Venue Hire

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

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.

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.

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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Latest News

Elsecar go ‘all out’ for and evening with Geoffrey Boycott

Cricketing legend Geoffrey Boycott will be making a very special appearance at The Ironworks at Elsecar on Friday, 27 October at 7:30pm. The event, which is part of Boycott’s 100th Hundred – The 40th Anniversary Tour, will be an evening of stories and anecdotes by the cricketing legend.

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Nadiya Hussain to appear at Flavours Food Festival

TV celebrity baker and chef, Nadiya Hussain, will be appearing at Elsecar’s annual Flavours Food Festival on Sunday, 15 October. The ‘Great British Bake Off’ champion will be cooking up a storm at her live cookery demonstrations, which will take place on the second day of the spectacular event. At the performances which last approximately forty five minutes, she will create a selection of her very own recipes which people can recreate at home.

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