Monthly Archives: January 2016

Comedy Night at Ropery Hall boosts funds for town’s Rotary Club

By janetuplin |

Barton upon  Humber’s Rotary Club’s 2016 fundraising events got off to a cracking start with a sell-out crowd at the town’s Ropery Hall enjoying a laugh-a-minute with Humberside cop turned comedian, Alfie Moore. Liz Bennet, managing director of The Ropewalk, has handed over a total of £562 from ticket sales to Rotary  while the Club […]

All at Sea with Steve Kniightley

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Just six months after he wound up his 160 date “Grown Your Own Gig” tour of rural village halls the length and breadth of the country, Steve Knightley, the songwriting force behind Show of Hands, returns with a new tour, “All at Sea.” Following his “Grown Your Own Gig” which began in early 2014, Steve, […]

Comedian Simon Evans to make visit to Ropery Hall

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Slick, sharp, very funny stand-up Simon Evans makes his first appearance at Ropery Hall, Barton upon Humber with his new show, In the Money. On stage on Thursday, February 18, Simon will be focusing his dry-as-a-bone wit on the economic situation here at home and abroad.

Cara Dillon to appear at Ropery Hall

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Irish folk singer Cara Dillon makes music that transcends genres and crosses barriers.  She has won every folk award going and in February she will be appearing at Barton upon Humber’s Ropery Hall thanks to Mark Keable of mtm promotions. “If you don’t know the voice of Cara Dillon, you’re in for a treat.  If […]

American group The Wiyos return to Ropery Hall

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Making a welcome return to Ropery Hall on Friday, December 11 is American group The Wiyos, who first appeared at the Maltkiln Road venue in 2010. Playing music inspired by the early American musical idioms of the 1920s and ’30s, their music comes from a time before commercial formatting separated blues from country, ragtime from gospel, […]

Join Yorkshire troupe A Firm of Poets for an evening of spoken word at Ropery Hall

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Poetry buffs have the ideal opportunity to show off their talents when A Firm of Poets comes to Barton upon Humber’s Ropery Hall on Saturday (Nov 7) The show, part of a new series of literature events organised by Northern Accent, sees a quartet of poets facing the audience as, in turn, they step up […]

James Hyland returns to Ropery Hall with A Christmas Carol

By janetuplin |

Acclaimed West End actor James Hyland returns to Barton upon Humber’s Ropery Hall later this month to reprise what has been described as one of the greatest one-man shows of all time,  A Christmas Carol – As told by Jacob Marley (Deceased). Now taking to the stage for its seventh consecutive year, this much loved […]

Humberside Cop Alfie Moore raises funds for Barton Rotary Club

By janetuplin |

Barton upon Humber’s Ropery Hall  has forged a partnership with the town’s Rotary Club to being to the town Scunthorpe policeman turned comedian Alfie Moore for a night of stand-up comedy and real life stories. Fresh from his hit Radio 4 series “It’s A Fair Cop” and a sell-out Edinburgh Festival, Alfie Moore will be appearing […]

Faustus returns to Ropery Hall

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Back on the road in 2012 after a two-year break, Faustus will be making their second visit to Barton upon Humber’s Ropery Hall at the end of October as part of this year’s monthly folk programme. Nominated in the 2009 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, the Faustus triumvirate are three of the leading lights of […]

Romesh Ranganathan returns to Ropery Hall

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Just months after he wowed the audience at his first visit to Barton upon Humber’s Ropery Hall, comedian Romesh Ranganathan has announced he is returning with  new show ‘Irrational’ next spring. Tickets are already on sale for the gig on Sunday, March 20 and after just days on sale it looks like his appearance will […]

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