Gallery and Exhibition Space, Live Venue, Artists Studios and Museum. Barton upon Humber's cultural quarter of a mile!
Opening Times 10am - 5pm Tuesday to Saturday 10am - 4pm Sunday & Bank Holiday Mondays
Mirrors, Windows & Shadows/Here Silence Stands
Brian Adams
Mirrors, Windows & Shadows/Here Silence Stands
Sat, January 15, 2022 - Sun, March 13, 2022
Featuring James Sutton, Greg Anston-Race and many more
New Year Selection
Jan 6, 2022 - Jan 30, 2022
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Andrew Adair, John Bedding, Sarah Dunstan, Elly Wall & David Wright
Surface Levels
Jan 8, 2022 - Mar 20, 2022
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Live @ Ropery Hall

Music Martyn Joseph

5th Feb 2022
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Music Iain Matthews

12th Feb 2022
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Music Chantel McGregor

18th Feb 2022
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Theatre Howerd's End

19th Feb 2022
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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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Textiles Irene Campsill - Glasses case (blue tit)

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Ceramics Josie Walter - Fish platter

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Prints Alison Read - Puppy dog eyes

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Heritage Publications Nick Triplow - Family ties

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

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Ceramics Helen Martino - Dishy lady

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Ceramics Vivienne Ross - Small jug (2)

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Prints Alison Read - Owl get you

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Textiles, Jewellery Vicki Lafford-Garside - Robin brooch

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Ceramics Mark Dally - Teapot

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With over 100 items to browse through, The Ropewalk's Craft Gallery 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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Current Exhibitions

The Ropewalk Museum

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

Coffee Shop

The Ropery Coffee Shop is the perfect place to enjoy freshly 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, a Craft Gallery, Ropery Coffee 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.

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