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Start of Ropery Hall autumn programme

By janetuplin |

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 Gordon Meredith who met Jim around 25 years ago when they both workd on an exhbition aboard the deep sea trawler that is now a museum, the Artic Corsair. Continue reading »

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. Continue reading »

John Otway returns to Ropery Hall

By janetuplin |

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. Continue reading »

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 Band, and its debut album Power In The Darkness, that went gold both in the United Kingdom and Japan. Continue reading »

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. Continue reading »

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 Tour (BBC Radio 2), and BBC Radio 4’s The Now Show. Continue reading »

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