Barton upon Humber Tourism

Monthly Archives: April 2017

A New Chapter for Bardney Hall

The warm spring sunshine catches the gold lettering of “Bardney Hall” on the wrought iron gates that mark the entrance to this historic and beautiful house in Barton-upon-Humber writes Jo Marwood.  Bardney Hall is a Grade II listed Queen Anne house, and boasts a number of fine architectural features, frills and follies indicative of the […]

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The Ropewalk – Now and Then Exhibition

Spurn Point provides the inspiration for a body of work by husband and wife team Madeline and Martin Pick. The couple have worked on the project over the past few years exploring the evocative mystery of Spurn and witnessing dramatic changes at the sand spit as time and tide continue to erode and reshape its […]

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The Ropewalk – Fifty Years On

Jo Slone and Janis Mitchell met at Art School in the 1960s and have been friends ever since. Jo originally studied Graphic and Fashion Design but returned to study Sculpture and Ceramics. Janis also studied Graphic Design and worked in the industry for 15 Years before going on to be a freelance illustrator designing greeting […]

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Barton Arts Festival – The Danberrys

One of the hottest acts to emerge from the rockier underbelly of Nashville’s music scene. The soulful pairing of Ben DeBerry and Dorothy Daniel has built up a huge fan base on both sides of the Atlantic. On tour here in trio format. 8pm £13/£15otd www.bartonarts.co.uk

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Barton Arts Festival – Barton Tourism Partnership presents Heartbreak Theatre’s Billionaire Boy

This adaptation of David Walliams’ Billionaire Boy tells the story of Joe who has a lot of reasons to be happy. About a billion of them, in fact as he’s rich, really, really rich with his own bowling alley, his own cinema, even his own butler who is also an orangutan. He’s the wealthiest 12 […]

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Barton Arts Festival – First United Methodist Church of Birmingham Youth Choir

The IXOYC Choir is the church’s Senior High School Choir with many of its members having been singing in Youth Choirs at First UMC since they were in pre-school. In addition to sharing their music the concert tour is an important opportunity for the choirs to learn about their Methodist heritage. 7pm Pay what you […]

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Barton Arts Festival – Louise Beech in conversation with Sue Wilsea

Join Louise Beech in conversation with writer Sue Wilsea as she discusses life, writing and more. 10.30am – 12 noon £5 www.bartonarts.co.uk  

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Barton Arts Festival – Animal Alphaboat with John Hegley

Poet John Hegley returns to Barton with an interactive show for families to enchant children and adults alike with his poetic genius and silliness. The poet’s unique approach to poetry, dance, and song are all present in this family show. 7.30pm £12/£14otd £5 students www.bartonarts.co.uk

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Barton Arts Festival – K’antu Ensemble – New Age Music

Through an innovative and ground breaking new project, older people living in care have contributed to a new piece of music by renowned composer Kerry Andrew, to be performed publically by K’antu Ensemble. The project developed by Live Music Now, marks an innovative collaboration between national leaders in the adult social care and the music […]

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Barton Arts Festival – Mitch Benn: Don’t Fear The Reaper

It’s been a morbid time for Mitch. He’s turned 47 – over the hill by anyone’s standards – his personal life is in turmoil and his childhood heroes are dropping like flies. At times like these, a man feels the Reaper creeping up on him… But is death anything to fear? And is it really […]

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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