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Elsecar is crafting clever for the Tour de Yorkshire

For the very first time, Barnsley will be a host town for the Tour de Yorkshire, one of the UK's top cycling events. As part of the race top riders will travel through the historic village of Elsecar on Friday, 4 May and will be given the warmest of welcomes as they go.

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A visit to Elsecar for a trip down memory lane

A visit to Elsecar for a trip down memory lane 30 November 2017 Elsecar is celebrating a significant time in its history by hosting a special event for people, and the friends and family of people, who worked at Elsecar Main Colliery.

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The Man Engine plans to come to Barnsley next year

The colossal engineering miracle ‘The Man Engine’ will rise again and looks set to come to Barnsley in 2018. After recent news of the win of the ‘Best Arts Project’ in the prestigious National Lottery Awards, it has today been announced that the largest mechanical puppet ever constructed in Britain will rise again next Easter in an ultimate ‘Resurrection Tour’. On its travels it plans to come to Barnsley.

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Who will be crowned Barnsley’s Biggest Banger?

Flavours Food Fest is making a welcome return to Elsecar this October and they are on the hunt for Barnsley’s Biggest Banger! Visitors attending the foodie festival will have the opportunity to create their very own succulent sausage using equipment provided by Andrew Coddy of Coddy’s Farm in Holmfirth.

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All the fun of the seaside at the heart of South Yorkshires

Visitors to Elsecar are in for a treat when Elsecar by the Sea, the village’s annual celebration of its remarkable history, returns on Saturday 2 and Sunday 3 September. The fun filled family weekend brings with it a taste of the seaside. There will be lots to see and do including a community gala (Saturday) in the award winning Elsecar park, beer festival in Milton Hall (Thursday - Saturday), craft fair in The Ironworks (Saturday and Sunday) and steam trains plus much more.

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