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Behind Closed Doors – celebrating Barton’s heritage

September 8, 2016 8:00 am
September 8, 2016 5:00 pm
United Kingdom

Thursday 8th September

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!

 Wilderspin School Museum

Queen Street, DN18 5QP

Open Thursday – Sunday, 10am – 4pm.  Free admission

Lessons from Nature

10am – 4pm. Free

The playground in Samuel Wilderspin’s schools was designed as a space for exercise and play but also to stimulate children’s senses.  Our garden playground is open on each Heritage Open Day between 10am and 4pm.  Come and find out more and take refreshments in the garden playground provided by our coffee shop, The Old School Canteen.

My Favourite Place

10am – 4pm. Joseph Wright Hall. Free

Exhibition of winning entries in this year’s Civic Society Children’s Competition.  The children’s maps on display include their favourite buildings and places in the town.  Come and add your bit to our giant floor map of Barton in the future.

Heritage Open Days Art Exhibition

10am – 4pm. Joseph Wright Hall. Free

Exhibition of work by the Wilderspin Art Group including pictures of Barton buildings and Natural Lincolnshire.

Natural Lincolnshire ~ The Flower Lady

7.30pm.  £5

Sandra Bright, aka The Flower Lady, speaks about her experience as finalist in the BBC TV’s “Big Allotment Challenge”.  Enjoy a glass of wine in the Wilderspin Garden where Sandra will be demonstrating with her own homegrown flowers from her cutting garden, putting together country style bouquets.  7.30pm. Tickets: £5.  Booking Tel. (01652) 635172.

Baysgarth House

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

Open Thursday – Sunday, 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!

 Past Forward

Launch of a mobile phone app to explore the town’s heritage.

The Ropewalk

Maltkiln Road, DN18 5JT

Open today, 10am – 5pm.  Free admission

Contact Details

Tourist Information
Telephone: 01652 631500

Barton Town Council
Telephone: 01652 633598

Barton-upon-Humber Tourism Partnership
Telephone: 01652 660380