Free event


Visit Wakefield Museums & Castles’ museum hub located in South Elmsall library to meet the Faces of South Elmsall.

This exhibition is an installation by leading photographic artist, Jonathan Straight. It celebrates some of the people and stories that make South Elmsall and the surrounding towns and villages unique. Some of the stories you might expect. Others are more unusual…

Visit the hub to discover the tales of The Dolphin Trainer, The Bottle Collector, and The Fairground Ride Restorer.  Each fascinating story features a stunning new photographic portrait, treasured objects, and an exclusive short film clip.

After your visit, view the full videos and explore even more stories from all walks of local life at You can even share your own story.

For opening times of the hub click here.

Venue opening hours

Monday : 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

Tuesday : 9:30 am - 6:00 pm

Wednesday : 9:30 am - 1:00 pm

Thursday : Closed

Friday : 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

Saturday : 9:30 am - 1:00 pm

Sunday : Closed

Venue Details

Find us at

Barnsley Road, South Elmsall, WF9 2AA