centre, a five minute walk from the Transport Interchange, and close to the County Way car park. There is no onsite parking, but most town centre parking is free after 6pm.
Please note, if you are directed to the Eldon Street entrance, you will need to head up The Victorian Arcade (to the left) or Regent Street South (to the right) to reach the main entrance of The Civic.

By Road: If travelling by car use the main arterial routes to get to Church Street, which is one-way, from where you turn left into Regent Street, which is also one-way. County Way is on the left towards the bottom of Regent Street and Pay-and-Display parking is available in two large surface car parks. Once you have parked walk back along County Way to its junction with Regent Street and turn right. Proceed along Regent Street and turn left into Hanson Street. The Civic is on the left at the end of Hanson Street.

By Public Transport (Transport Interchange): When travelling via bus or train, head for the main entrance on Eldon Street. Cross Eldon Street to Regent Street South (pedestrianised) and proceed to Mandela Gardens (approx. 200 yards). The Civic is on the left hand side.