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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, […]

Barton upon Humber successful in Museum resilience fund bid

By janetuplin |

A project promoting historical Barton upon Humber has received funding worth £66,000 over the next two years. The money, awarded by Arts Council England’s Museum resilience fund, will see the town’s history move into the modern era and create an enhanced visitor experience, professional marketing, digital presence, and greater exposure to the outside world.

Barton upon Humber successful in Museum resilience fund bid

By janetuplin |

A project promoting historical Barton upon Humber has received funding worth £66,000 over the next two years. The money, awarded by Arts Council England’s Museum resilience fund, will see the town’s history move into the modern era and create an enhanced visitor experience, professional marketing, digital presence, and greater exposure to the outside world.

Readers’ Day at The Ropewalk

By janetuplin |

The north of England is home to some of this country’s most exciting writers and on Saturday, March 14, three of them, Natalie Haynes, Stephen May and Helen Cadbury are welcomed to Ropery Hall for Readers’ Day. “Whether you love reading or have always wanted to find out how writers get published or what goes […]

The Ropewalk seeks Marketing Intern

By janetuplin |

The Ropewalk arts centre in Barton upon Humber is set to employ a Marketing Officer for the first time in its 15 year old history thanks to a grant from the Creative Employment Programme. The £2,570 grant awarded by the Programme will part-fund  a six month long internship which will see the successful candidate market […]

Nigel Tooby’s thought-provoking exhibition at The Ropewalk

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A thought-provoking exhibition by Wakefield based photographer Nigel Tooby is on display at The Ropewalk arts centre in Barton upon Humber until March 1. The exhibition in the Artspace, Of Our Times – The Price of Money, was originally conceived as an art book and because it is based, in part, on his own experience […]

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