Barton upon Humber Tourism

Monthly Archives: August 2017

One week to go to Barton’s Heritage Open Days

A  week today (September 7) sees the start of Bartons Heritage Open Days 2017 celebrating the heritage of our town! Eight venues around Barton are running 14 different events, completely free of charge, for all the family. There’s a Hidden History family trail with costumed characters, guided tours of St. Peter’s Church and Tyrwhitt Hall, a Heritage Film […]

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Heritage Open Days Events Part 1: Special Events and One Offs

Everyone from near and far will get the chance to take part in a range of exciting one off events taking place between September 7 and 10, Barton’s Heritage Open Days 2017. From walks and talks to special openings and children’s quizzes, it’s all there. These two special blogs will give readers a sneak preview of […]

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Baysgarth Park transformed into the Land of Oz

Come along to Baysgarth Park on Sunday (August 27) and enjoy the last show in this year’s season of Performance in the Park as the Storytellers Theatre Company performs The Wizard of Oz.  Join Dorothy on her magical journey to the Land of Oz, from the cyclone that lifts her up in the air to […]

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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 www.roperyhall.co.uk

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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 www.roperyhall.co.uk

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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 www.roperyhall.co.uk

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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 www.roperyhall.co.uk

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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