Music and Performing Arts

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Ka Piko – Hawaiian Printmakers @ Ropery Hall, The Ropewalk, Maltkin Road
Jun 17 – Jul 23 all-day

This exhibition features a group of eight printmakers from Hawaii. Though “piko” in Hawaiian means belly button or navel, it also has many other connotations. It can refer to the centre/balance or the creative source –implying  that Hawaii is the creative source or centre of the Pacific… a gathering place, a mix of cultures from many other island nations. This is reflected in the printmakers’  imagery and approach to art.

Barton Arts Festival – The Graham Saunders Lecture @ Wilderspin School
Jun 27 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Graham Saunders’ annual music lecture looks at the origins and influences of American Music.

Barton Arts Festival – Dr Phil’s Health Revolution @ Joseph Wright Hall
Jun 27 @ 8:00 pm

Private Eye journalist and whistle-blowing comic – combines both of his 2016 sell-out **** Edinburgh fringe shows in one unforgettable evening.

Laugh, sort your life out, stay sane, plan your death and save the NHS – all in only 99 minutes.

Barton Arts Festival – Songs and Scones with the Dovetail Trio @ St Mary's Church Hall
Jun 28 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Professional musicians from the Live Music Now charity perform a selection of classical and popular songs. Founded by Yehudi Menuhin and Ian Stoutzker the charity supports inspirational professional musicians to use their talents to benefit the wellbeing of older people.

Working alongside Age UK/Barton Rotary and volunteers, Songs and Scones brings together older people in the local community for a social musical session followed by refreshments

Barton Arts Festival – Green Matthews presents a Brief History of Music @ Joseph Wright Hall
Jun 28 @ 7:30 pm

Six hundred years of musical history in 90 minutes!  Beginning in the Middle Ages and ending up in the 20th century (and incorporating everything in between!)

This fun and fast-moving show is a whistle-stop tour of Western musical history

Rock Academy @ Kimberley Performing Arts Centre
Jun 29 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Rock Academy @ Kimberley Performing Arts Centre | Scunthorpe | England | United Kingdom

An exciting workshop for 13 to 18 year olds who are, or aspire to be, rock and pop instrumentalists and vocalists.

It is tutored by highly experienced musicians and offers the opportunity for young people to form bands, work on compositions, record and perform in the local area.

It’s a fabulous opportunity to try out guitar, bass, drums and vocals with expert advice on hand.

Barton Arts Festival: Mitch Benn – Don’t Fear The Reaper @ Ropery Hall, The Ropewalk, Maltkin Road
Jun 29 @ 8:00 pm

It’s been a morbid time for Mitch.  He’s turned 47 – over the hill by anyone’s standards!  His personal life is in turmoil and his childhood heroes are dropping like flies.

At times like these, a man feels the Reaper creeping up on him… But is death anything to fear?  And is it really the end?  (Yes.  Yes it is, sorry).  Mitch confronts his, and your mortality with hilarious (and tuneful) consequences.  Join him. It’s time in your life you’re not getting back!

Barton Arts Festival: K’antu Ensemble – New Age Music @ St Mary's Church
Jun 30 @ 3:00 pm

Through an innovative and ground breaking new project, older people living in care have contributed to a new piece of music by renowned composer Kerry Andrew, to be performed publically by K’antu Ensemble.

The project developed by Live Music Now, marks an innovative collaboration between national leaders in the adult social care and the music for wellbeing sectors, combining their complementary knowledge and expertise to do something new together

Barton Arts Festival: Animal Alphaboat with John Hegley @ Ropery Hall, The Ropewalk, Maltkin Road
Jun 30 @ 7:30 pm

Poet John Hegley returns to Barton with an interactive show for families to enchant children and adults alike with his poetic genius and silliness.  The poet’s unique approach to poetry, dance, and song are all present in this family show.

Tiny Tots Music @ Frederick Gough School
Jul 1 @ 9:45 am – 10:15 am
Tiny Tots Music @ Frederick Gough School | Scunthorpe | England | United Kingdom

A fun session with music, songs, rhymes and movement for children aged 18 months to 3 years and their parent or carer.

The group is run by Elisabeth Brierley who has much experience of singing, sharing music, movement, songs and rhymes with children of all ages. The activities are based on songs, musical games and also focus on the development of language, communication, listening and the foundations of music.

Sessions include use of a wide range of good quality resources such as puppets, scarves, musical instruments and much more!

Come and join us this Saturday.