Events Archive

The Gong Space

As part of the “learning” theme of this year’s Lincolnshire Heritage Open Days a number of opportunities for trying new things and learning new skills have been incorporate into the festival programme.

This is a chance to try out the therapeutic effects of sound and vibration which can help health and well being.

3pm

Free

Booking is essential on (01652) 660380

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The Barton Bunker

Over a thousand visitors experienced our first public opening of the Second World War air raid shelter on Fleetgate last year.

In partnership with The Options Group at Applegate House the shelter will be open during Heritage Open Days 2019:

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Saturday 14 September, open to view 12pm -3pm – no need to book

Sunday 15 September, guided tours on the hour and half hour, 1pm – 3pm – booking required

Wednesday 18 September, open to view, 1.30pm – 4.30pm – no need to book

Sunday 21 September, guided tours on the hour and half hour, 1pm – 3pm – booking required

Saturday 22, open to view, 12pm -3pm – no need to book

Admission is free but donations will be used for restoration of the shelter and its interpretation.

Telephone 01652 635172 to book for the guided tours on 15 and 21 September.

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Victorian Music Hall Show

Book your pew, plan your costume and you’re ready to savour the variety of another  Victorian music hall show as part of Heritage Open Days 2019.

7.30pm, Joseph Wright Hall, first floor (stair access)

Bar & doors open 6.30pm

Adults £10.  Tel. (01652) 635172 to book – tickets on sale now.

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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.

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Civic Society trip to Grantham

Join our volunteers and members of the Barton Civic Society, celebrating its fiftieth anniversary, on a trip to the Lincolnshire town of Grantham to follow Grantham Civic Society’s Blue Plaque Trail including the Grade 1 listed Old Kings School which Isaac Newton attended.

Everything is within easy walking distance of our coach drop off, and there will be time to explore the shops and sites independently.

Tickets are £20 and can be booked at the Wilderspin National School Museum (01652 635172).

Departure 08.30 from the Wilderspin National School, Queen Street – free car parking available.

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