Monthly Archives: September 2019

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Museums at Night Quiz

Join us for another autumn quiz.

Register your team of up to six for another evening of brain teasers and fun.

£2 per person

Bar & raffle

7.00pm doors open for a 7.30pm start in the Joseph Wright Hall (ground floor)

Posted on:27th September 2019

Printing Workshop

A drop-in session for young people to learn traditional printing techniques.

This is part of the “learning” theme of this year’s Lincolnshire Heritage Open Days to offer a number of opportunities for trying new things and learning new skills.

10am – 1pm

In the museum’s Joseph Wright Hall (ground floor with wheelchair access)



Posted on:12th September 2019

Sunday School

We are gathering memories of Sunday School as part of our plans to restore the former Primitive Methodist Chapel (1867) which was also the Salvation Army’s Citadel between 1961 and 2016.

The original ground-floor Sunday School room is now a multi-purpose community space  and the remnants of the Chapel can be see on the first floor.

We’d like to hear about your memories of Sunday School – here or elsewhere to add to our story of education.

10am -4pm


First floor access by stairs or stair lift only.



Posted on:12th September 2019

Tales of a Barton Lad

Local author and after-dinner speaker, Mervin Dove, relates humorous and honest tales of his schooldays.

This informal talk is in the Reminiscence Classroom adjacent to the Old School Canteen coffee shop and will take around one hour.

2pm                 Booking not required




Posted on:12th September 2019

Barton Civic Society 1969-2019 – Waters’ Edge

Waters’ Edge Country Park was created from reclaimed industrial land which had become one of the most toxic sites in Europe.  Landscape historian Richard Clarke traces the story of the site and the clean-up challenge inherited by North Lincolnshire Council – an issue closely monitored by the Civic Society in the 1990s.  The talk is part of the Society’s ongoing celebration of its fiftieth anniversary, and takes pace in the Joseph Wright Hall starting at 7.30pm

Non-members are welcome (£2).  Ground floor with wheelchair accessible toilet.


Posted on:12th September 2019
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Safeguarding Barton’s Heritage 1969 – 2019

An exhibition by Barton Civic Society, celebrating its fiftieth anniversary, in partnership with Barton Camera Club, tracing changes in the town over five decades and examining projects that involved the Civic Society.

The exhibiton ca be seen in the Joseph Wright Hall on Thursdays – Sundays between 13 – 15 and 19 – 22 September, 10am – 4pm.  Admission is free.


Posted on:12th September 2019