Launch of Barrow Trail

Launch of Barrow Trail

Events The Better Barrow Community Project, in conjunction with North Lincs Council, have developed a leaflet about Barrow upon Humber.  A short overview of Barrow is given along with a suggest walk around the village.  The leaflet may be obtained from Barrow News on the...
Aug 02, 2017 No Comments
John Harrison Display

John Harrison Display

John Harrison The Mayor of North Lincolnshire, Cllr Trevor Foster officially opened the new John Harrison display in Holy Trinity Church, Barrow on the 26th February. We were pleased to note John himself looking on with approval… Many thanks to all who have made this...
Mar 09, 2015 No Comments
Ships, Clocks and Stars

Ships, Clocks and Stars

John Harrison John Harrison makes the big time! A cleverly curated exhibition at the National Maritime Museum has Harrison and his clocks centre stage – where they should be. Once again, the coming together of science and aesthetics takes your breath away when you see them,...
Oct 02, 2014 No Comments
Celebration!

Celebration!

Events   The Act of Longitude which set up the problem and the prize which motivated John Harrison was passed in July 1714. There’s a major exhibition at the Maritime Museum as well as conferences and publications…  Here in Barrow we held our own commemoration courtesy of a...
Jul 17, 2014 No Comments