Venue Hire

The Ironworks at Elsecar is a flexible space available to hire for a range of private and public events.

Newcomen Open Days

Marvel at Elsecar's newly conserved Newcomen Beam Engine in action. It has been described as the most important piece of industrial heritage in the world.

Weddings

A unique setting with a rich heritage, Elsecar is an extraordinary venue for your special day. It will delight guests and provide a stunning backdrop for your wedding.

Barnsley Museums online shop

Take a look at the Barnsley Museums online shop. You will find lots of unique gift ideas many with a Barnsley theme. You can also purchase tickets to many of our wonderful events.

Learning

Our museums give children of all ages the opportunity to discover new things and feel inspired. Young people like museum visits as they help improve relationships with classmates and teachers, giving them the chance to get to know each other better in a unique environment.

Shopping

You will be amazed by the fantastic range of shops, studios and cafés.

Elsecar Heritage Centre


Elsecar is a remarkable village, transformed by the Earls Fitzwilliam into a thriving centre of iron and coal. Visitors can browse the Earls Fitzwilliam’s workshops, now packed with shops, traditional cafes, delicatessens and antiques.

Events & Exhibitions

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Back to the Futurist cinema launches in Elsecar

A pop-up community cinema is being launched in Elsecar this month, 33 years after the Futurist cinema closed its doors in the village. A special screening of the cult classic film Back to the Future will launch the community cinema at The Ironworks at Elsecar Heritage Centre on Thursday 15 November from 7pm – 10.30pm. The launch event is free and open to everyone

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Flavours Food Festival returns with a bang

Elsecar Heritage Centre is opening its doors to Flavours annual food festival this weekend, Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 October. Packed full of foodie fun, live music, family entertainment and a spectacular firework display, the weekend is a two-day celebration for all the senses.

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