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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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1 week ago

The Lecture on Friday is different to originally advertised. Instead we will be presenting:

THE HISTORY OF FLEET
With Joan Woolard

It may appear to be a sleepy little village on the A17 and if ... See more

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2 weeks ago
Applications for Fully-Funded PhD Studentship Now Open

http://sgsoc.org/applications-for-fully-funded-phd-studentship-now-open

Applications are now being accepted for a fully funded PhD studentship, ‘Antiquarianism, Science and Networks of Knowledge: The Archives of the Spalding Gentlemen’s Society, 1710-1760&#…

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2 weeks ago

We are delighted to announce -
Early Music with Lincolnshire Connections
by Cantiones Renovatae

The concert is at Spalding Methodist Church at 7.30 pm on Saturday 9th December 2017.

Richard ... See more

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3 weeks ago

The next lecture in the programme is entitled 'A Passion for Porcelain: the Early Years of the Meissen Factory'.

Meissen was Europe's first factory to produce 'true' porcelain in the Chinese manner ... See more

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1 month ago

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1 month ago

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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1 month ago

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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1 month ago

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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1 month ago

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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2 months ago
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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