Calendar of Events

2018 Programme

Events arranged or supported by the Friends of Hemingfield Colliery
(All at the Colliery site unless otherwise indicated)

NB future planned lecture:

Elsecar, Wentworth Woodhouse and the Fitzwilliams: Landscape, People & Industry – An illustrated talk by Dr Nigel Cavanagh

Dr Nigel Cavanagh’s talk is the culmination of years of research. It tells the remarkable story of the people of Elsecar as it grew to be a thriving industrial village on the Wentworth Woodhouse estate. Dr Cavanagh will share the astonishing experiences and secrets of the men, women and children who lived and worked here.



Thursday 17th May

Remembering Elsecar Main and Elsecar workshops

Milton Hall, Elsecar 6.30pm

A warm welcome for a gathering of friends, ex colleagues and locals who have memories or connections with Elsecar Main Colliery and Elsecar Workshops. After feedback from visitors this is a special evening for people to meet and remember.

Saturday 26th – FoHC Open Day (10am-4pm)


Saturday 9th – FoHC Open Day (10am-4pm)

Saturday 23rd – FoHC Open Day (10am-4pm)

Saturday 30th Barnsley History Day (provisional date)


Saturday 14th – FoHC Open Day (10am-4pm)

Saturday 28th – FoHC Open Day (10am-4pm)

Mates of Milton Gala date to be confirmed.


Saturday 11th – FoHC Open Day (10am-4pm)

Saturday 25th – FoHC Open Day (10am-4pm)

Elsecar-by-the-Sea date to be confirmed


Saturday 8th – FoHC Open Day (10am-4pm)

Saturday 22nd – FoHC Open Day (10am-4pm)

Heritage Open Days to be confirmed.


Saturday 6th – FoHC Open Day (10am-4pm)

Saturday 20th – FoHC Open Day (10am-4pm)


Saturday 3rd – FoHC Open Day (10am-4pm)

Saturday 17th – FoHC Open Day (10am-4pm)


Saturday 8th – FoHC Open Day (10am-4pm)

– The Friends will be pleased to welcome visitors during open days and working parties. Please do contact us for further information.


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