Ted Lewis Trail

Follow the new Ted Lewis Trail until 1pm.  £5 / £8 (double ticket)

Posted on:15th July 2020

Heritage Volunteering

Short presentations at 11am and 2pm or drop in anytime 11am and 3pm to find out about volunteering opportunities in Barton.

Posted on:15th July 2020

Art in the Playground

Members of the Wilderspin Art Group display their works in progress and affordable art for you to appreciate and buy.  10am – 4pm.

Posted on:15th July 2020

Lincolnshire Life Art Exhibition

Friday 11–Sunday 13 & Thursday 17–Sunday 20 September, 10am-4pm.  Paintings by local artists and members of the Wilderspin Art Group.

Posted on:15th July 2020


Explore the heritage of Lincolnshire’s free time and show how heritage can be enjoyed today through hobbies and activities.

Play was central to Samuel Wilderspin’s schools.  Share your own reminiscnces about schoolyard games and “playing out” in the Wilderspin Playground, with outside teas, coffees and refreshments on sale.

The Museum is open on Heritage Open Days 10am – 4pm (Thursdays – Sundays 10 – 20 September).

Posted on:15th July 2020

Barton Arts Festival

This year’s Barton Arts Festival, due to be held at the end of June, has been cancelled so the whole programme has been moved to 2021 but, sadly, without Tim Brooke-Taylor who has sadly passed.

These events, due to be held at the Wilderspin School Museum, will be rescheduled for next year:

Lincolnshire Life Art Exhibition

Ted Lewis Jazz Celebration

The Graham Saunders Lecture – Desert Island Discs Take 2

An American in Paris

Posted on:5th June 2020

Events at Wilderspin

All our events, and those of other organisations, which were scheduled to take place at the Wilderspin School Museum have been cancelled until the situation is clearer with respect to safe operation of activities and social distancing.

Posted on:21st May 2020

Needle felting workshops – Easter Chicks

The session has been cancelled due to the Covid-19 situation.

Conatct Crafted by Snorky for details of rescheduling.

07976 848359

Posted on:13th March 2020

Scunthorpe Samaritans

Sorry – this talk has been cancelled and will be re-scheduled.

Posted on:21st February 2020

Dr Mary Murdoch: Suffragist and Social Reformer

Sorry – this talk has been cancelled and will be re-scheduled.

Posted on:21st February 2020