Barton upon Humber Tourism

Monthly Archives: September 2017

A death in the Great War enables generations to enjoy delights of Baysgarth House and Park

One hundred years ago tomorrow (September 30, 2017) the lives of one of Barton’s most eminent families, like so many others whether rich or poor around the country, was changed forever. George Robert Marmaduke Stanbury Taylor, the heir to barrister Robert Wright Taylor of both Baysgarth House and London, was killed in action at Wieltje, […]

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Final weekend of Insight Open Studios

This weekend (September 23 and 24) is the final weekend to support Insight, the open studio event celebrating the artistic talents of North and North East Lincolnshire. This is the 17th year that Insight has run promoting Northern Lincolnshire’s visual arts and craft practitioners.

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Singin’ in the Rain with Friends At Barton

  Friends At Barton have well and truly made The Joseph Wright Hall their Theatrical Home and will be returning in March 2018 to perform the Award winning Hollywood Blockbuster Musical SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN directed once again by Paul Tate.  Come along and tap your feet to  wonderful songs such as Make ‘Em Laugh, […]

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Insight Open Studios celebrates talent of local artists

Insight, the open studio event celebrating the artistic talents of North and North East Lincolnshire, opens this weekend (September 16 and 17) and continues next weekend (September 23 and 24). Over these two weekends artists from Grimsby to the Isle of Axholme will open their doors to the public, making themselves available to explain and […]

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The Society for Lincolnshire History and Archaeology’s Rex Russell Memorial Lecture 2017

The Society for Lincolnshire History and Archaeology’s Rex Russell Memorial Lecture 2017 takes place on Friday (September 15) when, as part of Barton Civic Society’s 2017 programme Dr David Neave, local and architectural historian at the University of Hull, gives a talk Families and Fortunes in Tudor Lincolnshire. In the sixteenth century many Lincolnshire families […]

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Families and Fortunes in Tudor Lincolnshire – Barton Civic Society

The Society for Lincolnshire History and Archaeology’s Rex Russell Memorial Lecture 2017 In the sixteenth century many Lincolnshire families made their fortunes and rose to prominence on both the local and national scene, with some of the highest positions in court, government, law and the military held by people who were either born in the […]

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Carousels to candyfloss – all the fun of Barton Fair over the centuries

Do you remember those blissful summer days wandering home with a goldfish in a plastic bag that you won at the fair, the scent of candyfloss and fried onions in the air? It sounds poetic, whimsical almost, when we explore the changing nature of Barton Fair, with tales of circus tricks, homemade toffee apples and […]

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Spoilt for choice in Barton this weekend

Visitors and residents alike are spoilt for choice this weekend in Barton as the Heritage Open Days continue and Barton Carnival takes place in Baysgarth Park on Saturday and Sunday. Heritage Open Days starts tomorrow (Sept 7) with a guided walk of Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust’s Far Ings National Nature Reserve from 11am to 12.45pm to […]

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Crafted by Snorky at Wilderspin National School Museum

“Crafted by Snorky” will be running another of her popular felting sessions starting Saturday October 28,  10am to 1pm. Felting is therapeutic, relaxing and fun – you don’t need any experience or at skills – just enthusiasm! You’ll be led step by step to create a hand-felted poppy. The cost is £30, includes tuition, materials, […]

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WILDERSPIN NATIONAL SCHOOL – Poppy Making – Wet Felting Workshop

“Crafted by Snorky” will be running another of her popular felting sessions starting Friday September 22nd 6pm to 9pm. Felting is therapeutic, relaxing and fun – you don’t need any experience or at skills – just enthusiasm! You’ll be led step by step to create a hand-felted poppy. The cost is £30, includes tuition, materials, […]

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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