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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 and Gift Fair is open on both days between 10am and 4pm and admission is free.

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.  The talk will be held at the Joseph Wright Hall and starts at 7.30pm.

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 research.

The talk is being held at the Joseph Wright Hall on Queen Street on Friday, January 19, starting at 7.30pm.  Entrance is free to Civic Society members and costs just £2 for non-members.

 

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from the Barton Tourism Partnership

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Barton Tourism Partnership wishes you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year and looks forward to seeing you at events being held in the Barton during 2017.

The Snow Queen at Joseph Wright Hall until Thursday

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Christmas Art Market and Christmas Fair this weekend

A two-day Christmas Art Market is being held at The Ropewalk this weekend and across town the volunteers at Baysgarth House Museum are holding its annual Christmas Fair Saturday.

At The Ropewalk 45 artists and makers, many of whom took part in Northern Lincolnshire’s Open Studios event held in September, will be lining the corridors of the quarter-mile long building.

There will also be a Cake Tombola, set up in the Artspace with money raised from the £1 tickets going towards the Ropery Hall extension fund.  Saturday will also see the opening of two new exhibitions, Christmas Craft in Gallery One and the annual Studio Artists Show in the Artspace.

The opening times for both days are 10am until 4pm and admission is free.

At Baysgarth House Museum  pop in for gifts from stalls selling luscious soaps, cakes, macrame, woodworking, knitted clothes, fun kids’ activities and more! As well as the craft stalls there will be a raffle and tombola, book sale, and the café will be selling cakes, hot fruit punch and hot chocolate.

The Christmas Fair runs from 10am until 3.30pm and once again entry is free.

Barton Christmas Festival this Saturday!

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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