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Half term fun at The Ropewalk

Lantern making for Barton’s Christmas Festival begins in earnest during the half-term holiday as young people, artists and helpers gather at The Ropewalk to make lanterns for the annual parade. Cybermen, Daleks, Ice Warriors and even a Tardis are just some of the Dr Who characters who will be starring  this year  as the theme, […]

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Barton & District Ploughing Society Ploughing Tournament

The 40th Annual Ploughing Tournament will be held on Sunday, October 15, at Northwold Farm, Worlaby Top, by kind permission of R J and A E Godfrey, from 10am to 4pm,  Entry £4.50

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Baysgarth School’s Grand Opening event

If you were a pupil at Baysgarth School or the other secondary schools in Barton that preceded it there is the opportunity tomorrow (Saturday October 7) to take a look around the recently completed Baysgarth School on Barrow Road. The Grand Opening event is being held between 10am and 1pm and therewill be a veritable […]

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A new era for Baysgarth School

Baysgarth School, under its many names, has been at the heart of Barton and its residents for 86 years writes Joanne Marwood.  Thousands of children have fidgeted whilst being measured for their uniform, with girls folding the waistband of their skirt to make it shorter, and boys scuffing their shoes before the first day of […]

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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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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