Wilderspin Events

Retro Classroom Crafts

Children aged 5-13 can try out crafts their parents or grandparents will recall in our popular weekly sessions.

£4 per single session or £3.50 per multiple sessions.  Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

Thursdays 26 July, 2, 9, and 16 August, 1pm – 3pm (please book).  Tel (01652) 635172 to book.

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Art on the Railings

Exhibition and demonstrations by members of the Wilderspin Art Group in the Wilderspin Playground Garden.

10am -4pm

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Classroom Crafts Taster

Pop in and try one of the crafty activities anytime.

Booking not required.  Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.  £2.

Thursday 23 August, 1pm – 3pm

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Up in the Gallery

Heritage Open Days – Barton Heritage Festival

Enjoy the thrills of Victorian music hall theatre as part of the Barton Heritage Festival  in our “eclectic, energetic and effervescent” variety show, certain to entertain and keep you smiling.  Although not essential, the audience is encouraged to wear Victorian attire – and prizes will be awarded for the best efforts!

7.30pm, Joseph Wright Hall (Our Victorian theatre is accessible by stairs – please let us know if you need to use the stair lift).

Adults £6.50, Children & Concessions £5.  Tel. (01652) 635172 to book or call in Thurs – Sun 10am-4pm.


Full details of the entire Heritage Festival programme will be available in the summer in print, and online at heritagelinconshire.org.uk or barton-upon-humber.org.uk



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Heritage Festival – Welcome to Barton

Reflective stories of newcomers to the town – what was it that brought people to live here? What were their first impressions – and lasting memories? An exhibition created by the Civic Society in collaboration with young people in the town. Joseph Wright Hall (DN18 5QP) Saturday 8 –  Sunday 16 September 10am – 4pm.

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 hosted by Barton upon Humber Civic Society in the Joseph Wright Hall are:

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

Full details of the programme are available at www.bartoncivicsociety.co.uk

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