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Ropewalk Open Day a success

By janetuplin |

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

By janetuplin |

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.

New programme of day workshops

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The new programme of day workshops at Barton upon Humber’s The Ropewalk has just been released and already the classes for the first half of 2014 are attracting interest. Workshop co-ordinator Laura McNair has put together a blend of old favourites alongside new workshops to temp people either to expand their knowledge of a particular […]

New Year, new programme of workshops at The Ropewalk

By janetuplin |

The new programme of day workshops at Barton upon Humber’s The Ropewalk has just been released and already the classes for the first half of 2014 are attracting interest. Workshop co-ordinator Laura McNair has put together a blend of old favourites alongside new workshops to temp people either to expand their knowledge of a particular […]

Successful Christmas Art Market at The Ropewalk

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The Ropewalk’s second two-day Christmas Art Market attracted the crowds to the Barton upon Humber arts centre. “We were delighted to welcome so many people to our annual opportunity to purchase Christmas gifts from regional artists and craft-makers,” said Liz Bennet of The Ropewalk.

Christmas Art Market at The Ropewalk

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The highly anticipated Christmas Art Market takes place at Barton upon Humber’s The Ropewalk over the weekend of Saturday December 7 and Sunday December 8. Held over two days for the second year running because of the popularity of the event, a total of 38 makers and artists have been selected to take part in […]

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