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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.
Autumn Activities

Autumn Activities

Now that we are in autumn everyone is looking for things to do with the kids to celebrate this lovely colourful season. Here we have some great ideas, and they don't all involve being cooped up indoors! Get out and enjoy the cooler, fresh air and the crunchy leaves under foot - you can always return home afterwards for a hot chocolate and a snuggle

Be safe this Bonfire Night

Be safe this Bonfire Night

Be safe this Bonfire Night by making sure that you, pets and your family know and follow the very important Fireworks Code. Have fun if you are going to an event or having friends and family round at home. It includes safety rules for sparklers too! You will also be able to download our Fireworks Code poster to display if you are hosting an event. 

Nutella Cupcakes

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

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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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How to carve the perfect pumpkin!

Get your creative hat on and have a go at carving a fantastic Halloween Pumpkin!

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Spooky Cheesecake

Create these yummy, fun cheesecakes for the whole family

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