Monthly Archives: April 2015

John Hegley, the UK’s favourite performance poet, makes welcome return to Ropery Hal

By janetuplin |

Returning to Barton upon Humber’s Ropery Hall on Friday (May 8) is comedy’s very own poet laureate John Hegley. His new show, New and Selected Potatoes, continues his love affair with the humble vegetable and is the best of golden oldies compilation along with some new stuff work.

Hackney Colliery Band set to raise roof at Ropery Hall

By janetuplin |

They played a 40 minute set to 80,000 people at the pre-show of the London 2012 Olympic Closing Ceremony and now the Hackney Colliery Band will be bringing its unique take on the brass band to Barton upon Humber’s Ropery Hall. The band dates back to 2008 when it was formed with a desire to […]

Ropery Hall celebrates Wilde’s The Picture of Dorian Gray

By janetuplin |

Fresh from a critically acclaimed UK Tour and West End run of The Trials of Oscar Wilde, European Arts Company returns to Barton upon Humber’s Ropery Hall with a thrilling adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s only novel, The Picture of Dorian Gray, to celebrate the 125th anniversary of its publication. Adapted by Wilde’s grandson Merlin Holland […]

Folk band 4Square to play Ropery Hall

By janetuplin |

4Square is one of the finest young bands to grace the resurgent UK folk scene and they will be playing at Barton upon Humber’s Ropery Hall at the end of this month. Since humble beginnings in a freezing farmhouse on the outskirts of Rochdale in the winter of 2006, this outspoken alternative-folk quartet  has accomplished […]

Adventures in Monahan Land at Ropery Hall

By janetuplin |

Nearly five years after he first stepped foot on Ropery Hall’s stage, the loveable comedian Patrick Monahan returns on Friday, March 27 with his brand new show, Adventures in Monahan Land. “I think everyone who saw Pat in the autumn of 2010 recognised what a star in the making he was,” said Liz Bennet of […]

An evening of words and wildlife with author and photographer Andrew Fusek Peters

By janetuplin |

Northern Accent, a new series of literature events, returns to Barton upon Humber’s Ropery Hall this spring with a literature event like no other, a wonderful evening of words and wildlife with author and photographer Andrew Fusek Peters. The evening will see him talk about his work as a wild-life photographer as well as  read […]

Kris Delmhorst’s date at Ropery Hall

By janetuplin |

American singer-songwriter Kris Delmhorst will be touching down at Barton upon Humber’s Ropery Hall as part of her short Spring tour of the UK, just over two years after her husband Jeffrey  Foucault played there to rave reviews. Kris will be playing at the Maltkiln Road venue on Friday, April 10, and both supporting her […]

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