Barton upon Humber Tourism

Monthly Archives: May 2017

Rex Russell Exhibition at Baysgarth House Museum

Baysgarth House Museum has dedicated its latest exhibition to local historian and educator Rex Russell, who is known to have revived archaeology and historical study in the Barton area over the second half of the twentieth century. The exhibition sums up the life, work and discoveries of one of Barton’s most interesting characters and one […]

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The Snow Queen at the Joseph Wright Hall

After the ‘SOLD-OUT’ success of their last production A CHRISTMAS CAROL at The Joseph Wright Hall, Friends At Barton return this December to enchant us with the magical Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale THE SNOW QUEEN. This promises to be a wonderful evenings entertainment for the whole family. Tickets on sale from October. An extra […]

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Victorian Christmas at Wilderspin National School Museum

Indoor Christmas market and a traditional street fair around  the Victorian school with Father Christmas in his secret Grotto and children’s games in the yard.  Enjoy mulled wine around a blazing fire or afternoon tea in the festive coffee shop – come inside away from the crowds.  But beware of pickpockets and vagabonds! Saturday 25 […]

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Museums at Night  – Top of the Class Quiz at Wilderspin National School Museum

Join us for our second Museums at Night quiz.   Register your team of up to six for another evening of brainteasers and fun.  £2 per person.  Bar and raffle. Friday 27 October        

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Barton Heritage Open Days

St Peter’s Church Open for Viewing and Guided Tours This famous Anglo Saxon tower, and medieval nave and chancel are archaeological and architectural treasures.  Guides will be on hand and there is an exhibition of medieval life.   Admission is free by kind permission of English Heritage. 10am – 3pm Wilderspin National School Museum Comic Capers […]

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Barton Heritage Open Days

Barton Library, Providence House Open for viewing, display Barton’s Library will be putting on a display about the colourful history of Providence House, the building that houses it. The building has been a home for a family of philanthropists, a refuge for orphans after the war and a scene for the grisliest of deaths. Now, […]

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Make Do & Mend at Wilderspin National School Museum

All sorts of arts and crafts make use of odds and ends – recycling and re-using materials to make creative things and decorate around the home.  Craft stalls selling and demonstrating, rummage sale, 1940s classroom for kids to try wartime recycling, and more from 10am to 3pm. Bookings for stalls are now open for amateur and […]

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Classroom Craft for Kids at Wilderspin National School Museum

Every Thursday during the summer holidays children aged 5-13 can try out one of several crafts their parents or grandparents will recall – at school or in the home.   This is the first of four weekly craft sessions.  Come back each week to try a different craft. £4 per single session or £3.50 per multiple […]

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Classroom Crafts for Kids at Wilderspin National School Museum

Every Thursday during the summer holidays children aged 5-13 can try out one of several crafts their parents or grandparents will recall – at school or in the home.   This is the first of four weekly craft sessions.  Come back each week to try a different craft. £4 per single session or £3.50 per multiple […]

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Classroom Crafts for Kids at Wilderspin National School Museum

Every Thursday during the summer holidays children aged 5-13 can try out one of several crafts their parents or grandparents will recall – at school or in the home.   This is the first of four weekly craft sessions.  Come back each week to try a different craft. £4 per single session or £3.50 per multiple […]

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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