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Open Day at The Ropewalk

On Saturday (April5) there is a rare opportunity to see what goes on behind the scenes at The Ropewalk arts centre in Barton upon Humber.

The quarter-mile long building on Maltkiln Road will be open from south to north from 10am until 4pm giving members of the public the opportunity to see what goes on behind the scenes on a day-to-day basis.

This is the second time that The Ropewalk has held such an open day and its aim it to show visitors exactly what goes on daily behind the walls of the Grade Two listed building.

Various artists including Melanie Rainbow, Wendy Chan, Janine Knight and Michael and Helen Scrimshaw will be opening up their studios and three tenants in the Creative Industries units will also be opening their doors.  Knitter and wool producer Alison Casserly will be demonstrating her work, milliner Rosalie Marwood-Miller will be giving hat fitting demonstrations and couture dressmaker and designer Jane White will be sharing her expertise.

In addition, Nigel Brown of the Nigel Brown Cookery Academy will be giving demonstrations and Neo Heny will be giving yoga taster sessions in the morning between 10am and noon.

Admission is free.


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