Venue Hire

Building 21 at Elsecar Heritage Centre is a flexible space available to hire for a range of private and public events.


A unique setting with a rich industrial heritage, Elsecar is an extraordinary venue for special day. It will delight your guests and provide an amazing and theatrical backdrop to your big day.

Grimethorpe Brass Band

We are thrilled to announce a performance by The Grimethorpe Colliery Band at Elsecar Heritage Centre on Thursday 6th November.

Newcomen Open Days

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

Opening Times

Monday - Sunday

10am to 5pm

Events & Exhibitions


Latest News

Barnsley’s Heritage Angels recognised

Two of our borough’s top visitor attractions – Wentworth Castle and Elsecar Heritage Centre – have been recognised for their dedication to saving their respective heritage.


Madfest line-up is music to the ears

Get your tickets for Madfest 2013 - three days of folk music, street theatre entertainment, spoken word, craft stalls and real ale.