Children’s half-term treat at Ropery Hall

By janetuplin |
A children’s theatre half-term treat is in store next month at Barton upon Humber’s Ropery Hall as Leeds based LittleMighty theatre company bring its production, Horace and the Yeti to the Maltkiln Road venue. Starring Jack Dean, who also wrote the play, and Amie George, Horace and the Yeti is an eco-adventure for young people and their families aged three years and up featuring an original music score and ripping yarns. There are two performances of the play on Wednesday, February 14, start... Continue reading »

Arts Award young people take initiative during summer holidays

By janetuplin |
Young people taking part in the Arts Awards run at Barton upon Humber’s The Ropewalk have taken the initiative for activities during the summer holidays. On Sunday August 6 those completing their Bronze Awards planned an activity for the annual Barton Town Council’s Picnic in the Park. As ST-ART project co-ordinator Janine Knight explained: “They decided that this year the activity would be to make a maraca so they created a prototype which they will bring along to Baysgarth Park and then ... Continue reading »

Week of creative activity during summer holidays

By janetuplin |
A week of creative activity for young people, organised by the children’s charity ST-ART, is being held in Barton upon Humber during the summer holidays. Trained Arts Award Advisor and ST-ART co-ordinator Janine Knight, along with specialist artists, will be running the activities based on creative activity with an environmental theme. Between Monday August 14 and Friday August 18 Janine will be running activities that will lead to the Arts Award Explore award,  an Entry Level 3 qualification... Continue reading »

Alice In Wonderland theme of 10th anniversary Barton Christmas Festival Lantern Parad

By cannon303 |
Barton upon Humber’s annual Lantern Parade celebrates its 10th anniversary this year and turns to the Lewis Carroll children’s classic, Alice in Wonderland, for its theme. The Lantern Parade, sponsored by Barton Christmas Festival organisers Barton Town Council, and undertaken by the children’s art charity,ST-ART,  is looking at making characters from the children’s classic out of willow and tissue. ST-ART organiser Janine Knight has been working behind the scenes on prototypes of  wea... Continue reading »

Easter children’s theatre at Ropery Hall

By janetuplin |
David Melling’s charming children’s tale, Hugless Douglas, will be brought to life at Barton upon Humber’s Ropery Hall during the Easter holidays. The Blunderbus Theatre Company will be bringing the story of the huggable, lovable young brown bear who wakes up one morning in need of a hug to the Maltkiln Road venue thanks to the children’s art charity, ST-ART. “This is the first time that this particular theatre company has come to Ropery Hall and I am sure that they will be performing... Continue reading »

Half-term lantern making with ST-ART

By janetuplin |
Make your lantern for the annual Barton lantern parade as part of Barton Christmas Festival, sponsored by Barton Town Council.  All lanterns this year will have a horror theme so bring your ideas and some old clothes as it can get messy.  You will need one and a half days to make your own lantern, or stay and help the artists on some much larger horror lanterns.  All lanterns must remain at The Ropewalk until the parade on Saturday 29th November; we meet at 4pm and set off at 5pm. Suitable fo... Continue reading »

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