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.

 

2019

 

Wednesday 20th March *

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

 

Friday 29th March *

Convivial and popular Lions on the Line outing by train to the inns at Stallingborough, Ulceby and Habrough.  Depart Barton 17:55, return at 21:55. Many participants enjoy a drink at the White Swan before and afterwards as well. Everyone welcome, no need to book in advance, normal train fares apply.

 

Friday 12th April *

A two-part lecture to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Barton Civic Society and the 21st anniversary of FBL.  Stephen Gay will present an illustrated ramble from Kirton in Lindsey to Cleethorpes and Anthony Berridge will outline FBL's efforts to promote and improve the Barton - Cleethorpes train service.  From 7pm for 7.30pm at the Joseph Wright hall in Queen street, Barton (a ten minute walk from Barton station).  Non-members of Barton Civic Society £2, tea & coffee will be available.  The evening should finish by 9.30pm in time to catch the 22:02 train from Barton.

 

Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th May

Immingham Model Railway Show at the Civic Centre in Pelham Road.  Open from 10am to 5pm on the Saturday and from 10am to 4pm on the Sunday.  Adults £3, Children £1, Families £7.  Refreshments and disabled access available.  No.5 bus from Grimsby Town station every 20 minutes on the Saturday and every hour on the Sunday.  Details at www.imminghammuseum.org.

 

Wednesday 22nd May *

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

 

Wednesday 17th July *

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

 

Wednesday 18th September *

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

 

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.