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Behind Closed Doors – celebrating Barton’s heritage

September 10, 2016
United Kingdom

Saturday  September 10

A once-a-year chance to discover architectural treasures and enjoy a wide range of tours, events and activities that bring local history and culture to life for free as part of Heritage Open Days!

 Natural Lincolnshire ~ Lincolnshire Blow Wells at Barton Beck

Beck Hill, DN18 5HG

3pm – 4pm.  Free

A special opportunity to visit a unique natural feature in the Lincolnshire landscape.  Hear how they are formed, the rare habitats and species they support.  Learn about their historical connections with settlements and religion.

 Joseph Wright Hall

Queen Street, DN18 5QP

11am – 3pm

Find out what the Queen Street School Preservation Trust has in store for the chapel building adjacent to the Wilderspin School Museum.  Refreshments are available in The Old School Canteen.

 Baysgarth House

Baysgarth Park, Baysgarth Park, Caistor Rd, DN18 6AH

Open today, 12pm – 4pm.  Free admission.

Heritage Open Days

12pm – 4pm.  Free

A special chance to catch a glimpse of the varied history of the house.

Refreshments available!  See Thursday for more details.

 Wilderspin School Museum

Queen Street, DN18 5QP

Open today, 10am – 4pm.  Free admission

 Lessons from Nature

Explore Wilderspin’s garden playground where refreshments will be on sale.  See Thursday for more details.

My Favourite Place

Exhibition of winning entries in this year’s Civic Society Children’s Competition.  See Thursday for more details.

Heritage Open Days Art Exhibition

Wilderspin Art Group exhibit pictures of Barton buildings and Natural Lincolnshire.

The Ropewalk

Maltkiln Road, DN18 5JT

Now a showcase for contemporary art and crafts and a thriving venue for performing arts, this was the home of Hall’s Barton Ropery, where the ropes used for the first ascent of Everest were made in one of the longest pantiled buildings in England.

Today Only – Talk and guided tour behind the scenes of this fascinating building.  BOOKING ESSENTIAL please telephone (01652) 660380 or email to reserve your place.?

Contact Details

Tourist Information
Telephone: 01652 631500

Barton Town Council
Telephone: 01652 633598

Barton-upon-Humber Tourism Partnership
Telephone: 01652 660380