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Christmas Theatre at Ropery Hall

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Christmas theatre for the young and not-so-young is coming to Barton upon Humber’s Ropery Hall this December. The Sunday before Christmas Eve the Little Blue Monster Company will be performing one of their latest productions, Lily and the Little Snow Bear.

GBBO winner Nancy Birtwistle hosts a pre-Christmas fair at Ropery Hall

By janetuplin |

Tickets to see Barton’s Great British Bake Off 2014 winner Nancy Birtwhistle hosting a Christmas Fair in the town’s Ropery Hall have been snapped up like “hot cakes”. Only a limited number of tickets remain for the evening session while all tickets for the day session have now been sold.

North Eastern Swing comes to Ropery Hall

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Rob Heron and The Tea Pad Orchestra bring their own brand of “North Eastern Swing” to Barton upon Humber’s Ropery Hall in early December. Playing a mix of Western Swing, Blues, Gypsy,  Jazz and Country the band  travels thousands of miles a year earning a sizeable fan base not only in this country but also […]

Relive the days of film and music hall star George Formby

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A one man play about one of this country’s greatest entertainers George Formby comes to Barton upon Humber’s Ropery Hall on Saturday, November 18. Written by and starring Ewan Wardrop, the play premiered to critical acclaim at the 2012 Edinburgh Fringe and has since won rave reviews around the country.

Laura Cortese & The Dance Cards promise to set Ropery Hall alight

By janetuplin |

American all-girl group Laura Cortese & The Dance Cards promises to set Barton upon Humber’s Ropery Hall alight when they play at the Maltkiln Road venue on October 5. In previous tours of the country the group has delighted music writers and music enthusiasts alike with respected music reviewer David Innes declaring that Laura Cortese […]

Guitarist Gordon Giltrap set to perform at Ropery Hall

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For more than 50 years, Gordon Giltrap has graced the music business with his dedication to his craft and his affection for his audience. As one of the UK’s most respected guitarists, he has consistently proved the adage that respect cannot be bought. It must be earned and he is playing at Barton upon Humber’s […]

Saturday Folk Nights at Ropery Hall resume with Josienne Clark and Ben Walker

By janetuplin |

Double BBC Folk Award nominees Josienne Clarke and Ben Walker get the second half of the Saturday night monthly folk evenings at Ropery Hall off to a fine start with their ageless stories of love and loss coupled with an exquisite command of many instruments. “Josienne’s jewel-like voice finds the nuance in the simplest phrase […]

An evening of proper good fun at Ropery Hall

By janetuplin |

Come along to Barton upon Humber’s Ropery Hall later this month and join the Edinburgh Fringe’s favourite housewife Barbara Nice for an evening of proper good fun. With her enviable track record of garnering five star reviews and sell-out shows, Barbara will put a smile on your face and a spring in your step with […]

West End actor James Hyland returns to Ropery Hall with the Magic Circle

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Just months after the world premiere of Magic Circle was staged in Harrogate, Ropery Hall favourite James Hyland returns to Barton upon Humber with his theatre company, Brother Wolf. West End actor James is no stranger to Ropery Hall and in this performance he plays alongside Michael Shon who performed with James last year at […]

American Desert Music comes to Ropery Hall

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A new sound will be heard at Barton upon Humber’s Ropery Hall this September when American band 3hattrio play American Desert Music. With three superlative albums behind them and much written about the live performances to stimulate curiosity and interest, they were the band that everyone was talking about after their UK debut at Celtic […]

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