Monthly Archives: October 2018

raffle tickets

Win an overnight stay in the Lake District in our Christmas Raffle

Tickets for our 2018 Raffle are now on sale in the museum shop and at Euronics, George Street

There are some great prizes including an overnight stay for two people B&B at Yewfield Country Guest House, Lake District (extendable).

Other prizes include afternoon teas, lunches, vouchers, hampers and show tickets

The raffle is to support the Queen Street School Preservation Trust’s further restoration of the former Barton Church School and Primitive Methodist Chapel.


Check out the full prize list:

  • Overnight stay for two people B&B at Yewfield Country Guest House, Lake District  – extendable
  • Sunday Lunch for two at Harrisons award-winning restaurant, Barton
  • Fill your own hamper to £20 at Newton Butchers, Barton
  • Digital radio from Euronics, Barton
  • Planter from The Old Tileworks
  • Cosmetics taster pack from Arbonne
  • £25 voucher from The Old Mill, Barton
  • His and hers Smart t-shirts and MB picture from Listers of Lincoln
  • £5 voucher from Bensons Butchers
  • Beauty voucher from Rachel Atkin, The Spa, High Street, Barton
  • Afternoon tea for two at The Humber Bridge Country Hotel
  • Morning tea & cake for two at The Humber Bridge Country Hotel
  • Basket of fresh fruit/veg from Crisp & Fresh, King Street, Barton
  • Pantomime tickets
  • Steptoe & Son Christmas Show tickets




Posted on:31st October 2018

The Story of English Part 1: The beginnings to 1066

How did English start?  Where did it come from? What other languages is it related to?  All these questions are answered by tutor Hazel Hale in this five week course.


Course C3673825

To enrol or make enquires: (0300) 303 3464 or

Posted on:31st October 2018

Rout Cakes, Riddles and Regency Lovers: Jane Austen’s Emma

A WEA course led by Judith Hedley exploring the world of Jane Austen’s forth novel, “Emma”, both as great literature and as social history. £35

Course C3677667

To enrol or make enquiries: (0300) 303 3464 or

Posted on:31st October 2018

A Place of Resort

A WEA history course led by landscape historian Richard Clarke which aims to draw attention to the history of urban public spaces.

The five sessions will focus on how the present provision of public parks, recreation grounds, allotments and cemeteries has come about particular in the Humberside region.

Mondays from 5 November between 7pm and 9pm.

Fee £35

Course C3674458

To enrol please call 0300 303 3464 or visit

Posted on:31st October 2018

Music of the First World War

Graham Saunders explores the music written during the War which gives a very accurate account of its procedure from Land of hope and Glory at the beginning, down to despair in the middle and then back up to elation at victory.

This is a WEA course and costs £10.  Many WEA courses are free if in receipt of means tested benefits.

To enrol or make enquiries, please call 0300 303 3464 or ay on the day.

Course ID C3673762


Posted on:31st October 2018

Gong Bath

The Gong Space Lincolnshire – Gong Bath at the Joseph Wright Hall, Queen Street, Barton on Wednesday 14 November at 6.45-8pm – using the powerful and therapeutic sound waves and vibrations of gongs to help relieve stress and bring you back into harmony. £10. Booking is essential via

Posted on:31st October 2018