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Robert Ross salutes perennial Christmas treats on TV and film

By janetuplin |

Comedy historian Robert Ross returns to Barton upon Humber’s Ropery Hall next month with a seasonal offering of Christmas Crackers. Robert, who last appeared at Ropery Hall last autumn with his show Forgotten Heroes of Comedy, will be celebrating the time when everyone gathered around the television to watch comedy favourites perform.

Cua playing Ropery Hall as part of UK tour

By janetuplin |

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

By janetuplin |

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

By janetuplin |

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

By janetuplin |

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

By janetuplin |

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 […]

Must-see band, the Blackheart Orchestra comes to Ropery Hall

By janetuplin |

After 10 years of concert touring across the world, radio and TV appearances and awards, the unique Blackheart Orchestra have become one of the must-see bands of 2019. The pioneering duo, made up of Chrissy Mostyn and Rick Pilkington, will be appearing at Barton upon Humber’s Ropery Hall on Friday, March 15.

On the oche at Ropery Hall

By janetuplin |

If you love theatre and love darts the ideal combination is coming to Ropery Hall in Barton upon Number in the form of Best in the World that aims to spread darts love among theatre-goers. Best in the World that will be on the oche on Saturday, March 2,  is inspired by some of darts’ […]

Folk Nights 2019 begin with Sam Reider

By janetuplin |

Composer, accordinist, pianist and singer, Sam Reider is setting off Barton upon Humber’s Ropery Hall monthly folk nights in fine style when he appears at the Mattkiln Road venue at the end of this month. San Francisco born Sam will be playing alongside The Human Hands, a band of young, virtuoso acoustic musicians based in […]

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