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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. Artists from Grimsby to the Isle of Axholme are opening their doors […]

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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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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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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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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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Picnic in the Park – Sunday August 6

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Wild Life Day at Water’s Edge Visitor Centre – Sunday July 30

Waters’ Edge biggest event of the year takes place this Sunday (July 30) from 10am. Join in for a fun, educational and free day out for all the family with displays, activities and craft workshops in the visitor centre and around the country park with free admission for all the family! Indoor activities include Lincolnshire […]

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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