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Elsecar

Nadiya Hussain to appear at Flavours Food Festival

TV celebrity baker and chef, Nadiya Hussain, will be appearing at Elsecar’s annual Flavours Food Festival on Sunday, 15 October. The ‘Great British Bake Off’ champion will be cooking up a storm at her live cookery demonstrations, which will take place on the second day of the spectacular event. At the performances which last approximately forty five minutes, she will create a selection of her very own recipes which people can recreate at home.

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Experience Barnsley

Berneslai Café bags best café award at the Best of Barnsley awards

Berneslai Café, has been named the winner in the best cafe category at the Best of Barnsley Retail and Leisure Awards on Friday. The award winning café , which is part of Experience Barnsley Museum and based in the town’s iconic town hall building, serves a selection of tasty treats which include freshly ground coffees, teas, simple breakfasts’, delicious lunches and cakes.

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Elsecar

Elsecar Rocks

The village of Elsecar is excited to announce the date of this year’s annual family fun weekend, ‘Elsecar-by-the-Sea’. To mark the occasion, the new owners of a popular sweet shop in the heart of the village are launching the first-ever Elsecar Rock. The event which will take place on Saturday, 2 and Sunday, 3 September, will bring all the fun of the seaside to the historical village; which was once a celebrated centre of iron-making and coal-mining and part of the extended Wentworth Woodhouse estate.

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Elsecar

Elsecar’s hidden history revealed

Elsecar's hidden history has been the focus for expert archaeologists using high tech geophysics equipment this week. The work is part of Elsecar’s new status as a Heritage Action Zone.

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Cannon Hall

Cannon Hall Museum celebrates 60th birthday in style

Cannon Hall Museum is celebrating its 60th birthday in style by bringing some of Hollywood’s finest wedding dresses to Yorkshire. The ‘Tales of the Wedding Dress - from Homemade to World Stage’ exhibition features costume gowns worn by stars including Gwyneth Paltrow and Kiera Knightley, and coincides with the 60th anniversary of the museum - which opened at the hall on 1 June 1957.

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