Christmas Quiz Night

Join us for another popular quiz evening !

7pm (doors open 6.30pm)

Book your place or team (up to six) at £2 per person (01652 635172)


Posted on:27th November 2023

Winter Warmer Open Day

We’re open on Friday 15th December between 11am and 3pm

Discover the Wilderspin Story – FREE museum admission!

School Life exhibition about the Barton Church School

Free Talk: “The Church School Archive” at 11am (doors open at 10.30 with refreshments)

Christmases Past in the Chatty Cafe 12pm – 2pm – reminisce and make a card with free refreshments

Posted on:27th November 2023

Safeguarding the Past – Shaping the Future

Barton Civic Society explores the pains and gains involved in building conservation projects, sharing the ups and downs of three restoration case studies – including the former Barton Church School, a domestic building project and the former Halls Barton Ropery.  The panel discussion starts at 2pm with a brief preview tour of the School looking at its conservation and restoration at 1.30pm.

Museum open 11am – 3pm

Posted on:29th October 2023

Winter Warmer

Half term fun for the whole family including Wilderspin’s Marvellous Menagerie trail and Schoolroom Puzzles for the whole family!

11am – 3pm, Friday 27 October

Click here for more details about our Winter Warmer Open Days.


Posted on:23rd October 2023


Friends at Barton return to the Joseph Wright Hall with a fabulous family panto written and directed by Paul Tate.  Click for show times and ticket details.

Posted on:23rd October 2023

Barton Heritage Walk

Join the Civic Society’s Heritage Open Days walk around the town to discover its rich history.  More details.


Posted on:21st August 2023

Heritage Open Days 8 – 17 September2023

Creativity Unwrapped festival, walks and talks.  More details.

Click below for the full Barton Heritage Open Days programme.


Posted on:21st August 2023

Early Closing!

We’re getting things ready for Creativity Unwrapped, our Heritage Open Days festival on Saturday 9 September so need to close at 12pm on Friday 8 September.

Sorry for the inconvenience but hope to see you at the festival!

Posted on:12th July 2023
Posted on:5th July 2023

Barton Street Boot Sale

Check Facebook for locations and make sure to visit our Wilderpsin bric a brac stall where you can pick up a map (50p).

10am – 2pm

Posted on:5th July 2023