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The Ropewalk supports Radio Humberside Candle Appeal

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The Ropewalk is supporting Radio Humberside’s fundraising for St Andrew’s Children’s Hospice in Grimsby by organising a themed workshop.

Barton’s Ropewalk Museum successful with £50,000 Heritage Lottery Fund bid

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The Ropewalk Museum in Barton upon Humber has just been awarded a £50,000 grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund which will see all of its archives documented, catalogued and published online. Ropewalk Managing Director Liz Bennet said she was delighted that the bid had been successful as it would ensure far better access to the […]

Grimsby artists launch 2011 exhibition season at The Ropewalk

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The work of 10 Grimsby based artists is featured in the first exhibition of 2011 at Barton upon Humber’s arts centre, The Ropewalk.


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Abbey Walk Gallery at The Ropewalk Two years after Elaine Munson and Gill Gibbon opened Grimsby’s contemporary arts venue, Abbey Walk Gallery, the work of 10 of its resident artists can be seen at The Ropewalk, its counterpart in Barton upon Humber. Their exhibition, Divergence, contains a mix of styles, mediums and artistic experience and […]

Film programme starts spring programme at The Ropewalk

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An exciting new programme of films is being screened at Barton upon Humber’s Ropery Hall this spring.

Standing Tall – Photographs by Stephen Martinson

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This exhibition, which opens on Saturday, January 22 at The Ropewalk, Barton upon Humber, celebrates the life and work of Stephen Martinson whose photographs span a wide range of subjects, some project based commercial images and others more personal.

Ropewalk funds WaterAid school sanitation block

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Barton upon Humber’s The Ropewalk has sent a special New Year’s gift to a school in one of the world’s poorest countries.

Ian Briggs gets 2011 Ropery Hall programme off to a musical start

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One of the great names in blues, Ian Briggs, is appearing at Barton upon Humber’s Ropery Hall in the new year.

Target reached for school sanitation block

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A group of knitters at The Ropewalk in Barton  upon Humber have boosted the venue’s fundraising activities for the charity Water Aid even further by producing a selection of cushions and hot water bottle covers.

Lantern Parade illuminates Barton Christmas Festival

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The culmination of a five days of lantern making workshops, Barton upon Humber’s Lantern Parade, drew widespread praise and admiration as it wound its way through the snow-bound town centre streets as part of the town’s Christmas Festival.

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