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 the download below for our 2019 June - September What's On guide.

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Fri 20th Sep

Elsecar Looking to the Future

Barnsley Museums are holding a number of drop-in events for local residents to come and give us their thoughts on the future of the village, including proposed changes to the Conservation Area and a possible new Local List for Elsecar.

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Sun 22nd Sep

Unique Gift Fair

Unique Gift Fairs are pleased to announce their popular Craft and Gift Fair is back on Sunday 22 September in the Ironworks, with over 90 stalls selling a wide range of gifts and crafts from local Yorkshire businesses.

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Mon 23rd Sep

Elsecar by Twilight

Join us for an unforgettable demonstration of our 1795 Newcomen Engine and a twilight tour of Elsecar's industrial buildings and sites.

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Sun 13th Oct

Antiques Fair

Started in the 1990s the Elsecar Antiques Fair has become the largest monthly event of its kind in Yorkshire. Visitors will find lots of unique items across the entire collecting ranges.

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