Barton upon Humber Tourism

Monthly Archives: August 2017

Make Do & Mend at Wilderspin National School Museum, August 19

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.  There will be craft stalls selling and demonstrating, rummage sale, a 1940s classroom for kids to try wartime recycling, and more from 10am to 3pm at the Wilderspin National […]

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Illyria perform The Emperor’s New Clothes at Baysgarth Park, August 13

Illyria Theatre present their cheekiest show ever! Han Christian Andersen’s story of an Emperor who parades in his new outfit – a suit of clothes that can only be seen by the wise. There is no nudity in this production although one of the actors may be a little  chilly and you will see the […]

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Theatre through the ages in Barton

If William Shakespeare is correct in writing “all the world’s a stage”, then that certainly seems to apply to Barton-upon-Humber, which continues to celebrate a proud tradition of theatrical performance, writes Jo Marwood.  Many venues in the town, from the historic Joseph Wright Hall to the natural landscape of Baysgarth Park, have played host to […]

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Lily and the Snow Bear at Ropery Hall

A funny, heart-warming tale of friendship with exquisite puppets, enchanting music and a magical snowy setting, a real seasonal treat 11am & 2pm

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The Muppets Christmas Carol (U) at Ropery Hall

The Muppet characters tell their version of the classic tale of an old and bitter miser’s redemption on Christmas Eve. 7.30pm

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Their Finest (12A) at Ropery Hall

A former secretary, newly appointed as a scriptwriter for propaganda films, joins the cast and crew of a major production while the Blitz rages around them. 7.30pm

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Lady Macbeth (15) at Ropery Hall

Set in 19th century rural England, young bride who has been sold into marriage to a middle-aged man discovers an unstoppable desire within herself as she enters into an affair with a worker on her estate. 7.30pm

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The Viceroy’s House (12A) at Ropery Hall

The final Viceroy of India, Lord Mountbatten, is tasked with overseeing the transition of British India to independence, but meets with conflict as different sides clash in the face of monumental change. 7.30pm

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A Quiet Passion (12A) at Ropery Hall

The story of American poet Emily Dickinson from her early days as a young schoolgirl to her later years as a reclusive, unrecognized artist. 7.30pm

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Jackie (15) at Ropery Hall

Jackie is a portrait of one of the most important and tragic moments in American history, seen through the eyes of the iconic First Lady, then Jacqueline Kennedy. Jackie places us in her world during the days immediately following her husband’s assassination. 7.30pm

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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