Gallery and Exhibition Space, Live Venue, Artists Studios and Museum. Barton upon Humber's cultural quarter of a mile!
Opening times: 10am - 5pm Tuesday to Saturday 10am - 4pm Sunday & Bank Holiday Mondays
Christmas Art Market
Over 50 Stalls of festive craft
Christmas Art Market
Sat, December 4, 2021 - Sun, December 5, 2021
Ropewalk Studio Artists
Annual Exhibition
Dec 4, 2021 - Jan 9, 2022
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Alison Read
Seasonal Collection
Nov 2, 2021 - Dec 31, 2021
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Live @ Ropery Hall

Music Belshazzar's Feast

3rd Dec 2021
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Music Ma Bessie & Her Pig Foot Band

4th Dec 2021
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Music Benji Kirkpatrick and The Excess

10th Dec 2021
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Comedy Barnstormers Christmas Special

17th Dec 2021
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Music Dom Pipkin and The Ikos

18th Dec 2021
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Music St Agnes Fountain

22nd Dec 2021
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Music Snake Davis & His Alligator Shoes

30th Dec 2021
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The Ropewalk workshops are perfect to learn new skills or just to enjoy a unique and creative experience. Purchase for yourself or as a gift for a family member or friend. If you cannot decide which workshop to choose for someone why not buy a gift voucher. All of our gift vouchers are redeemable against any course. We have a rolling timetable of art and craft workshops so check back later or why not sign up to our e-newsletter?

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Heritage Publications Nigel Land - Elswick-hopper of barton on humber

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Heritage Publications Anthony A S Berridge - The railway comes to barton-on-humber

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Textiles, Jewellery Vicki Lafford-Garside - Robin brooch

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Ceramics Sheila Spencer - Large bowl

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Ceramics Maria Connolly - Flat dish

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Ceramics Pru Green - Small abstract jug

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Ceramics Vivienne Ross - Small jug (2)

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Textiles Irene Campsill - Glasses case (blue tit)

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Ceramics Simon Sharp - Bowl

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Prints Alison Read - Its a mouse

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With over 100 items to browse through, The Ropewalk's Craft Gallery shop presents art work and creative products from talented local artists and craft workers. Whether you are looking for yourself or a gift, we are sure you will find something great amongst the prints, ceramics, jewellery, textiles and heritage items in our shop.

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Christmas Art Market

December 4 & 5, 10am - 4pm

The Ropewalk Museum

The Ropewalk Museum pays tribute to the history of the rope making factory, Hall’s Barton Ropery.

Coffee Shop

The Ropery Coffee Shop is the perfect place to enjoy freshly cooked food in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.

Our Reviews

As well as five exhibition spaces, sculpture garden, live arts / music / theatre / comedy and cinema venue, The Ropewalk also houses 15 artist studios, museum, a Craft Gallery, Ropery Coffee Shop, meeting rooms available to hire and coffee shop. Rated Travelers’ Choice 2020 by Trip Advisor, The Ropewalk has something for everyone.

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Artists Studios

The Ropewalk currently has 15 resident artists who present a variety of work and practices.

Become a Friend or Patron

Become a friend of The Ropewalk and enjoy additional advantages that only membership offers.

Room Hire

The Ropewalk has meeting rooms to suit all requirements which are available to hire by the hour, session or day.