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Busy Saturday for Barton

Saturday (July 14) sees the official opening of the Chad Varah Memorial Garden in Baysgarth Park as well as the town’s annual Bike Night. At 2pm Felicity Varah-Harding, daughter of the Samaritans founder  who is also Patron Ambassador of Samaritans, will open the gardens  at 2pm. The garden provides a permanent memorial to Chad Varah […]

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Barton Arts Festival 2018

Barton Arts Festival 2018 begins in earnest on Friday (June 22) and continues until Sunday, July 1. From its origins in 1998 it has brought to the town a range of famous names and this year is no exception with highlights including the appearance of Kiki Dee & Carmelo Luggeri at the Joseph Wright Hall […]

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Barton Lions Annual Beer Festival

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Complementary Therapies Fair at Water’s Edge Visitor Centre

Water’s Edge Visitor Centre is once again hosting its popular Complementary Therapies Fair on Sunday, May 27 from 10am to 4pm. Go along to the centre and discover a wide range of alternative and complementary therapies as well as finding out about natural healing and wellbeing and watch demonstrations by qualified practioners. There is free […]

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The Ropewalk’s Grand Gardening Day – Sunday, May 20

Join us at The Ropewalk for a Grand Gardening Day. Whether you are a novice or have a full set of green fingers there will be something for you.  There’s stalls with professional growers and garden related art, practical garden essential refreshments and talks. Talks in Ropery Hall start at 10.30am with  Pam Tatum giving […]

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Dale Mackie: Land – Steel – Sea

This free exhibition at Baysgarth House Museum features work by the prize winning Grimsby-based artist Dale Mackie. With specially-created artworks of historic Barton scenes alongside pictures of Scunthorpe Steelworks, Grimsby & Hull Fish Docks and agricultural scenes from 1940s Lincolnshire, there is something for everyone to enjoy. Dale has been an artist for 30 years […]

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Easter Craft and Gift Fair at Water’s Edge

Come along to the Water’s Edge Visitor Centre over the Easter weekend on Saturday, March 31 and Sunday April 1 for this popular two day event.  Over two floors, there are hundreds of handmade gift ideas for all the family.  An added attraction this year is seeing artisans at work making handmade products.  The Craft […]

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Barton Civic Society Talk – Dr John Ball

Barton upon Humber Civic Society continue their 2018 programme of talks on Friday 16 March at the Joseph Wright Hall.   The talk originally programmed for 16 March at Trinity Methodist Church has had to be cancelled.  Instead, Dr. John Ball will be sharing his personal researches over many years into Barton’s history from the 13th century.  […]

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Fiddler on the Roof

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Civic Society highlights works of engineer James Creassy

Jean Cannon starts off this year’s programme of talks put together by the town’s Civic Society with a talk on Lincolnshire born drainage engineer, land surveyor and traveller.  Jean’s talk is based on Creassey’s works in England and Wales in the late 1700s and his travels in America and India based on extensive family history […]

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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