Barton upon Humber Tourism

Monthly Archives: November 2015

Barton Christmas Festival

The traditional start to Christmas festivities in Barton, the Christmas Festival,  takes place this Saturday (28th November). Switching on the town’s Christmas Lights at 6.15pm will be the Mayor of Barton, Cllr John Oxley assisted by the two primary school competition winners, Eva-Jean Marshall and Stevie Eayres.  They will be ably supported by Barton’s two World Champions, Sean […]

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Final Barton Civic Society talk of the year

Wildlife photographer Graham Catley draws on his winter visits to Norway and Canada for his talk, Snow Birds – the High Arctic in Winter, where  he observed how birds adapt and prepare for the severe Arctic winter. This is the final talk of 2015 organised by Barton’s Civic Society, with a new programme to be announced […]

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Art, Life & Vision exhibition at Baysgarth House Museum

An extraordinary display of local talent by members of Barton’s Camera Club.  The exhibition runs until December 20.  The Museum is open Friday to Sunday, 12 noon until 4pm BartonPoster5.2_PW

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Development of a Strategic Plan for the Town

Members of the public and local groups and organisations are invited to attend this Barton Town Council planning committee meeting and put forward their views,visions and ideas on the development of a strategic plan for the town. This plan is intended to incorporate a vision for the future of the town and could include car parking issues […]

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Five Art exhibition at Waters’ Edge

Join the ladies from the local group Five Art this weekend at Waters’ Edge and view their stunning paintings – a perfect opportunity to buy that special Christmas gift. All pictures available to buy at excellent prices. Free admission. The exhibition will be open on Saturday 14 Nov and  Sunday 15 Nov from 10am to 4pm on […]

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Barton Lions’ Bonfire Night

Held in the Top Park of  Baysgarth Park behind the Leisure Centre this Thursday (November 5),  gates to this annual Barton Lions organised bonfire night celebration,  famed for its spectacular fire works display. opens at  5.30pm with the bonfire being lit at 6pm. The fireworks display performed by Rainbow Fireworks starts at 6.30pm. Admission £3 adults, £1 for unaccompanied teenagers, under-16 […]

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Humber Hospices Firewalk at The Ropewalk

Starting at 5pm at the Ropewalk, in Barton,  on Saturday, November 7 the Humber Hospices Firewalk will see participants walk across hot coals to raise money for three local hospices, Lindsey Lodge in Scunthorpe, St Andrew’s Hospice in Grimsby and Dove House in Hull. This event was organised in conjunction with two other hospices – […]

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Lindsey Lodge Hospice Tree of Light service

The Tree of Lights Service on behalf of Lindsey Lodge Hospice takes place on Sunday, December 13, starting at 4pm.  The service is for people who have lost loved ones who can be remembered by either sending a donation to the Hospice to have them put in the Book of Remembrance or just by lighting […]

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Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Celebration Service

St Mary’s Shoebox Celebration Service takes place on Sunday, November 15, at 9.30am when Adam Tankard (Regional Manager at Operation Christmas Child UK) will be attending the service to talk about some of his personal experiences at previous years’ shoebox distributions.  This date is also the deadline for returning filled shoeboxes.

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New dates for Ted Lewis Trail

Members of the Ted Lewis Group are conducting a series of guided walks around Barton, looking at places in the town that have close associations with Ted’s early life that he used in his early biographical novels. The walks, taking about two hours, start and finish at Wilderspin School on Queen Street.  During the walk, […]

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Contact Details

Tourist Information
Telephone: 01652 631500

Barton Town Council
Telephone: 01652 633598

Barton-upon-Humber Tourism Partnership
Telephone: 01652 660380

Email: btp@the-ropewalk.co.uk