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2014 is going to be a big season at Bartons

CLick here to see all the 2014 season events

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Markets are back from July 6th & every 1st Sunday of the month

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Sell out evenings with comedians from all over the UK

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A Brand New Jazz festival at Bartons

To buy tickets to NOT the Montreux Jazz festival - click here

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The Worlds largest exhibition of East Midlands Artists

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Live music at Bartons

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Bartons - Events Venue

To see all of this year's events visit our Forthcoming events page - click here

Struggling to find us? can't get to our car park? all roads blocked or shut down?
Access to the venue is best achieved from Queens Road West (A6005) and Barton Way.

Follow the 'red road' marked on the map - it will bring you to the car park. The venue is at the top of Holly Lane where it meets High Road, taxis could drop off here if necessary, right outside.

Look out for the right turn bollards in the middle of the road at the end of Barton Way. The fencing has a number of temporary signs attached to it and is signposted (with yellow metal signs) 'Access to Holly Lane and Car Park'

click here for the PDF map


As a venue for Modern Art Exhibitions to Vintage Vehicle Shows; from Concerts and Festivals (like Oxjam) to Comedy Nights; from Indoor Markets to Corporate Promotional Events Bartons in Chilwell Nottingham has some of the most flexible and unique spaces available in the East Midlands.

You'll find all the upcoming events featured here, so keep checking back. If you have a Facebook account then please 'Like' to keep up to date, either that or you can 'Follow' us on Twitter.

If you're interesting in hiring Bartons for your next event then you can e-mail or phone us on:

0115 925 7766
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Follow your noses

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Besides me as I write is the rather generous, gold, long service award given to my grandfather, Mr Carl Barton, on the occasion of his completing a half of century (he eventually racked up an incredible 73 years as an employee!) of service to our old family firm, now known simply as 'Bartons'. It was, as most people always say, the bus company. We have not been a bus company now for exactly 25 years. (Continued from our magazine)

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Sponsor an Event

Interested in sponsoring one of our events in 2014? then get in touch with us now!

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Why should we fight for England?

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100 years since Bartons arrived on High Rd and next year is 100 years since the start of the first world war.
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Kids, you tried your best and you failed miserably,

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History repeating itself
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The Garage', 'Docking Shop' and 'Engine Shop'

In recent years the names of 'The Garage', 'Docking Shop' and 'Engine Shop' have tripped off people's tongues in relation to ever more unusual events we have been hosting, with not a single comment to me as yet about the strangeness of these words and names. Read More.

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