Barton upon Humber Tourism

Monthly Archives: December 2015

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from the Barton Tourism Partnership

. Barton Tourism Partnership wishes you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year and looks forward to seeing you at events being held in the Barton during 2016

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Metal, Paper, Ink exhibition at The Ropewalk

Hull lecturer Sara Clark is fascinated by the way a space can affect a person and the interaction that draws her to the communal and transients places within our cities, which are often built for function not beauty. To understand these spaces Sara goes back to the basics, exploring weight, line, form, tension and light dismantling the structure […]

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Andi Dakin exhibition – Space Urchins, Dark Matter & Positive Energies – at The Ropewalk

An exhibition used as a vehicle applauding and joining in with exciting ways of considering our universe in this exhibition at the Artspace at The Ropewalk by retired Hull lecturer Andi Dakin. Black Holes, Parallel Galaxies and Dark Matter are phenomena that he has attempted represent through his drawings and printmaking. For thousands of years […]

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An Evening with Gervase Phinn at Joseph Wright Hall

One of the Wilderspin National School Patrons, Gervase Phinn, returns to Barton with more hilarious anecdotes of life as a teacher and School Inspector. His talk will be held  on Friday 29th January 2016 at the Joseph Wright Hall (formerly the Salvation Army Citadel, with a welcoming drink starting at 7.00pm at the School Museum before the evening moves through to […]

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New County Choir Christmas Concert at Wilderspin National School

The Wilderspin Schoolroom, with its gas lights and open fire,  once again helps create a festive setting for another Christmas concert by the New County Choir on Sunday 19th December at 7.30pm. Michael Tippet’s Negro Spirituals from A Child of Our Time, and Bob Chilcott’s Mid Winter will be performed with Christmas Carols.  The conductor […]

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New County Choir Christmas Concert at Wilderspin National School

The Wilderspin Schoolroom, with its gas lights and open fire,  once again helps create a festive setting for another Christmas concert by the New County Choir on Sunday 19th December at 7.30pm. Michael Tippet’s Negro Spirituals from A Child of Our Time, and Bob Chilcott’s Mid Winter will be performed with Christmas Carols.  The conductor […]

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Greg Russell & Ciaran Algar at Ropery Hall

Two time BBC Folk Award winners Greg Russell and Ciaran Algar met in 2011. Soon after the joining of the pair, the duo were signed to Fellside Records and in July 2012 released their debut album, The Queen’s Lover. Numerous tours followed as the duo developed and honed their stage craft, becoming one of the […]

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Barnstormers Comedy Club at Ropery Hall

Barnstormers Comedy has been presenting stand-up comedy shows since 2001. In that time, the number of regular promotions has steadily increased to the point where Barnstormers produce regular gigs in arts centres and theatres nationwide. With a well established format of three top circuit acts and a compere, Barnstormers provide evenings of stand-up comedy of […]

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The Lady in the Van (12A) at Ropery Hall

The writer Alan Bennett strikes up an unexpected friendship with a transient woman living in the van she parks in his driveway. Based on real events, about a vagrant who lived on Bennett’s driveway for 15 years. 7.30pm

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Suffragette (12A) at Ropery Hall

The remarkable and thrilling untold true story of the real foot soldiers of the Suffragette movement. 7.30pm

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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