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Ropery Hall News

GBBO winner Nancy Birtwistle hosts a pre-Christmas fair at Ropery Hall

By janetuplin |

Tickets to see Barton’s Great British Bake Off 2014 winner Nancy Birtwhistle hosting a Christmas Fair in the town’s Ropery Hall have been snapped up like “hot cakes”.

Only a limited number of tickets remain for the evening session while all tickets for the day session have now been sold. Continue reading »

North Eastern Swing comes to Ropery Hall

By janetuplin |

Rob Heron and The Tea Pad Orchestra bring their own brand of “North Eastern Swing” to Barton upon Humber’s Ropery Hall in early December.

Playing a mix of Western Swing, Blues, Gypsy,  Jazz and Country the band  travels thousands of miles a year earning a sizeable fan base not only in this country but also Europe and beyond. Continue reading »

Relive the days of film and music hall star George Formby

By janetuplin |

A one man play about one of this country’s greatest entertainers George Formby comes to Barton upon Humber’s Ropery Hall on Saturday, November 18.

Written by and starring Ewan Wardrop, the play premiered to critical acclaim at the 2012 Edinburgh Fringe and has since won rave reviews around the country. Continue reading »

Laura Cortese & The Dance Cards promise to set Ropery Hall alight

By janetuplin |

American all-girl group Laura Cortese & The Dance Cards promises to set Barton upon Humber’s Ropery Hall alight when they play at the Maltkiln Road venue on October 5.

In previous tours of the country the group has delighted music writers and music enthusiasts alike with respected music reviewer David Innes declaring that Laura Cortese & The Dance Cards had been his “most memorable gig” of the past 12 months. Continue reading »

Guitarist Gordon Giltrap set to perform at Ropery Hall

By janetuplin |

For more than 50 years, Gordon Giltrap has graced the music business with his dedication to his craft and his affection for his audience.

As one of the UK’s most respected guitarists, he has consistently proved the adage that respect cannot be bought. It must be earned and he is playing at Barton upon Humber’s Ropery Hall on Friday, October 6. Continue reading »

Saturday Folk Nights at Ropery Hall resume with Josienne Clark and Ben Walker

By janetuplin |

Double BBC Folk Award nominees Josienne Clarke and Ben Walker get the second half of the Saturday night monthly folk evenings at Ropery Hall off to a fine start with their ageless stories of love and loss coupled with an exquisite command of many instruments.

“Josienne’s jewel-like voice finds the nuance in the simplest phrase and sends it, effortlessly, straight to your heart while Ben’s musical tact and flair for arrangement provide the perfect setting, allowing the song centre-stage,” said Mick Harding of Mad Dog Folk. Continue reading »

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