Barton upon Humber Tourism

Monthly Archives: February 2017

The James Brothers at Ropery Hall

The James Brothers are not really outlaws, neither are they brothers and only one of them is called James. They come from the lands down under – Australia and New Zealand to be precise; lands in which the traditional songs and tunes of the British Isles have evolved their own unique characteristics, like musical marsupials. […]

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Beyond the Water’s Edge: poetry from our world at Ropery Hall

Hear voices from around the world, distilled into poetry in this unique performance. Midland Creative Projects take the words of the world’s poets and present them on stage with live music to create a celebration of our lives in all their forms. Drawing from every continent we are given stories that move and inspire. The […]

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Richard Herring at Ropery Hall

Richard Herring, King of the Edinburgh Fringe, Metro columnist and the UK’s Podfather picks his favourite routines from his 12 one-man shows and crams them into 90 minutes for your delectation. From his deconstruction of the genealogy of Christ to him proving that racists are less racist than liberals, via some of the best knob […]

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Chekhov’s Shorts at Ropery Hall

European Arts Company returns with a hugely entertaining collection of classic one-act farces by Anton Chekhov, including The Evils of Tobacco, The Dimwit, The Bear, Swan Song and The Proposal. This is Chekhov as you’ve never seen him before – funny! Originally performed in Russian vaudeville theatres, these bittersweet plays are Chekhov at his comic […]

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Sax Sunday: Snake Davis and Helen Watson at Ropery Hall

World class singer Helen Watson first worked with Snake back in the 80s when she had a major record deal and Snake recorded and toured with her. More recently they teamed up again in Burden of Paradise. 7.30pm

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Martin Harley & Daniel Kimbro at Ropery Hall

Martin Harley is a supremely talented acoustic roots and blues guitarist, singer and songwriter with a burgeoning global reputation. Live at Southern Ground, his eagerly anticipated new album, was recorded in Nashville in collaboration with Daniel Kimbro on upright bass. A mixture of retrospective solo and duo arrangements recorded during an afternoon at the esteemed […]

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Dominic Kelly at Ropery Hall

Dominic Kelly is a performance storyteller with an international reputation for dynamic, powerful and entertaining work. Several years in the making, The Hero Light is a performance storytelling show that delves into the stories of The Ulster Cycle, one of the great cycles of Irish mythology. Dominic Kelly masterfully weaves stories from more than a […]

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Mark Thomas: The Red Shed at Ropery Hall

Lakin McCarthy and Mark Thomas In association with West Yorkshire Playhouse. Directed by Joe Douglas present Mark Thomas in The Red Shed,  the third part in a trilogy of multi award winning shows (Bravo Figaro and Cuckooed). A story of strikes, dinner ladies, and commies. Crap beer, great beer, burgers, and burger slingers. Pickets, placards, […]

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Barton’s Hidden History – Family Activity Walk

FREE ACTIVITY Saturday 22 April, 10am-12.30pm, FREE – starting at the Wilderspin National School Museum. This guided walk for families will show children the town’s historic buildings in an exciting new light with the help of historical characters, a secret garden and short stories, which bring the past to life. Meanwhile, grown-ups will get a new […]

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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