Monthly Archives: June 2019

Folklincs Concert

Singers from Barton, Goxhill, Barrow and East Halton perform as part of Barton Arts 2019.

6pm in the Joseph Wright Hall (first floor – restricted access).

£5 (children free) for tickets and more details

Posted on:29th June 2019

Folklincs Workshops

Part of Barton Arts 2019, this is a free session to learn a song or tune on the penny whistle, and talk “folk” with members of the group,  between 3.30 and 4.30pm.

Posted on:29th June 2019

Annual Graham Saunders Lecture

Part of the Barton Arts 2019 programme, Graham will be choosing discs for a desert island in the Varah Room fully accessible).


£5  Check for more details and booking

Posted on:29th June 2019

Bhangra Workshop

As part of Barton Arts 2019 Arts Trail we’re hosting a one hour bhangra workshop to join in or watch, in the sunny Wilderspin Playground, at 3pm today.

Posted on:29th June 2019

Barton Ukes

Barton’s own ukulele ensemble perform in the Playground as part of Barton Arts 2019 Art Trail at 2pm.

Full Barton Arts programme at

Posted on:29th June 2019

Barton Arts 2019 back at Wilderspin

The festival has started and we’ll be hosting a number of events:

Old Masters – Remastered!

Infant Schools 200 ~ Samuel Wilderspin Portrait Competition

Arts Trail with Morris Dancing, Barton Ukes and Bhangra

Graham Saunders lecture

Check the Barton Arts website for full details and ticketing information:

Posted on:27th June 2019

Samuel Wilderspin Portrait Competition

Infant Schools 200 

Thursday 27 – Sunday 30 June, 10am – 4pm

Continuing our celebration of two hundred years of Infant Schooling in England, members of the North Lincolnshire Art Group display their renditions of J. R. Herbert’s 1847 portrait of the pioneer and promoter of Infant Schools.

Admission is free.

Posted on:27th June 2019

Old Masters – Remastered!

Another chance chance to see some classic Old Masters, reworked by local artists of the North Lincolnshire Art Groups, combining wonderful painting skills and a walk through the history of Art.

Exhibition open during Museum opening times: 10am – 4pm

Thursday 19 – Sunday 22 September as part of Heritage Open Days


Note – the paintings are displayed in the first floor Chapel which is accessible only by stairs and stair lift.  There are also steps in the Chapel. (The Trust is trying to raise funds for installation of a lift in this historic building)

Wheelchair accessible toilets are available on the ground floor.



Posted on:27th June 2019