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Hello and welcome to Raring2go! Barnsley, the definitive guide of what to do and where to go for parents, carers and children across the Barnsley area.

If you're looking for help finding what's on for children or where to go in Barnsley, great ideas for a family day out, or the ideal party venue then take a closer look...

Looking for that Riding school or local Ballet teacher? We have a host of Clubs and Classes for all age ranges, and much more for kids to do!

You can also follow us on Facebook for hot-off-the-press updates and information on our favourite  children's events, competitions and offers for local Barnsley families, so to stay in touch just 'like' our page!

To view the latest issue of the magazine, please click the image to the left.

If you are a local Barnsley business wishing to feature your own events and activities  for children then please contact me by email  or give me a call on 07748266556 for details. Don't forget that you can add details about your own event HERE.

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Run around and work up a sweat in the fresh air this autumn with a day of outdoor sporty activities.

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Visit our KidsZone

Our KidsZone is packed full of activities for indoors and out, plus loads of colouring in and activity sheets to download and print off.
hosting a Haunted House Party

hosting a Haunted House Party

Raise money for the British Heart Foundation whilst having a fang-tastic time! Entertain your guest by playing ghostly games and dancing to mysterious music. Why not wow your guests with these healthy and tasty spooky snacks? If you would like to do some freaky face paints then watch these step by step video tutorials. Fri 27th-31st Oct

Halloween Recipes

Halloween Recipes

Halloween is the perfect time of year to get creative in the kitchen and making food scarily fun! Whether you want to jazz up a slice of cheese on toast or go full out for a party with spooky drinks and disgusting nibbles we have some great Halloween recipes for you right here. The kids will love getting involved - or have a surprise goulish meal!!

Nutella Cupcakes

Try these delicious nutella cupcakes - easy for the kids to make too!

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Support the BHF by hosting a Haunted House Party

The British Heart Foundation want YOU to host a Haunted House Party to raise money this Halloween

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Money saving tips for all the family

Save a pretty penny: Money saving tips for the family.

Every bit helps especially with Xmas coming...

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Make this lovely Troll House from Rainy Day Kids Adventure Book...we show you how...

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