Barton upon Humber Tourism

Monthly Archives: October 2016

Barton Lions’ Bonfire Night and Fireworks Display

Barton Lions is once again organising the town’s Bonfire Night and Fireworks Display on November 5. The event will be held in the top part of Baysgarth Park behind Baysgarth Leisure Centre with the gates opening at 5.30pm, the bonfire being lit at 6pm and the firework display, put on by local fireworks display experts  Rainbow […]

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Barton Ghost Walk begins 2016/2017 season

Dare to walk the streets of Barton late at night? Then wrap up warm, bring a torch and meet the South Bank Players as they take you on a ghostly walk round the streets of Barton beginning on Halloween, Monday, October 31. Actors in period costume will bring stories of bygone Barton to life as […]

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One Hundred Years of Barton on Film

What was life like in Barton a century ago when motor cars were the ultimate luxury, and the horse was still the friend of local farmers and working men?  Even half a century ago, when a social revolution was in the air and The Humber Bridge was on the cards, how enthrallingly different was life to today? […]

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Needle Felt Craft Fun – Halloween Figures

Latest “Crafted by Snorky” felting sessions are October to December at Wilderspin School Museum Felting sessions are great fun for all. You do not need any experience or art skills. I will lead you step by step to have fun & create needle felted figures for Halloween. £20 per session (3 hours), £5 deposit secures […]

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Family Craft Fun – Halloween Trick or Treat Masks

Friday 28 October, 10am to noon  OR 1 to 3pm Latest “Crafted by Snorky” felting sessions are October to December at Wilderspin School Museum Felting is therapeutic, relaxing and fun – you don’t need any experience or art skills – just enthusiasm! You’ll be led step by step to create a hand felted Halloween mask. Price includes […]

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Lantern Making Workshops at The Ropewalk

Come along and create a lantern for the town’s Christmas Festival Parade. All the lanterns are made from withies and tissue paper and no experience is necessary. Go on to carry them in the parade. To book call 01652 660380.  Costs £7 per day per child, adults free. www.the-ropewalk.co.uk Runs from October 24 – 28 10am […]

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Writing Barton’s History: From Dudley to Berridge

When Anthony Berridge releases his new book – The Railway Comes to Barton on Humber: 1844 – 1914 at the beginning of November it will become the latest addition to a veritable great library of history books on our town.  Barton certainly has a lot going for it when it comes to heritage, history and […]

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Rotary Club coffee morning in aid of eradicating Polio

Barton upon Humber Rotary Club is holding a Coffee Morning from 10am until 12 noon at the Trinity Methodist Church Lecture Hall to help with eradicating Polio. Each £1 donated will be matched by an additional £2 from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Immunisation costs just 20p per child so every £1 donated, plus […]

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AGM of Barton Area Food bankd

The A.G.M. of Barton Area Food Bank will be held on Tuesday 25th October 2016 at 7p.m at the Trinity Church.

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2016 Barton Christmas Festival

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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