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A cornucopia of crafts at The Ropewalk’s Christmas Art Market

By janetuplin |

Forty five artists will be lining the corridors of Barton upon Humber’s The Ropewalk in early December for the traditional two day Christmas Art Market. A mix of artists who have studios at the Maltkiln Road venue, those who took part in the Insight OIpen Studios weekends and others who have been selected will be […]

Mammal Hands bring their unique sound to Ropery Hall

By janetuplin |

Mammal Hands, a trio of like-minded musicians who first met in 2012 while busking in Norwich, will be playing at Barton upon Humber’s Ropery Hall in the next couple of weeks. The three – Nick Smart on piano, brother Jordon Smart on saxophone and Jesse Barrett on drums and percussion – have since then carved […]

Deadline draws near for artists wanting to take part in Inprint Biennale

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The deadline is drawing near for artists to submit work to be considered tor Inprint Biennale, being held on both sides of the river as part of Hull City of Culture celebrations. Artists can submit a maximum of two prints or pieces for the exhibition which is being held at Barrton upon Humber’s The Ropewalk […]

1980s street style at The Ropewalk in Barton upon Humber

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The Ropewalk in Barton has one of its occasional design exhibitions this summer – Dynamic Monochrome Design – featuring the designs of Timney Fowler from a private collection. Every inch of the largest gallery, Artspace, features drama! Timney Fowler is a postmodern fashion and interior design business which unusually included clothing, furnishing fabrics, ceramics and […]

Arts Council England success for The Ropewalk

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The Managing Director of The Ropewalk, Liz Bennet, said she was thrilled to receive confirmation of the success of her application from Arts Council England for both a Small Capital Grant and to continue as a National Portfolio Organisation for the next four years. In total The Ropewalk will receive a total of more than […]

Arts Council England support for The Ropewalk

By janetuplin |

The Managing Director of The Ropewalk, Liz Bennet, said she was thrilled to receive confirmation of the success of her application from Arts Council England for both a Small Capital Grant and to continue as a National Portfolio Organisation for the next four years. In total The Ropewalk will receive a total of more than […]

Five stars for Ropery Coffee Shop as it launches its new food waste policy

By janetuplin |

The Ropery Coffee Shop, part of The Ropewalk arts centre in Barton upon Humber, has just learnt that it has once again received five stars in the national Food Hygiene Rating Scheme operated by North Lincolnshire Council Following an early November inspection the Coffee Shop has been awarded a maximum of five stars for each […]

The Ropewalk Christmas Art Market

By janetuplin |

The highly anticipated Christmas Art Market takes place at Barton upon Humber’s The Ropewalk over the weekend of Saturday December 3 and Sunday December 4. Held over two days for the last five years, a total of 41 makers and artists have been selected to take part in the occasion.

Launch of new book by Fathom Writers’ Press

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What could be the final book in a fascinating series on the history of Barton upon Humber has just been launched. The book, The Railway Comes to Barton on Humber: 1844 – 1914  has been written by railway enthusiast and historian Anthony Berridge and edited by fellow historian Geoff Bryant.

Fathom Writers returns after a three-year break

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After a three year break Fathom Writers is back and ready to breathe new life into creative writing at Barton upon Humber’s The Ropewalk. “Fathom Writers started in 2007 and paused as an organisation three years ago but thanks to new impetus from the Northern Accent Literature project we restarting classes next month,” said treasurer, […]

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