Barton upon Humber Tourism
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Welcome to Barton upon Humber

This charming town on the edge of the Lincolnshire Wolds in the shadow of the Humber Bridge has a lot to offer the visitor. In medieval times Barton was the most important port on the Humber and has many fine merchants' houses. Today the town centre is home to a wide range of friendly independent shops, welcoming eateries and museums. Regular events and performances are held through out the year.

Barton News

Rotary Club coffee morning in aid of eradicating Polio

Barton upon Humber Rotary Club is holding a Coffee Morning from 10am until 12 noon at the Trinity Methodist Church Lecture Hall to help with eradicating Polio.

Each £1 donated will be matched by an additional £2 from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Immunisation costs just 20p per child so every £1 donated, plus the £2 from the Gates’ Foundation will immunise 15 children.

At the same time a collection will take place at the Tesco Store on Maltkiln Lane and near Central Surgery on King Street.


Back to the Victorian Era at Wilderspin National School

Theatre group Don’t Go Into The Cellar return to Barton with two productions on Saturday, October 15.

At 2.30pm in the Wilderspin Schoolroom they will be performing Penny Dreadful! Or Mrs. Lovett’s Revenge!  Chills and chuckles in abundance are promised in this original one-woman who featuring Sweeney Todd’s partner in crime, Mrs Lovett.

Be appalled by a plethora of other grotesque characters from the cheap and grisly pages of the Victorian era’s penny dreadful papers, in a theatrical comedy suitable for children and the young at heart. Go on – have a close shave with Mrs. Lovett… She’d love to have you for dinner!

Tickets cost £9, concessions £8,  and children £5

At 7.30pm in the Joseph Wright Hall the company is performing Tea with Oscar Wilde where the audience is cordially invited to the 1890s where you’ll be “Wilde” about who Oscar has on his chaise longue.

The popular modern chat show is reimagined for the Victorian age, hosted by the acclaimed wit of the era, Oscar Wilde. Following the now familiar format, guests include a selection of some of the ‘celebrities’ of the day.  Packed with gossip, song and humour – and a few surprises – this light-hearted performance invites the audience to experience the 1890s wittiest “chit chat” show.

Tickets cost £9, concessions £8

Contact Details

Tourist Information
Telephone: 01652 631500

Barton Town Council
Telephone: 01652 633538

Barton-upon-Humber Tourism Partnership
Telephone: 01652 660380