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The Spalding Gentlemen’s Society welcomes you to its website and very much hopes that you will follow the links to find out all about us.

Founded in 1710, the Society boasts a long and interesting history. Our collections are incredibly varied – you can find anything from a hatpin to a range of firearms and cameras, beautiful glassware, an amazing selection of coins, medals and stamps, silverware and tableware – and an amazing library.

The Society also arranges an important series of professional lectures on a wide range subjects, which are open to the public. For further details, please follow the link.

If you have the chance to visit Spalding, please do contact us to arrange a tour of our wonderful building and see all the treasures within!

 

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Next lecture - Friday 20th October at 7.30pm

"How spies in the skies became humanitarian saviours - space technology and disaster risk reduction"

The development of remote sensing is reviewed, ... See more

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Thank you to everyone who came along to the open afternoon. We hope you enjoyed your visit. If you weren't able to make it today, there will be details of further open days posted soon

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Come along this Sunday to our museum on Broad Street. We are holding an open day on the 15th with a tour starting at 2.30pm prompt. Explore our collection, ask volunteers questions and discover more ... See more

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Tonight's lecture at 7.30pm at the Spalding Grammar School

Shakespeare and the Art of Early Modern Surgery


In a period in which surgery was at the forefront of medical advances and yet still ... See more

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Lectures

Our lecture programme begins on Friday 22nd September with a talk on the Vulcan Bomber.

All of the lectures take place at the Spalding Grammar School and will commence at 7.30pm. Entry is £2.50 ... See more

Public Lectures From September to March the Society organises a programme of public lectures on cultural, scientific and antiquarian subjects. These have been held almost continuously since 1889 an…

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Gentleman’s Society wants your views about its future

Did you see the recent article in the Spalding Voice about our survey? There is still one month left to tell us your ... See more

A South Holland heritage organisation is seeking the views of the public to release its potential fo...

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Monthly Spotlight

Head on over to our website to see this month's spotlight article about the weathervane on top of our building

http://sgsoc.org/monthly-spotlight

Visit the post for more.

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Have your say on our plans for the future

We need your help! If you have a few minutes to spare, please take our survey in the link below to have your say on our future.

http://sgsoc.org/have-your-say-on-our-plans-for-the-future

If you have never been to see us…. We really need to know what people think about the Society and how it could become more appealing for visitors and researchers. Our rich heritage has much …

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Festival of Archaeology at Ayscoughfee

Check out our new website post about the Festival of Archaeology at Ayscoughfee Hall Museum & Gardens last weekend. If you have any photos, please do share them with ... See more

The Society joined forces with Ayscoughfee Hall to stage this very popular event from 20th to the 22nd of July. We welcomed nearly a thousand visitors who came to see the exhibitions and join in th…

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