Events relevant to the Barton line

The following events have been scheduled, but can be subject to change, so do check again before setting out.  The asterix (*) denotes FBL involvement or event; non members are welcome to these unless stated otherwise.




Friday 21st to Sunday 23rd June

Barton Carnival in the streets and in Baysgarth Park; details at


Thursday 27th June to Sunday 7th July

Barton Arts Festival; details at


Sunday 30th June *

Group lunch to mark the start of the Sunday service at the Yarborough Arms at Ulceby station from 11:30.  Please book via


Saturday 6th July


Supporting the Saturdays-only train service along the ‘Brigg Line’, catch the train to Barnetby for a delightful 7 mile linear walk along public footpaths around Barnetby then across to Wrawby windmill, to finish in Brigg. Spend the rest of the afternoon in Brigg, with its many independent shops, before catching return trains.

Lunchtime stop will be at Wrawby windmill with a tour by the Friends of the Mill – donations welcome.

Trains depart : Sheffield 0759 , Gainsborough Central 0858, Kirton Lindsey 0911, Brigg 0920 to Barnetby.

OR depart Grimsby 0920 (EMT), Habrough 0930 (EMT) to Barnetby.

OR depart Cleethorpes 0926 (TPE), Grimsby 0934 (TPE) to Barnetby.

Walk starts at 9.55am from Barnetby station.

Return trains depart Brigg 15.40 to Kirton Lindsey, Gainsborough Central and all stations to Sheffield.

OR depart Brigg 17.20 to Barnetby, Habrough, Grimsby and Cleethorpes.

All welcome. Walk is free but fares apply. Wear suitable clothing & footwear. Bring a packed lunch & drink.

Organised by the Lincolnshire Ramblers and Penistone Line Partnership.

Further details from leader: Stuart Parker tel: 01522-534655.


Saturday 13th July

Barton Bike Night from 4pm to 10pm.


Wednesday 17th July *

FBL AGM followed by OGM at the Sloop inn in Barton from 8pm.  Optional meal from 6pm.


Sunday 28th July

Barton Wildlife Day at the Waters' Edge Visitor Centre with displays and an outdoor market from 10am to 5pm.


Sunday 4th August

Picnic in Barton's Baysgarth Park; free entry with displays and entertainment from 12 noon to 4pm.


Sunday 8th September *

Group lunch to mark the end of the Summer Sunday service.  Details to be announced nearer the time.


Friday 13th September to Sunday 22nd September

Barton Heritage Open Days Festival; details from Historic Barton on Facebook.


Wednesday 18th September *

FBL committee meeting from 7pm at the No. 1 inn at Cleethorpes station.


Tuesday 5th November

Barton Lions' Bonfire Night in Baysgarth Park; open from 5.30pm, with bonfire lit at 6.15pm.


Thursday 14th November

Rob Foxon's acclaimed Railways Remembered film show featuring archive footage on cinematic film at the Memorial Hall, Grimsby Road, Cleethorpes.  Doors open at 7.30pm, tickets £7.00 at the door or £6.50 from Classic Models at 138 Grimsby Road.  Further information from 0116 289 0531.  (Prices to be confirmed.)


Wednesday 20th November *

FBL committee meeting at the Sloop inn in Barton from 8pm.  Optional meal from 6pm.


Friday 29th November to Monday 2nd December *

FBL group outing to the Christmas markets in Cologne.  Further details from


Saturday 30th November

Barton Christmas Festival from 12 noon.