Monthly Archives: January 2015

Folk Night programme for 2015 launched

By janetuplin |

This year promoter Mick Harding of Mad Dog Folk is launching his 2015 programme by showcasing the music of NE3Folk. “This group really is a band on a mission,” said Mick.  “They are dragging traditional music kicking, tapping and soaring into the modern era.”

A touch of southern sunshine at Ropery Hall

By janetuplin |

American roots singer song-writer Bronwynne Brent will be bring her own brand of southern sunshine to Barton upon Humber’s Ropery Hall early next month as part of her visit to the UK. Born and raised in the Mississippi Delta, Bronwynne has the kind of stop-in-your-tracks voice that sounds like Southern sunshine.

New Ropery Hall programme unveiled

By janetuplin |

A glittering mix of music, comedy, theatre and film is guaranteed to banish the winter blues as the 2015 programme at Barton upon Humber’s Ropery Hall gets underway in late January. The Ropewalk’s Managing Director Liz Bennet who is responsible for programming at the Maltkiln Road venue believes that the first four months of the […]

A social history of Britain through music

By janetuplin |

Radio and TV presenter Stuart Maconie is making his first appearance at Barton upon Humber’s Ropery Hall in March giving his take on the social history of Britain from the Second World War to the present day through records played over the last seven decades. The People’s Songs is his most ambitious project yet and […]

Jay Rayner’s My Dining Hell

By janetuplin |

TV presenter and restaurant critic Jay Rayner will be describing his own personal dining hell when he appears at Barton upon Humber’s Ropery Hall in February.  The Observer restaurant critic and chair of BBC Radio 4’s Kitchen Cabinet is launching a short tour at the Maltkiln Road venue which will be the only opportunity to see […]

Rousing end to 2014 Ropery Hall programme

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Barton upon Humber’s Ropery Hall will be bringing its 2014 programme to a rousing close when Snake Davis makes a welcome return to the venue with his band, The Suspicions. A musical extravaganza featuring brass and girl singers, playing sax versions of Stax, Motown and Atlantic classics is promised when Snake takes to the stage […]

Join in Belshazzar’s Feast anniverary celebrations

By janetuplin |

Celebrating their 20th anniversary in 2014, Belshazzar’s Feast will be playing at Barton upon Humber’s Ropery Hall in the run-up to Christmas. The duo, made up of  Paul Sartin (also of Bellowhead, Faustus) and Paul Hutchinson (also of Beauty & The Beast, Hoover The Dog), are unique among the line ups of the vibrant English […]

Santa drops into Ropery Hall

By janetuplin |

Christmas is just around the corner and with the festive season comes a traditional family show from the Barton upon Humber based Duckegg Theatre Company. The show, which will be performed at Ropery Hall, from December 17 to December 22, features a hapless Father Christmas whose trip around the world on Christmas Eve doesn’t go […]

Unexpected treat for poetry lovers

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An unexpected treat is in store for poetry lovers at Ropery Hall on Tuesday, November 25. Lifted, one of a new series of literature events put on by Northern Accent,  will be on stage at Ropery Hall promising an uplifting evening of poetry celebrating the moments of pleasure in everyday life with Jo Bell and […]

Actor James Hyland returns to Ropery Hall

By janetuplin |

Actor James Hyland returns to Ropery Hall later this month with his adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson’s novella, The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde. “This is chilling and hair-raising storytelling,” said Liz Bennet of The Ropewalk.  “This show combines edge-of-your-seat thrills with stunning physical theatre as this classic “bogey tale” is brought […]

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