Gallery and Exhibition Space, Live Venue, Artists Studios and Museum. Barton upon Humber's cultural quarter of a mile!
Boyes Golden Values!
Art, Jewellery & the Everyday
Boyes Golden Values!
Sat, September 25, 2021 - Sun, November 28, 2021
Twink Addison
A Little Country Living
Jul 24, 2021 - Sep 12, 2021
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Hannah Turlington
Print Exhibition
Sep 1, 2021 - Sep 30, 2021
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Live @ Ropery Hall

Music Steve Tilston: Semicentennial

25th September 2021
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Music Patti Boulaye: Aretha and Me

1st October 2021
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Comedy Jack Gleadow

2nd October 2021
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Music Chris While and Julie Matthews

3rd October 2021
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Comedy The Scottish Falsetto Sock Puppet Theatre Company

8th October 2021
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Theatre The Silence of Snow: The Life of Patrick Hamilton

14th October 2021
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The Ropewalk workshops are perfect to learn new skills or just to enjoy a unique and creative experience. Purchase for yourself or as a gift for a family member or friend. If you cannot decide which workshop to choose for someone why not buy a gift voucher. All of our gift vouchers are redeemable against any course. We have a rolling timetable of art and craft workshops so check back later or why not sign up to our e-newsletter?

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Ceramics Bridget Williams - Small dish

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Jewellery Victoria Marrison - Stud earrings

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Ceramics John Wheeldon - Pink pourer

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Heritage Gifts Keith Woodcock - Barton tea towel (humber bridge)

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Heritage Gifts Keith Woodcock - Humber bridge a4 print

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Heritage Gifts, Heritage Publications Keith Woodcock - Barton upon humber notelets

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Ceramics Pru Green - Floral jug

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Ceramics Shirley Vauvelle - Large wall hanging ceramic

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Ceramics Mark Dally - Tall mug

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Ceramics Mark Dally - Jug

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With over 100 items to browse through, the Ropewalk shop presents art work and creative products from talented local artists and craft workers. Whether you are looking for yourself or a gift, we are sure you will find something great amongst the prints, ceramics, jewellery, textiles and heritage items in our shop.

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Five exhibition spaces of contemporary art and craft from local to international artists.

The Ropewalk Museum

The Ropewalk Museum pays tribute to the history of the rope making factory, Hall’s Barton Ropery.

Coffee Shop

The Coffee Shop is the perfect place to enjoy home cooked food in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.

Our Reviews

As well as five exhibition spaces, sculpture garden, live arts / music / theatre / comedy and cinema venue, the Ropewalk also houses 15 artist studios, museum, art and craft shop, meeting rooms available to hire and coffee shop. Rated Travelers’ Choice 2020 by Trip Advisor, the Ropewalk has something for everyone.

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Artists Studios

The Ropewalk currently has 15 resident artists who present a variety of work and practices.

Become a Friend or Patron

Become a friend of The Ropewalk and enjoy additional advantages that only membership offers.

Room Hire

The Ropewalk has meeting rooms to suit all requirements which are available to hire by the hour, session or day.