What's On

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

Events

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

 

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Sun 9th Apr

Antiques Fair

Started in the 1990’s, the 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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Sat 15th Apr

Elsecar Making History!

Do you live in Elsecar? Have you worked here? Come and look at old photographs, films and documents from across the years. Do you know someone with memories to tell? Have you any old photographs or films to share?

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Sun 16th Apr

Pop-up Bunnies

Drop into our family workshop and make your own pop-up Easter bunnies, it’s the perfect way to spend time with family and loved ones during the school holidays!

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Sun 16th Apr

Guided Tours: The Earl’s Village of Iron and Coal

Join our guides for a fascinating tour around the village. Discover what it meant to live and work in the Earl’s village of iron and coal. Imagine the power of the furnaces, the bravery of our miners and grand splendour of Royal visits. The tour is packed with places to see, incredible stories and newly discovered secrets. Each tour lasts around an hour.

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Sun 16th Apr

1795 Newcomen Engine Open Days and Demonstrations

Come along, discover the 1795 New Colliery and marvel at the ‘Elsecar Great Engine’, built at the direction of Earl Fitzwilliam. The oldest steam engine still in its original location anywhere, the engine is recognised to be one of the world’s greatest monuments to the Industrial Revolution.

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Sun 16th Apr

Unique Craft Fairs

80 stalls selling a wide range of products and gifts. Come and see a mixture of handmade and bought-in goods from local Yorkshire businesses. Jewellery, clothing, ceramics, sewing, country crafts, photography, artwork, candles, homeware, shabby chic plus much more. It’s the perfect place to visit for a family day out.

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Sun 23rd Apr

Gifts and Grub

You’ll find over 120 stalls at this ‘Gifts & Grub’ Food & Gift Fair selling everything from pies, cakes and cheese to handmade craft and gift items! A fun family day out with lots of tasty treats and crafts on offer, along with rides and entertainment too!

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Sat 29th Apr - Sun 30th Apr

BBR Spring Extravaganza

BBR presents another bumper specialist collectors weekend. There will be lots of antiques on offer, with stalls inside and out it looks set to be a fun packed weekend!

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