Host your event in one of the most unique indoor spaces in the North of England.

Dating back to the Victorian era, The Ironworks is a vast iron rolling mill set in the historic village of Elsecar. With a capacity of up to 900 our stunning industrial venue can be adapted to your individual requirements.

Just five minutes from the M1 and less than 20 minutes by direct train from Sheffield and Barnsley, The Ironworks, surrounded by the cobbled streets and beautiful historic buildings of Elsecar village, is one of the most characterful and unforgettable event spaces in Yorkshire.

Interested in hiring The Ironworks? Featuring a bar, staging, tiered seating and a flexible range of layouts, the Ironworks can be hired for a range of events including markets, exhibitions, gigs, exclusive fundraisers, concerts and corporate events. Please contact our team by emailing functions@barnsley.gov.uk. No matter how big or small your event, we’ll help make it a reality.

Interested in hosting your wedding at the Ironworks? We are a fully licensed venue for ceremonies and receptions – contact weddings@barnsley.gov.uk for more information.