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Record breaking year for The Ropewalk confirmed

By janetuplin |

Final figures for visitor numbers to the Barton upon Humber arts centre, The Ropewalk, see a rise of just over 36 per cent over the previous year’s record breaking numbers. By December 31 last year a total of 106,861 visitors had passed through The Ropewalk’s doors compared to 78,412 in 2013.

Record breaking year for The Ropewalk

By janetuplin |

2014 looks like ending as a record-breaking one for The Ropewalk in Barton upon Humber. Visitor figures up to and including November are the highest recorded since the Maltkiln Road arts centre opened nearly 15 years ago and with December’s figures yet to be logged it looks as if more than 100,000 people will have […]

Ropewalk artist holds Grimsby exhibition

By janetuplin |

An exhibition by Barton upon Humber artist Richard Hatfield has just opened at Grimsby’s Abbey Walk Gallery. The joint exhibition “Spirited Earth – Landscape” with East Riding artist Rob Moore has already received many plaudits from art lovers across the area.

The Ropewalk welcomes artist Keith Woodcock

By janetuplin |

Keith Woodcock, a new resident in The Ropewalk’s artists’ studios, has recently exhibited four paintings at the Guild of Aviation Artists annual exhibition, featuring 435 entries, held in the Mall Galleries in London. Two of his works won awards and another was highly commended.

Torrential rain fails to dampen Waterside Food Festival spirits

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Torrential rain failed to deter visitors to the second Waterside Food Festival held along The Ropewalk Promenade in Barton upon Humber. Despite the leaden skies more than 1,000 visitors were attracted to the event.

The Ropewalk hosts Waterside Food Festival

By janetuplin |

The second of the two Food Festivals being held in Barton upon Humber this year takes place on Sunday, August 10. The Ropewalk Promenade is once again the setting for the second Waterside Food Festival and will see food producers from across the region setting up their stalls along its length tempting visitors with the […]

Fourth North Lincolnshire Print Open

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The fourth biennial North Lincolnshire Print Open at The Ropewalk in Barton upon Humber has just opened to critical acclaim at a Preview Evening which attracted more than 100 art lovers. A silk screen, 2, by Amie Andrews of Cleethorpes was the unanimous choice for the selectors’ prize chosen by Melvyn Petterson and Alf Ludlam […]

Barton Food Festival

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Final preparations are underway for the first of two Food Festivals being held in Barton this year. Six months after the final Barton Farmers’ Market, producers return to King Street for the Barton Food Festival which will take place between 9am and 3pm.

Cleethorpes born printmaker unveils exhibition at The Ropewalk

By janetuplin |

An exhibition by Cleethorpes born printmaker Melvyn Petterson has just opened at The Ropewalk in Barton upon Humber. The exhibition, which runs until Sunday, June 1, features work by Melvyn who studied at Grimsby School of Art before moving on to Camberwell School of Art in London.

The Ropewalk seeks entries for its Open Print Exhibition

By janetuplin |

The Ropewalk in Barton upon Humber is hosting its biennial Open Print Exhibition during the summer months. The exhibition, which runs from Saturday, June 7, to Sunday, September 7, will be held in both GalleryOne and Artspace and will feature a comprehensive range of what is best in contemporary printmaking, said Ropewalk Director and Exhibitions […]

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