CLASSIC film Kes will be given a special charity screening at the cinema this month in memory of Barnsley author Barry Hines - the man who wrote the book the film is based on.

The iconic 1969 film is to be shown in a special charity screening at Penistone Paramount Cinema in memory of Hoyland Common-born Barry Hines, author of the book Kestrel for a Knave, who died in March.

The event will be hosted by Mayor of Barnsley Coun Linda Burgess and will raise money for dementia charities.

Kes will be screened on November 27 at 2pm. For tickets see the Penistone Paramount website or call 767532.