Spalding Gentlemen's Society

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The Spalding Gentlemen’s Society, one of the oldest learned societies in the Kingdom and the earliest provincial association for the encouragement of antiquarianism, was founded by Maurice Johnson (1688-1755), “The Antiquary”, of Ayscoughfee Hall, Spalding.

Open Tues to Sat 10-4. Entry free.

“Visited from Boston last week and found your museum an absolute gem and the members so friendly, helpful and informative.”

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Medieval Workshop for children.

Thanks to support from Spalding Round Table we can offer this free activity. Learn about medieval lives and enjoy some craft activity. All children to be accompanied by an adult. Free tea, coffee and biscuits.

Book Sale.

Come and find some reading bargains or maybe a new jigsaw. Join us in the Business Centre next to museum to help raise funds for the museum.

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What We Do?

Founded in 1710, the Spalding Gentlemen’s Society is Britain’s oldest surviving provincial learned society. Since 1955, its charitable purpose has been: ‘To promote and foster among the public knowledge, appreciation and the study of …’ what we now call the Arts, Sciences and Humanities. It is a membership society that welcomes women, notwithstanding its history and name. Membership is open to anyone aged eighteen or over.

welcome along

What We Do?

Founded in 1710, the Spalding Gentlemen’s Society is Britain’s oldest surviving provincial learned society. Since 1955, its charitable purpose has been: ‘To promote and foster among the public knowledge, appreciation and the study of …’ what we now call the Arts, Sciences and Humanities. It is a membership society that welcomes women, notwithstanding its history and name. Membership is open to anyone aged eighteen or over.

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Medieval Workshop for children.

Thanks to support from Spalding Round Table we can offer this free activity. Learn about medieval lives and enjoy some craft activity. All children to be accompanied by an adult. Free tea, coffee and biscuits.

Book Sale.

Come and find some reading bargains or maybe a new jigsaw. Join us in the Business Centre next to museum to help raise funds for the museum.