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.

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“A Detectorists Utopia”

Lecture Programme 2022 - 2023 The ninth Lecture in this Programme will take place on Friday 10th February at 7.30pm. The Lecture will take place at 7.30pm at Spalding Methodist Church, Broad Street [opposite the Museum] The admission fee...

“Artificial Intelligence”

Lecture Programme 2022 - 2023 The eigth Lecture in this Programme will take place on Friday 27th January at 7.30pm. The Lecture will take place at 7.30pm at Spalding Methodist Church, Broad Street [opposite the Museum] The admission fee...

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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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“A Detectorists Utopia”

Lecture Programme 2022 - 2023 The ninth Lecture in this Programme will take place on Friday 10th February at 7.30pm. The Lecture will take place at 7.30pm at Spalding Methodist Church, Broad Street [opposite the Museum] The admission fee...

“Artificial Intelligence”

Lecture Programme 2022 - 2023 The eigth Lecture in this Programme will take place on Friday 27th January at 7.30pm. The Lecture will take place at 7.30pm at Spalding Methodist Church, Broad Street [opposite the Museum] The admission fee...