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BBC Radio 2 favourite Harriet comes to Barton’s Ropery Hall

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Harriet, a beguiling British singer/songwriter, who is garnering ever-increasing international media acclaim will be performing in Barton later this month. The gig at Ropery Hall comes after she has recently completed here debut UK tour which saw her performing to sell out venues across the country.

John Otway returns to Ropery Hall

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John Otway reappears on Barton upon Humber’s Ropery Hall stage early next month nearly four years after his first appearnace in the company of Wild Willy Barrett. His gig on April 8 will see John, who once described himself as “rock’n’roll’s greatest failure”, perform with characteristic madcap mayhem.

2-4-6-8 Motorway’s Tom Robinson to appear at Ropery Hall

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Tom Robinson, the musician who is forever associated with the rock anthem 2-4-6-8 Motorway, will be motoring down the M180 to Barton upon Humber in October when he plays his first gig at the town’s Ropery Hall. The gig is celebrating the anniversary of the band Tom formed in the late 1970s, the Tom Robinson […]

Ropery Hall welcomes acoustic pop group Roger Davies and His Band

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Roger Davies, one of today’s most engaging songwriters through four solo albums and performances around the country is playing at Barton upon Humber’s Ropery Hall later this month. Roger, who hails from Brighouse in West Yorkshire, will be performing alongside his own group.

Straight talking comic Angela Barnes to appear at Ropery Hall

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After a career in health and social care, Angela Barnes decided to realise a long held ambition and give comedy a go. Since then Angela and her witty world view have been both heard and seen on numerous radio and television shows including appearances on BBC Three’s Russell Howard’s Good News, Russell Kane’s Whistle Stop […]

Nine Below Zero’s Dennis Greaves and Mark Feltham go back to their roots

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Nine Below Zero’s founding members, Dennis Greaves and Mark Feltham have gone back to their blues roots and are performing a series of intimate, acoustic concerts as a duo including Barton upon Humber’s Ropery Hall. “We’re delighted that Dennis and Mark are playing one of their first “old style” blues shows the pair have performed […]

Modern day Fairport group, Mawkin, to appear at Ropery Hall

By janetuplin |

One of Brit-folks brightest new guns Mawkin,  a blistering five-piece band fusing folk, blues and rock, fills February’s folk night slot at Barton upon Humber’s Ropery Hall. Touring ahead of their latest album, Down Among the Dead Men, Mawkin are on the cutting edge of the contemporary music scene coupled with all the verve and […]

Steeleye Spans Maddy Prior to play at Ropery Hall

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Maddy Prior, perhaps best known as vocalist in folk rock band Steeleye Span, is appearing at Barton upon Humber’s Ropery Hall in mid-April in the company of two more folk aficionados Hannah James and Giles Lewin. Maddy who began singing in her early teens hasn’t stopped since. After forming a duo with Tim Hart in […]

Welcome return to Ropery Hall for Lindsay Lou and the Flatbellys

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One of the hits of last year at Barton upon Humber’s Ropery Hall, Lindsay Lou and the Flatbellys, is returning later this month by popular demand. Following the American group’s appearance 12 months ago The Ropewalk’s Liz Bennet was inundated with requests to bring her back – more so any other artists.

Young Folk Showcase

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Young Folk Showcase, the traditional start to Ropery Hall’s 2018 folk programme features three artists making their names in the world of folk. Taking place on Saturday, January 27, this year’s showcase, put together by Mick Harding of Mad Dog Folk, features Jack Harris, Kelly Oliver and Paul Mosley, all of whom have received five […]

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