What's On

A full programme of special events takes place throughout the year, and businesses in the Centre regularly run craft workshops.


Events are subject to change or cancellation. If an event is cancelled due to circumstances beyond our control refunds will be considered on a case-by-case basis. If an event is cancelled in advance by BMBC a full refund will be offered. 

Refunds are not available on events tickets bought by mistake or due to changes in circumstance, if contacted more than 14 days before the event tickets can be swapped for another time/event or transferred. Please contact us for details.

For information about forthcoming events taking place at Cannon Hall and other Barnsley Museum sites please click here for our 2018 Summer What's On guide.

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Sun 22nd Jul

Unique Gift Fair

80 stalls selling a wide range of products and gifts. Come and see a mixture of handmade and bought-in goods from local businesses.

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Sun 22nd Jul

Milton Ironwork Site Tour

A guided tour of the Milton Ironworks site, including the community excavation. Come and find out about the archaeological work that has been taking place on the site over the past 12 months, and how this is adding to the historical understanding of the area. Please book as there is limited spaces on the tour. Meet outside the Furnace Pub.

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Wed 25th Jul - Sun 2nd Sep

Museum in a Box

Drop into the Visitor Centre and explore our ‘Museum in a Box! Discover this magical machine and bring to life the amazing heritage of Elsecar through unique artefacts.

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Sat 18th Aug - Sun 19th Aug

Mind Body Spirit Event

Join us for a weekend of relaxation, inspiration and spiritual development. White Light Events have been bringing Mind Body and Spirit Events to the UK for 10 years and we took over the running of this event in August 2017.

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