Events Archive

70 Shades Damper – rescheduled

Following the huge touring success of ’69 Shades of Beige’ MJS Production return with another fast-moving, character swapping, comedy feast.

Tom struggles to balance the demands of his wife who wants a baby, his agent who wants more earnings, and his own dreams of being a comedian.  What could possibly go wrong?

Tickets: £10, concessions £7

(first floor auditorium – at this stage in our development of the venue, we can only manage stair lift access for visitors with restricted mobility)

This performance has been rescheduled and was originally programmed for 11 October.

Posted on:22nd September 2018 20181026 20181213

Museums at Night : Britain on Film “Railways”

It’s Museums at Night across the UK so we are having a film show.

To mark the 70th anniversary of British Railways we’re hosting a screening of newly digitised rare archive films, curated by the Independent Cinema Office, charting the history of railways in the UK, their romance and heady freedom in the early twentieth century.

Tickets: £4

7.30pm, Joseph Wright Hall

The Joseph Wright Hall is wheelchair accessible on the ground floor only.  The first floor auditorium is accessible by stairs or a stair lift.  There are wheelchair accessible toilets.

Posted on:21st April 2018 20181025 20181213

New County Choir Concert 

Come and hear Vivaldi’s soaring music, and the lyrical tenor solo: ‘On Away! Awake Beloved…’ always a great favourite of music lovers.
Hiawatha’s Wedding Feast by  S. Coleridge-Taylor.
Gloria by  Vivaldi.
Conductor: Stan Kell.
Soloists: Jeff Blewitt, Pam Waddington Muse.
Accompanist: Peter Sproston.
£7. Tickets from Wilderspin or at the door.


Posted on:18th April 2018 20181013 20181213

What Lies Beneath

A brief history of ladies’ unmentionables. Discover how the Victorian silhouette was achieved, try on a corset and bloomers and quiz our costume team to find out what really went on under those crinolines.11am – 2pm in the Joseph Wright Hall


Posted on:12th August 2018 20180916 20181213

Art on the Railings

Heritage Open Days – Barton Heritage Festival

Paintings of brilliant buildings in Barton produced by children earlier in the festival exhibited on the School railings.


11am – 4pm


Full details of the entire Heritage Festival programme will be available in the summer in print, and online at or

Posted on:17th April 2018 20180915 20181213