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

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Musings from the Museum 30

The Unknown Celebrity: the Rev. John Rowning by M. and D. Honeybone.   Today, many of us gain our understanding of science from the fascinating documentaries that we watch on TV; their presenters, such as Brian Cox on...

Crowd Fund to help local museum grow.

SGS Spacehive Crowdfunding £10,000 Help us Design a New Museum Front for the Business Centre At the very popular New Horizons event held at the museum on Thursday 25th April, our Chairman Petronella announced a new initiative called Spacehive...

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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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Musings from the Museum 30

The Unknown Celebrity: the Rev. John Rowning by M. and D. Honeybone.   Today, many of us gain our understanding of science from the fascinating documentaries that we watch on TV; their presenters, such as Brian Cox on...

Crowd Fund to help local museum grow.

SGS Spacehive Crowdfunding £10,000 Help us Design a New Museum Front for the Business Centre At the very popular New Horizons event held at the museum on Thursday 25th April, our Chairman Petronella announced a new initiative called Spacehive...