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Elsecar Rocks

The village of Elsecar is excited to announce the date of this year’s annual family fun weekend, ‘Elsecar-by-the-Sea’. To mark the occasion, the new owners of a popular sweet shop in the heart of the village are launching the first-ever Elsecar Rock. The event which will take place on Saturday, 2 and Sunday, 3 September, will bring all the fun of the seaside to the historical village; which was once a celebrated centre of iron-making and coal-mining and part of the extended Wentworth Woodhouse estate.

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Elsecar’s hidden history revealed

Elsecar's hidden history has been the focus for expert archaeologists using high tech geophysics equipment this week. The work is part of Elsecar’s new status as a Heritage Action Zone.

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Barnsley Museums welcomes almost 1.2 million visitors

Barnsley Museums celebrated attracting almost 1.2 million visitors in 2016/17. To mark the occasion, the last visitors to arrive on Friday, 31 March were presented with a special gift from Cllr Roy Miller, Cabinet spokesperson for Place, at Worsbrough Mill Country Park.

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James Martin arrives at Elsecar

TV celebrity chef James Martin will be appearing at Elsecar’s Flavours Food Festival on Sunday, 23 October. The spectacular one day event will see the unique historical site of Elsecar transformed into a bustling food and drinks market, offering a wide variety of tasty treats and delicious beverages.

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