The Ballad of Eldon Street Listening Party

8th August 2023

On Thursday, 14 September, there will be a listening party for the Ballad of Eldon Street, a new BBC radio ballad featuring the lyrics and music of Simon Armitage and LYR and stories and voices from Eldon Street. Held in the Parkway Cinema, it will be a unique opportunity to hear the radio ballad before its launch on Radio 4 later in the month. The evening is taking place as part of the Eldon Street High Street Heritage Action Zone. 

To book a place at this unique and fascinating experience, visit

Date: Thursday, Thursday, 14 September 

Time: 7.30 pm – 8.30 pm

Location: The Parkway Cinema, Barnsley, Eldon Street, S70 2JL

Ticket price: £5 to include a limited-edition Eldon Street goody bag.

The Ballad of Eldon Street Listening Party