Ropery Hall News

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. Continue reading »

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 the combination of great shows and hard work, has already  played two sold out shows at the prestigious Celtic Connections Festival at the beginning of the year.  Cua has also received national and local radio airplay in throughout the UK, Europe and the US and has shared a bill with Andy Irvine, The Furey’s, and Hazel O’Connor to name but a few. Continue reading »

QUIZ NIGHT

By richardhatfield |

The first of our regular monthly fun family quiz for 2020 hosted by Daniel Dyson

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 coincides with the launch of a brand new CD, North & South. Continue reading »

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 stripped back show. Continue reading »

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 St Romanus, the Kingston Peridot and the Ross Cleveland perished and 58 men died in what became known as the Dark Winter. Continue reading »

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