Barton upon Humber Tourism

Monthly Archives: January 2016

Assembly Rooms to Sabre-Toothed Tiger: History in Reverse – Barton Civic Society

Fri 18 November Assembly Rooms to Sabre-Toothed Tiger: History in Reverse By referencing reliable evidence and its geographical and historical context Richard Clarke traces the story of a location back – and back. Talks take place at the Assembly Rooms, Queen Street (except 16 September) and commence at 7.30pm.  For up to date information visit: […]

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Moving Times – Barton Civic Society

Fri 21 October Moving Times A unique screening of short films with links to Barton and the wider region specially selected from the Lincolnshire Film Archive and presented by one of the Archive’s staff. Talks take place at the Assembly Rooms, Queen Street (except 16 September) and commence at 7.30pm.  For up to date information […]

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Cuthbert Brodrick – Yorkshire Architect – Barton Civic Society

Fri 16 September Cuthbert Brodrick – Yorkshire Architect John Scotney outlines the life and work of one of Hull’s most famous architects.  Brodrick designed Leeds Town Hall, The Grand Hotel in Scarborough and the former Town Hall in Hull.  The talk takes place in the Joseph Wright Hall (adjacent to Wilderspin School Museum) designed by […]

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AGM & Heritage Update – Barton Civic Society

Fri 15 July Annual General Meeting (7.30pm) & Heritage Update (8.15pm) Find out the latest news from organisations that are helping put Barton firmly on the heritage map: The Ropewalk Community Heritage, Arts & Media Project The Civic Society’s Beck project Queen Street School Preservation Trust and the Joseph Wright Hall Talks take place at the […]

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Guided Walk – Georgian Barton – Barton Civic Society

Sat 25 June Guided Walk – Georgian Barton During the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries Barton grew as a small but prosperous market town.  A number of splendid new houses and pleasant terraces were built.   Join members of the Georgian Society for a guided walk to discover the best of these buildings and streets. Meet […]

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Church and Village, an Early History – Barton Civic Society

Fri 17 June Church and Village, an Early History The original focus of a village was usually a church.  Stuart Sizer returns with a look at how our villages developed in relation to their churches. Talks take place at the Assembly Rooms, Queen Street (except 16 September) and commence at 7.30pm.  For up to date […]

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Fame & Fortune – Barton Civic Society

Fri 20 May Fame & Fortune Three talks about significant figures that left their mark on the town: Geoff Bryant uses the Probate Inventory of John Nelthorpe who died in 1692 to paint a picture of Baysgarth House and what it might have been like to live there in the seventeenth century. Philip Pape was […]

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The Fall and Rise of the National Picture Theatre – Barton Civic Society

Fri 15 April The Fall and Rise of the National Picture Theatre Cinemas played a vital role during the Second World War, providing news and entertainment and maintaining morale. Hull’s National Picture Theatre is England’s last civilian blitzed ruin.  Using historic photos, Hilary Byers tells the story of the bombing in 1941 of the cinema, […]

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The Annapurna Circuit – Barton Civic Society

Fri 18 March The Annapurna Circuit Escape the winter gloom with Dave Warren as he takes us on a 240 mile trek past three of the world’s highest peaks.  The journey includes the world’s highest mountain pass at 5,400m, breathtaking scenery, and the people of the Himalayas.   Talks take place at the Assembly Rooms, […]

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Caught on Camera – Barton Civic Society

Fri 19 February Caught on Camera Now in its thirty fifth year, the Barton Camera Club has helped its members develop their skills and adapt to changing camera technology and photographic techniques.   Members of the society describe their experiences photographing a wide range of topics, with a variety of images from their archive, and Hull […]

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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