Barton upon Humber Tourism

Monthly Archives: June 2017

Barton upon Humber Allotment Society Annual Show

Held at the Lecture Hall, Trinity Church, Holydyke, this year’s judges including Radio Humberside’s Doug Stewart who will be judging the Flower Show and the funniest shaped potato section of the competition for schools. Full details of the Show Schedule and how to apply for a plot can be found on the Society’s new website http://barton-upon-humber-allotment-society.com/

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The Sounds of the Humber – from concrete to opera

The gentle hum of traffic crossing the Humber Bridge has provided a backdrop to the lapping of water, chirruping of wading birds and wind tickling the rushes since it first opened to traffic 36 years ago tomorrow, and this year marks 40 years since the cable spinning began to connect those two iconic towers writes […]

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The Suspicions at Ropery Hall

Once upon a time, a long time ago, in the student bar of Leeds Polytechnic, “Snake Davis and his Alligator Shoes” were born. A soulful unit playing sax versions of Stax, Motown and Atlantic classics. They went on to be embraced by the Northern Soul scene. They lit up the Astoria Ballroom and Central Station, […]

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Dyad Productions present: Christmas Gothic at Ropery Hall

CHRISTMAS: a time to remember the past, celebrate the present, and look to the future; a time of feasts and festivities; of holly and mistletoe; a time of visits and visitations. A time of ghosts. Come in from the cold and enter into the Christmas spirit as a dark and spectral woman tells haunting tales […]

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Chantel McGregor at Ropery Hall

A female guitar prodigy, at fourteen Chantel was told by major labels that she had a “great voice, but girls don’t play guitar like that!” Wisely ignoring the comments, she enrolled at the Leeds College of Music and became the first student in the college’s history, to achieve a 100% pass mark, with 18 distinctions. […]

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Rob Heron and the Tea Pad Orchestra at Ropery Hall

Rob Heron & the Tea Pad Orchestra are one of the hardest working bands in the UK roots circuit. With thousands of touring miles under their belts, they have earned themselves a sizeable fan base in the UK, Europe and beyond. They play their own unique brand of Western Swing, Blues, Gypsy Jazz and Country, […]

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Belshazzar’s Feast at Ropery Hall

The Ropewalk and Mad Dog Folk present Belshazzar’s Feast. Belshazzar’s Feast start with traditional folk music, add a touch of classical and jazz, throw in a bit of pop and music hall, and top it off wry humour for a unique live experience. Belshazzar’s Feast received a coveted nomination for the Best Duo Award at the […]

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Black Is The Colour Of My Voice at Ropery Hall

Direct from sell-out performances in Shanghai, New York and at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Apphia Campbell embarks on her debut UK tour that has been inspired by the life of Nina Simone Black Is The Color Of My Voice follows a successful jazz singer and civil rights activist seeking redemption after the untimely death of […]

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Slocan Ramblers at Ropery Hall

The Slocan Ramblers are one of the hottest bands on the Canadian circuit and since breaking into America, have been making a big impact there too. The band was nominated in the Traditional Album of The Year category at the 2016 Canadian Folk Music Awards, following the outstanding success of their Coffee Creek album on […]

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Kerry Godliman: Stick or Twist at Ropery Hall

Kerry Godliman is back on tour. Her straight talking brand of quick wit and bewilderment will be covering more of life’s anomalies. Why is there a Buddha at the garden centre? Why collect her children’s teeth? And even though she can’t stand aubergines, why is it her favourite emoji? There’s loads to get sorted. Be […]

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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