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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
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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2 weeks ago
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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3 weeks ago
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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4 weeks ago
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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1 month ago
Ayscoughfee Hall Museum & Gardens

Great to have been part of this event. Thank you to everyone who came along. It was good to meet you all. If you'd like any more information about the SGS, do take a look at our website

Wow! We've welcomed nearly 400 people to our #festivalofarchaeology today. A huge thank you to Spalding Gentlemens Society, Fossils Galore, Long Sutton Barns, Pacey's and all of our volunteers- we ... See more

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1 month ago
Timeline Photos

Day two of Festival of Archaeology at Ayscoughfee Hall Museum & Gardens. Come and meet with SGS volunteers and discover more about the Society and it's collection. There are lots of artefacts from ... See more

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1 month ago
Photos from Spalding Gentlemen's Society's post

Superb day at Ayscoughfee Hall Museum & Gardens for Festival of Archaeology. Lots of fun crafts and activities to get involved with and some great exhibits from our collection. SGS volunteers were ... See more

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1 month ago
Timeline Photos

Kicking off Festival of Archaeology at Ayscoughfee Hall Museum & Gardens with a brilliant talk from Louise Jennings, sharing some of the secrets hiding beneath the ground in Spalding. Be sure to pop ... See more

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1 month ago
Maurice Johnson

Want to learn more about Maurice Johnson II, Founder of the SGS and resident of Ayscoughfee Hall Museum & Gardens? Take a look at our new article

http://sgsoc.org/maurice-johnson

Maurice Johnson (1688-1755) was a very remarkable man, responsible for creating the Society and supporting it for over forty years. He brought it from small beginnings, as a group of like-m…

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Ayscoughfee Hall Museum & Gardens

Lots of exciting and interesting things going on at Ayscoughfee Hall Museum & Gardens this week. Be sure to pay a visit for a fascinating insight into local history. We will also be present so do ... See more

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