Free event Family friendly


Head over to Wakefield Museums & Castles’ museum hub located in the South Elmsall Library to see changing displays celebrating local stories from the South Elmsall area.

The museum hub displays feature highlights from the Wakefield Museums & Castles collection, treasured objects lent by local people, and exciting artist commissions. Previous installations have explored the history of shopping in the town, showcased a local boxing hero, and included everything from coal mining to dolphin training!

Visit on Saturday 13 January to discover more about 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…

All welcome, no booking required. To mark the launch of Our Year – Wakefield District 2024, Wakefield Council is hosting 24 in 24, a celebration which will see 24 events take place on one jampacked day and bringing communities together.

Taking place across each ward of the Wakefield district on Saturday 13th January 2024, 24 in 24 will be a taste of what’s to come throughout Our Year’s 366-day programme of activity.

The day will feature 24 free events spanning walks, exhibitions, and interactive workshops and activities on your doorstep!

Venue opening hours

Monday : 9:30 am - 6:00 pm

Tuesday : 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

Wednesday : 9:30 am - 1:00 pm

Thursday : Closed

Friday : 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

Saturday : 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Sunday : Closed

Venue Details

Find us at

Barnsley Road, South Elmsall, WF9 2AA