Events Archive

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Museums at Night Quiz

Sorry – we’ve had to cancel the quiz.  We were holding out for more teams but they weren’t forthcoming.

We’ll reschedule for the Autumn.

Posted on:9th April 2018 20180511 20180521

Shelter from the Bombs

Fresh from their award winning festival performances, South Bank Players, our resident drama group, perform two plays written by members of the group: Shelter from the Bombs by Martin James and Miss is Missing by Jeanine Guy, performed by junior members of the South Bank Players.

Ticket details: Adults £6; Concessions £5; Email £20 (2+2)

Tel. (01652) 635172 or call in Thursday – Sunday (10am – 4pm) or book online at

Posted on:25th March 2018 20180420 20180521

Steptoe & Son

Fifty-five years ago Albert and his son Harold, the two warring rag-and-bone-men in Shepherd’s Bush, first appeared on our TV screens. Now, as part of a nationwide tour, Hambledon Productions breathe life back into the Steptoe household with this faithful, fresh and hilarious adaptation of original episodes from the long-running smash hit sitcom.

For one night only: 7.30pm on Tuesday 17th April in the Joseph Wright Hall. (For the time being we regret there is stepped access only to first floor auditorium).

Tickets: £8 in advance or £10 otd, available online at and from Wilderspin (Thursday – Sunday 10am – 4pm) or by ‘phone (01652) 635172. Seating is unallocated.

Posted on:26th February 2018 20180417 20180521
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James Creassy – A Man of His Time

Barton upon Humber Civic Society commence their 2018 programme of talks in the Joseph Wright Hall with this examination of Lincolnshire born James Creassy, a drainage engineer, land surveyor and traveller.  Jean Cannon talks about Creassy’s works in England and Wales in the late 1700s and his travels in America and India based on extensive family history research.

The talk on Friday 19 January begins at 7.30pm in the ground floor Community Room which is fully accessible by wheelchair.  There is a refreshment interval at about 8.15pm, and the evening generally concludes around 9.15pm.

Park in the School Museum car park or there’s a public car park on Chapel Lane – one minute’s walk.  Street parking is also available.

Subsequent talks are:

16 February
Britain on Film: Rural Life

16 March
Barton Trinity Methodist Church
with Nichola Jones

20 April
A Tour Through Beverley (talk)
with Paul Schofield

18 May
History Walk through Baysgarth Park
with Richard Clarke

15 June
Garden Wildlife Close to Hand
with Adrian White

15 August
Summer trip to Epworth

14 September
Barton Town Band
with Jonathon Evison

19 October
Lincolnshire Cases in the Elizabethan Court of Star Chamber
with Helen Good

16 November
Anglo-Saxon ‘Productive Site’ at Melton Ross
with Kevin Leahy

Posted on:29th December 2017 20180119 20180521
raffle tickets

Christmas Fair Grand Raffle ~ sponsors & winners

Thank you to our sponsors who kindly donated prizes for the raffle:

Bensons Butchers


Crisp and Fresh

CV Day Spa

Fleetgate Hardware

Fresh Cotton Clean

Lindsey Relay (Euronics)

Market Place Plant Stall

Mrs G Clark

Potty Pantos

Ride a Bike

Sandra Bright


The Blending Room

The Old School Canteen

W.A.Clarke Shoe Shop

Wilderspin School Museum


Winning tickets in our Christmas Raffle were:

  1. Spa Session worth £100 @CV Day Spa 0118
  2. Blueray player 0119
  3. Luxury hamper 1013
  4. Dried Flower Wreath 2062
  5. Afternoon Tea 0137
  6. Shoes Voucher 2086
  7. Voucher for Child’s Helmet 2165
  8. Voucher for Child’s Helmet 2082
  9. Voucher for Child’s Helmet 1656
  10. Voucher for Child’s Helmet 2126
  11. Kitchen clock and timer 0712
  12. Voucher for Plants 1548
  13. Massage 1624
  14. Dartington Glass Decanter 1568
  15. Yankee Candle Set 1926
  16. Luxury bath set 1035
  17. Blanc Platter and bowl set 1941
  18. Food bag/hamper 1920
  19. Chocolate hamper 1719
  20. Voucher 1632
  21. Relaxation Hamper 1873
  22. Wine 2061
  23. Ladies who Lunch Mug 1599
  24. Soap and Glory box set 2056
  25. Cashmere perfume set 1582
  26. Fragrance burner set 0094
  27. Thornton’s Snow flake & Snowball Col. 2214
  28. Thornton’s Star Collection 1658
  29. Thornton’s Alcohol Truffle Collection 0678
  30. Bath Sherbet 1794
  31. Body Shop Smoky Poppy set 2146
  32. Aloe Vera Set 0055
  33. Photo album set 1586
  34. Diary 0513
Posted on:11th December 2017 20171212 20180521