Don’t miss a moment at The Glass Works this summer

July 29, 2022

Everything under the sun is going on at The Glass Works this summer, there are endless ways to shop, dine, play, and learn.

This is your complete guide to summer at The Glass Works. With all the hottest deals, greatest events and more, so you don’t miss a moment at The Glass Works.

From good old traditions to new summer additions, from holiday essentials to everyday items, from time to study to times in the sun, The Glass Works really is the place to be.

Fashion Fixes

Whether you are catching a flight abroad, exploring closer to home with a staycation, or just enjoying the great (or not so great!) weather in the garden, get your fashion fix for summer with the help of our fantastic stores!

If it is some retail therapy you’re after, then look no further. The Glass Works’ newest addition, New Look, along with other fashion specialists, River Island, Next, TK Maxx, USC and JD Sports have got everything you need to upgrade your wardrobe. Need a new pair of sandals, flip-flops, and slides to wear around the pool? Look no further than Deichmann who has up to 50% off throughout August!

If you have your eye on picking up a new sport this summer while watching the Commonwealth Games, Sports Direct have all the clothing and equipment you need for a summer of sport. Or maybe you have been inspired by the Lioness’s success at the Women’s Euros? Get the latest and greatest football kits at Sports Direct and JD Sports and wear your team’s badge with pride!

Fashionable Hangouts

Summer is all about socialising, and The Glass Works is made for exactly that. From coffee dates to staying out late, relaxing in the sun to a family day of sun, the cafes, restaurants, and bars mean there are endless possibilities!

Fancy a mid-shopping spree pick me up or a catch-up with a friend? You will want to head to one of the fantastic cafes. With Caffe Botanico, Coffee Boy, 200 Degrees Coffee, as well the cafes in Market Kitchen, you are spoilt for choice. Each of the brilliant coffee houses are unique, why not check out their pages on our website to see which one takes your fancy?

Looking for your next great night out with your friends? With so many great spots to eat and drink at, you can really make a night of it, all within a short walk! Falco Lounge is a great place to start, with their 2 for £10.50 deal on cocktails, every day from 5pm until 7:30pm. Next up is Cucina Sky Lounge in Market Kitchen, not only do they offer fantastic drinks with a lively atmosphere, but you can also sample some of the tasty international cuisines from one of the other vendors. Finally, one of The Glass Works newest additions, The Salt House is the perfect place to end your night. Open until 2am with a live DJ, and serving up brilliant cocktails, wine, beer, and the biggest tequila selection in Yorkshire!

Old Traditions

You can’t beat the classics, and they don’t come much more classic and historic than Barnsley Market! Open for over 800 years, the market is just as strong as ever, with its unique atmosphere, great stalls, friendly faces, and Barnsley spirit!

With nearly 100 stalls across 2 floors, there is everything you need to make this summer a special one. You can find everything from the freshest, quality meat and fish for your next barbeque to some new outdoor furniture and decorations, and from treats for the pets to booking your next fantastic holiday.

New Favourites

Summer is also about holidays and travelling. In Market Kitchen, you can sample flavours from around the world just round the corner.

Feel like you’re in a Greek paradise with Jar Bar’s incredible Gyros, Canada’s poutine is the perfect weekend treat to indulge in from Pou Poutine, Nero’s Artisan Pizza bring to life the pasta and pizza in the traditional Italian way, from classic Turkish kebabs to meze platters, try something new from Meze!, noodle delights alongside stir fry favourites, Khao Niew Thai Café is bursting with flavour, Rajah Foods is packed with classic curries along with Indian wraps and kebabs!

Time for Fun

Everyone knows summer is the time for play, and The Glass Works is the perfect place to do it.

Whether you are young or old, coming with family or friends, during the day or late at night, there really is something for everyone over the coming months, with lots of exciting events, workshops, and activities.

Superbowl UK is open as usual, from 9am – 12pm every single day! And they are running some of their usual amazing deals throughout the summer holidays. With their incredible bowling, SEGA amusement arcade, Crazy Club soft play for the kids, and bar and diner for the adults, there is fun for all the family.

Starting on Wednesday 3rd August, Dancing Town returns to Barnsley. Every Wednesday and Saturday throughout August and September, there is a selection of dance workshops of all different styles. Visit their website here to book your place on Yoga & Creative improvisation, Hip Hop and break dance, English Sword dancing and many more.

As you can see, everything under the sun is going on at The Glass Works this summer. There has never been a better time to visit, whether local to Barnsley or from further afield, looking for a day out with the kids or your next great night out.

Still to Come

Do you know what the most exciting part is? We are just getting started. With a host of huge new openings over the next few months, including Cineworld, Starbucks, Flannels, The Botanist, Fridays, and Black + White, and a packed events programme including Barnsley Bright Nights, The Glass Works 1st Birthday, and more, you won’t want to miss a moment at The Glass Works.