Monthly Archives: March 2015

Mark Morriss to play Ropery Hall

By janetuplin |

Mark Morriss, former frontman with 1990s indie band the Bluetones, is performing at Barton upon Humber’s Ropery Hall later this month. Mark, who fronted the four-piece group over a successful and fruitful 15-year period, scoring 14 top 10 singles and three top 10 albums, while also touring the UK, Europe and Japan, will be playing […]

Readers’ Day at Ropery Hall

By janetuplin |

The north of England is home to some of this country’s most exciting writers and on Saturday, March 14, three of them, Natalie Haynes, Stephen May and Helen Cadbury are welcomed to Ropery Hall for Readers’ Day. “Whether you love reading or have always wanted to find out how writers get published or what goes […]

Tom Crean, Antarctic Explorer, comes to Ropery Hall

By janetuplin |

The inspiring story of Tom Crean, perhaps one of Ireland’s greatest ever adventurers, is being re-told at Barton upon Humber’s Ropery Hall next month. The one-man show, written and performed by Aidan Dooley, is being brought to Ropery Hall by the Small Venues Network.

Babajack return to Ropery Hall

By janetuplin |

Babajack, fast becoming one of the most sought after bands on the blues, roots and acoustic circuits in this country and Europe, is playing at Ropery Hall on Friday, March 6. Their latest album, Running Man, is considered one of the finest albums of its genre to be released in recent years and deservedly won […]

First Folk Night of 2015 at Ropery Hall

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.”

Southern US sunshine at Barton’s 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.

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