Ships Sail Right into the Heart of Hull

Joseph Wright Hall Queen Street, Barton upon Humber

Colin Cooper describes how the character of Hull has been shaped by its geography and history.  Hull was once the UK's third port and the world’s largest fishing port, the... Read more...

Recreational Management along the Humber Estuary

Joseph Wright Hall Queen Street, Barton upon Humber

The Humber Estuary is one of the most important estuaries in Europe for wildlife and is designated as a Special Area of Conservation.  Jackson Sage describes the wonders of this... Read more...

Susanna Wesley – “Mother of Methodism”

Joseph Wright Hall Queen Street, Barton upon Humber

Susanna Wesley was the mother of John and Charles Wesley, the founders of the Methodist movement.  Catherine Fordham shares Susanna’s life story including her marriage to Samuel Wesley, her support... Read more...

Soldiers in Petticoats: Fashion and the Suffragette Movement

Joseph Wright Hall Queen Street, Barton upon Humber

Madeleine Gray, Collections Assistant with North Lincolnshire Museums Service, explores the history of the suffragette movement, and how suffragettes used fashion to emphasise their cause.  Non-members £4.

AGM followed by Baysgarth Park Update

Joseph Wright Hall Queen Street, Barton upon Humber

Liz Bennet reviews the efforts of the local community, in partnership with North Lincolnshire Council and Barton Town Council, to care for the Park which now has a Green Flag... Read more...

Annual Trip to Sledmere

Joseph Wright Hall Queen Street, Barton upon Humber

Members and non-members are welcome to join our trip to East Yorkshire’s “finest country house” and visit the Wagoners’ Museum.  Full details will be available in the Spring.

Heritage Open Days

Joseph Wright Hall Queen Street, Barton upon Humber

Full details will be available here in the summer and on the Heritage Open Days website (heritagelincolnshire.org).

Dr. Mary Murdoch: Suffragist and Social Reformer

Joseph Wright Hall Queen Street, Barton upon Humber

Dr. Murdoch was a Scottish medical doctor who settled in Hull in 1896 and galvanised the suffrage campaign in Hull and East Yorkshire.  Cecile Oxaal explores her background, the suffrage... Read more...

Vere Foster – Philanthropist and Benefactor

Joseph Wright Hall Queen Street, Barton upon Humber

Having been born into a privileged, aristocratic family, Vere Foster went on to devote his life to the social betterment of the Irish poor in the nineteenth century.  Jean Cannon... Read more...