Safeguarding the town's heritage and influencing its future

Welcome to the Barton upon Humber Civic Society website.  In the following pages you will find more information about the activities of the Society and its values.  You will also be able to keep up to date with latest news and events.

  Victorian Day 2009, one of the popular events organised by the Civic Society.
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Important note - the talk venue for the 2017 programme has been changed from the Assembly
Rooms to the Joseph Wright Hall, directly opposite on Queen Street.

Barton Heritage Open Days Programme 2017 - 7th to 10th September - (may be subject to change and updates).

Visit Burton Constable - East Yorkshire's Finest House - TRIP DETAILS
Wednesday 16th August

A guided tour of the fine Elizabethan mansion and the recently refurbished Stable Block.  Picnic or explore the surrounding woodland and parkland.

Depart form Barton at 10am.  Return by 5pm.

Tickets (include coach travel from the Wilderspin Museum on Queen Street, reduced price admission to the site, and a guided tour of the hall): 20 adults,  15 children.

 Telephone the museum on  (01652) 635172 to book, or call in  Thursday - Sunday between 10am and 4pm. 

Please click here to see the Save Top Field Campaign

The 2017 programme of talks and events has been published.  Click here for details.

The full version of The Beck: Its History and Restoration

The Burnby Hall Gardens and Museum Trip 2015 report is available to read here.

The contemporary history and good marks pages have been updated for 2015 so far.

The Darfield Museum Coach Trip 2014 report is available here.

The latest plaques have now been photographed and listed. Click here for details.

For more Civic Society news please click here.


For more information about the history of Barton upon Humber please visit

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