2017 Events

September 17th: Barrow Village Trail – 3 pm, starting in the Market Place. A guided walk along some of Barrow’s most historic streets to mark the publication of the new Village Trail which is available from Barrow News and Harrison’s Past and...
Better Barrow at the Rotary Xmas Fair

Better Barrow at the Rotary Xmas Fair

Always popular – the Cake Stall welcomes an early customer.  At the next stall, the tombola was about to begin, going non-stop for an hour and a half.  Meanwhile, John Harrison biographer and clockmaker Andrew King stopped by… Earlier in the month, the...
Trees returned to Market Place at last!

Trees returned to Market Place at last!

Trees in the Market Place The loss of trees was how Better Barrow got started. In 2012, the council removed three medium sized trees from the Market Place because they were sick – mainly because they didn’t have enough space for their roots. Lots of people were upset...
Barrow’s Barrows

Barrow’s Barrows

No, not one of the wheelbarrows but a Lego model of the Market Place with an amazing amount of detail, on show on Saturday. Unfortunately, we couldn’t keep it for next year. In addition to the winning barrows, there were many that particularly caught the eye of...