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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 click on the lectures tab.

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.

Feel free to contact us at:

info@sgsoc.org

visits@sgsoc.org

curator@sgsoc.org

membership@sgsoc.org

library@btconnect.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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3 weeks ago
Nurses of Passchendale - Book signing and talk

Professor Christine Hallett will be at Bookmark to talk about and sign copies of her latest book 'Nurses of Passchendale'.
SGS members may recall the lecture she gave to the Society last year on ... See more

Professor Christine Hallett will be at Bookmark to talk about and sign copies of her latest book 'Nurses of Passchendale'.
SGS members may recall the lecture she gave to the Society last year on ... See more

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3 weeks ago
Early Music with Lincolnshire Connections

In the sixteenth century, Lincolnshire was strongly involved in English music, contributing composers, musicians and equally important at that time, patronage, to the national music scene.

Names ... See more

In the sixteenth century, Lincolnshire was strongly involved in English music, contributing composers, musicians and equally important at that time, patronage, to the national music scene.

Names ... See more

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3 weeks ago
Lecture - Women's Wit of Restoration Theatre: 1660 - 1720

Women's Wit of Restoration Theatre: 1660 - 1720
Presented by
Beth Cortese, Associate Lecturer of the Department of English Literature and Creative Writing, Lancaster University


The advent of ... See more

Women's Wit of Restoration Theatre: 1660 - 1720
Presented by
Beth Cortese, Associate Lecturer of the Department of English Literature and Creative Writing, Lancaster University


The advent of ... See more

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1 month 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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1 month 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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1 month 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.

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1 month 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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2 months ago

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2 months 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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