Elsecar is Making History! New project for local people to share their village’s remarkable history is launched
Local residents are invited to bring objects, photographs and memories to a special community event in Elsecar, as part of a new project to share the village’s history with visitors and future generations.
An exciting new vision for the former site of the Elsecar Ironworks has been announced today, including a new heritage railway, new rail college, outdoor events area and more.
parler femme – A stunning immersive dance performance by Tala Lee-Turton Productions hosted at Elsecar
On Thursday, 16 November parler femme, the latest dance production from Barnsley’s Tala Lee-Turton, will be performed in the stunning setting of the Ironworks at Elsecar Heritage Centre.
A stunning performance which combines painting and music is coming to Barnsley for the very first time. ‘Fantasy and Fables’ will see award-winning illustrator, author and storyteller, James Mayhew perform with Sheffield Philharmonic Orchestra at Elsecar Heritage Centre on Saturday, 8 July.
Barnsley Museums will be celebrating the history of Elsecar through a new community and volunteering project, Building Bridges and Forging Ahead, supported by The National Lottery Heritage Fund.
A stunning digital reconstruction of the historic village of Elsecar has been highly commended at the Museums + Heritage Awards in the category of ‘Best Use of Digital’.
New ‘Reyt Royal Elsecar!’ guided tours launched for the King’s Coronation! Taking place at 2pm every Saturday and Sunday, visitors will be guided around the village to discover amazing secrets and Royal connections.
A stunning new sculpture that reflects on and celebrates Elsecar’s industrial past, and the nature and popularity of its canal valley, is due to be unveiled this Spring.
New history boards sharing the rich stories of the Elsecar Valley have been installed as part of a series of improvements to the Trans Pennine Trail.