Monthly Archives: July 2022

Visit Sledmere

Visit East Yorkshire’s “finest country house” at Sledmere, near Driffield, with Barton Civic Society and Wilderspin volunteers.  The trip includes a guided tour of the country house, with its beautiful walled garden.  Then, there will be time to see the rare breed farm park, explore the spacious grounds – ideal for a picnic, and visit the Wagoners’ Museum which tells the story of the Wagoners’ Special Reserve and their horse drawn supply wagons in the First World War.


Coach pick-up at 9.30am from the Wilderspin & National School Museum, Queen Street.  Arriving back in Barton by approximately 4.30 pm.

Cost per person £20.00 including travel, entry and tour fees.  Payment should be made in advance at the Wilderspin School Museum.

Call in at Wilderspin to book or ring (01652) 635172.

Posted on:12th July 2022

Visit Leicestershire

We are planning a trip to Pickwell Church to see and hear the organ that was removed in the 1960s from the former Primitive Methodist Chapel – now the Joseph Wright Hall.  There will be a chance to visit Oakham too.  It’s on Thursday 28 July, departing at 8.30am and returning by 5.30pm.  The cost is £20.  Tel. (01652) for more details and to reserve your place.

Posted on:12th July 2022

Barton Bike Night

It’s here again – after a Covid gap!  The town event starts at 4pm, but we’ll be opening our helemet store from noon (last collection by 9pm) and refreshments will be available all day.

Posted on:7th July 2022