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London bound play at Ropery Hall

By janetuplin |

Barton upon Humber based Duckegg Theatre Company is staging a new play at the town’s Ropery Hall on Friday, September 28 in readiness for a short run at London’s Pleasance Theatre and a northern tour next year. The play Aid Memoir by Dr Glenda Cooper draws on the writer’s extensive experience as a former BBC […]

Americana super-group Bennett Wilson & Poole to play in Barton

By janetuplin |

Americana super-group Bennett Wilson & Poole are touching down next month at Barton upon Humber’s Ropery Hall. The trio, made up of Danny Wilson (Danny and the Champions of the World, Grand Drive), Robin Bennett (The Dreaming Spires, Goldrush, Saint Etienne) have joined forces with producer extraordinaire Tony Poole and king of the electric twelve-string […]

China Crisis returns to Ropery Hall

By janetuplin |

The autumn programme at Barton upon Humber’s Ropery Hall gets quickly into its stride with the appearance of China Crisis, the first time the group has appeared at the Maltkiln Road venue since 2014. The group which features founder members Eddie Lundon and Gary Daly alongside Jack Hymers and Eric Animan started in Kirkby, Merseyside […]

Start of Ropery Hall autumn programme

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Hull trawler skipper Jim Williams life at sea at the height of the city’s fishing industry is to be retold in early September when the play Swinging the Lamp kicks off the start of Barton upon Humber’s Ropery Hall autumn programme. The play, a tribute in words and song, has been written by Beverley actor […]

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

By janetuplin |

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

By janetuplin |

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

By janetuplin |

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

By janetuplin |

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

By janetuplin |

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 […]

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