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

By richardhatfield |
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 »

Become a Superhero during the May half-term holidays!

By janetuplin |
Become a Superhero during the May half-term holidays! Barton upon Humber based children’s arts charity ST-ART has put together a programme of workshops based on the live theatre performance, Superhero Snailboy, that it is staging at the beginning of the programme. ST-ART project co-ordinator Janine Knight said the week’s activities would follow the theme of the play Superhero Snail Boy, which was being performed twice by Scribbled Thought Theatre on Tuesday, May 27. “After the live theatr... Continue reading »

Easter Activities with ST-ART

By janetuplin |
Craft activities organised by the Barton based  children’s art charity ST-ART for the approaching school holidays all have an Easter theme. The Ropewalk in Barton, Broughton’s Village Hall, the Village Hall in Barrow and Scunthorpe’s Westcliff Youth Centre are hosting the workshops which are suitable for young people aged between five and 13 years old. ST-ART’s Project Co-ordinator Janine Knight said the workshop artists were all working on the theme of Easter. “There is the opportuni... Continue reading »

Lantern Parade 2013

By janetuplin |
Barton upon Humber’s annual Lantern Parade, staged as part of the Town Council’s Christmas Festival, once again attracted large crowds. Families lined the route of the Parade, from The Ropewalk up to Barton’s High Street, as the Parade drew admiring comments. ST-ART project organiser Janine Knight who organised the Parade said she was delighted at how it had been received. “It really was an amazing evening,” she said.  “I think someone counted that there were 38 lanterns in total, s... Continue reading »

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