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 CHRISTMAS OPENING TIMES CLOSED: DECEMBER 25 & 26, JANUARY 1
Christmas Craft
Hand made gifts
Christmas Craft
Sat, December 2, 2023 - Sun, December 31, 2023
Studio Artists
Annual Exhibition
Dec 2, 2023 - Jan 7, 2024
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Alison Read
Festive Collection
Dec 1, 2023 - Dec 31, 2023
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Live @ Ropery Hall

Theatre A Christmas Carol SOLD OUT

7th Dec 2023
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Comedy Barbara Nice

8th Dec 2023
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Music Bay City Rollers

9th Dec 2023
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Comedy Paul Sinha SOLD OUT

10th Dec 2023
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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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Ceramics Mary Johnson - Bee bowl

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Ceramics Helen Martino - Couple seated - 'enjoying the breeze'

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Heritage Publications Richard Clarke - Housing in a north lincolnshire town

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Textiles, Jewellery Vicki Lafford-Garside - Robin brooch

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Ceramics David Pantling - Bird dish

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Ceramics Simon Sharp - Bowl

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Ceramics Georgina Fowler - Vase

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Heritage Gifts Keith Woodcock - Barton upon humber mug

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Ceramics Dianne Cross - Vase

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Heritage Gifts Keith Woodcock - Barton tea towel (wilderspin school)

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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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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.

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