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Two ladies of folk come to Ropery Hall

By janetuplin |

Two ladies of folk are appearing at Barton upon Humber’s Ropery Hall in quick succession. First up is Josie Duncan, a folk singer and songwriter from the Outer Hebrides, appearing at the Maltkiln Road venue as part of the monthly Folk Nights.

Scottish singer/songwriter Paul McKenna plays Ropery Hall

By janetuplin |

Scotland’s Paul McKenna, who is appearing at Ropery Hall on Friday (Feb 14) has long been ranked among that country’s finest younger singers and songwriters. Armed with a powerful yet intensely emotive voice and passionate social conscience, often expressed through his songs, he and his band draw on both Scottish and Irish roots.

Theatre comes to Ropery Hall

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Two original theatre productions are on stage at Barton upon Humber’s Ropery Hall in quick succession. On February 15 stand-up poet Kate Fox returns, in the company of actor Joanna Holden, with Where There’s Muck There’s Bras that was orginally commissioned by the Great Exhibition of the North 2018.

Cua playing Ropery Hall as part of UK tour

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Irish band Cua is performing at Ropery Hall later this month as part of a short tour of the UK following the release of its latest album, In Flight Off the Islands. The trio made up of John Davidson, Shane Booth and Ros O’Meara is noted for its love of  world folk music and through […]

World class performers Collister & Fix to appear at Ropery Hall

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A gig by two world class performers awaits music lovers at Barton upon Humber’s Ropery Hall when Christine Collister and Michael Fix perform  a fabulous journey of powerful songs taken from classical, blues, jazz, country, rock and folk with some additional original material added to the mix. The duo’s appearance at the Maltkiln Road venue […]

Hue and Cry celebrate anniversary at Ropery Hall

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Hue and Cry will be performing at Barton upon Humber’s Ropery Hall as part of the celebrations for the 30th anniversary of the release of the classic live album Bitter Suite. Brothers Patrick and Gregory Kane, who formed Hue and Cry in 1983, will be performing at the Maltkiln Road venue in a very special […]

The power of Triple Trawler Disaster song cycle 12 Silk Handkerchiefs comes to Barton

By janetuplin |

The powerful story of a fishing community united to campaign for far greater safety stands on trawlers will be re-told at Barton upon Humber’s Ropery Hall later this month. Singer/songwriter Reg Meuross’s song cycle 12 Silk Handkerchiefs tells the story of Hull’s Hessle Road community were devastated in January 1968 when three Hull trawlers, the […]

Angela Barnes brings Edinburgh Fringe sell-out show to Barton

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Comedian Angela Barnes is bringing her latest show, Rose Tinted, to Barton upon Humber’s Ropery Hall. The show was a sell-out at last year’s Edinburgh Fringe earning some well-earned critical acclaim that she is now taking on tour.

New programme at Ropery Hall

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The new season at Barton upon Humber’s Ropery Hall gets underway early next month with the return of the 3hattrio playing the distinctive sounds of  American Desert Music. The gig, on Thursday, September 5, heralds the start of four months of non-stop music, comedy, theatre and film at the Maltkiln Road venue. Included in the […]

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