Barton upon Humber Tourism

Monthly Archives: December 2016

Exhibition of the Life, Art and Times of Ted Lewis at The Wilderspin National School

Anybody resolving to take in a little local culture this new year can’t afford to miss a celebration of one of Barton upon Humber’s cultural icons coming to the Wilderspin National School on January 7. Ted Lewis’s life and work will be celebrated in his home-town over the new year. Lewis wrote nine novels, mostly […]

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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 2017.

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Christmas Concert by New County Choir

The Wilderspin Schoolroom, with its gas lights and open fire,  once again helps create a festive setting for a Christmas concert by the New County Choir on Saturday, December 17 Come along and enjoy a programme of traditional Christmas music including When Icicles Hang by John Rutter, Michael Tippet’s Negro Spirituals from A Child of […]

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1850 – 1950 A century of Barton Christmases

You don’t have to look far in Barton upon Humber to see that Christmas brings out the creative and extraordinary in people. Take the Christmas Festival and the lovely Alice in Wonderland themed lantern parade that made its way through the town a few weeks ago. A wondrous display of originality. If we go back […]

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’60s night at the Assembly Rooms

It’s Christmas and the Del Vikings promise a night to shake off those winter blues.  Doors 7.15pm, tickets cost £6 or £7 on the door available from Euronics on George Street and Baysgarth House Museum.  Reservations on 01652 637568 or via email  

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Operation Christmas Child Christmas Fair at St Mary’s

Held in St Mary’s Church, attractions at the Christmas Fair include a raffle, tombola, cakes, Christmas Crafts and lots more.  Admission of £1 includes a mince pie and a drink.

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Friends at Barton – A Christmas Carol

Friends at Barton, a new group led by West End actor Paul Tate, performs his adaptation of the Dickens’ classic, A Christmas Carol, until Wednesday, December 7.  All tickets are now sold.  

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A Desperately Happy Birthday

Shine yer spurs, put on yer best ten-gallon hat and ride on down to Harrisons for a cow pie because it’s the birthday of everyone’s favourite western desperado this Sunday.  Yes, on December 4th The Dandy’s long time poster boy, Desperate Dan, will turn 79, and doesn’t he look good for his age? Those who […]

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Tourist Information
Telephone: 01652 631500

Barton Town Council
Telephone: 01652 633598

Barton-upon-Humber Tourism Partnership
Telephone: 01652 660380