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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

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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

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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 […]

Ropewalk Open Day a success

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The Ropewalk’s Open day, held earlier this month, attracted more than 500 visitors curious to find out what did go on behind the scenes of their quarter-mile long building in Barton upon Humber. The corridors along the length of the Maltkiln Road building were full of activity as those curious to see what went on […]

The Ropewalk opens its doors on Saturday, April 5

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This is the second time that The Ropewalk has held such an open day and Managing Director Liz Bennet is hoping that this year’s event will be just, if not more, successful than the first open day two years ago. “We want to show visitors exactly what goes on daily behind the doors of this […]

Potter Rachel Wood features this month in Box Gallery

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Work by ceramicist Rachel Wood features throughout March in the Box Gallery at The Ropewalk in Barton upon Humber. Her individual pieces are made using stoneware clay which are coiled, slabbed or thrown and frequently distorted during the process.

Humber riverscapes from the air

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Manchester artist Colin Taylor is well-known for transferring his love of mountains to his paintings. But in his latest exhibition, Riverscapes, which is currently on view at Barton upon Humber’s The Ropewalk he took to the skies to bring a new perspective to his latest body of work which was created especially for the regionally […]

Comedy weekend at Ropery Hall

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Two consecutive evenings of outstanding comedy are being staged at Barton upon Humber’s Ropery Hall within the next couple of weeks. “It really will be a comedy weekend here in Barton with Susan Calman and Robert Newman appearing at our venue on two successive nights,” said Liz Bennet of The Ropewalk.

The Ropewalk announces record visitor numbers for 2013

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The regionally acclaimed Barton upon Humber arts centre, The Ropewalk, has just announced a significant increase in numbers during 2013. The Maltkiln Road arts venue, which first opened in April 2000, has recorded best ever figures, The Ropewalk’s Managing Director, Liz Bennet has revealed.

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