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Understanding Fenland Landscape and Society: Past and Present 150 150 Dustin Frazier Wood

Understanding Fenland Landscape and Society: Past and Present

Saturday, 13 April 2019

Broad Street Methodist Church, Spalding, PE11 1TB

Copy of Joan Blaeu’s 1645 map of the South Lincolnshire Fens by Jan Jansson (1646).

This one-day symposium will give attendees insights into the latest research into the landscape and society of the Fenland from the Roman to the Early Modern period. It will also highlight the role of Spalding Gentlemen’s Society as a centre for local research and highlight recent projects that have developed out of the Society’s museum, library and archive collections.

A complete programme is available at the link below.

Places are strictly limited and registration is essential. The registration fee of £20 (£10 for students) includes lunch and a tour of the Spalding Gentlemen’s Society.

Book your ticket online via our Eventbrite page, or by filling in the form below and returning it by post to the Society.

A Fun Quiz for All the Family 150 150 Dustin Frazier Wood

A Fun Quiz for All the Family

The Spalding Gentlemen’s Society is an accredited museum and a registered charity. We have created a quiz to help raise funds for our current and future funding needs.

It is 60 questions and the theme is ‘Logic Problems, Words, Numbers and Pictures’.

The entry fee is a minimum of £1, other donations would be very much appreciated. There are three prizes of £20, £10 and £5. The closing date for entries is the 1st March 2019.

The quiz is available by either sending a Large SAE plus entry fee to QUIZ, Spalding Gentlemen’s Society, 9 Broad Street, Spalding, Lincs. PE11 1TB or email quiz.sgs@gmail.com and then send in your entry fee with the answer sheet.

You can also download the quiz by clicking here – SGS Quiz 2018-19 – or pick up a copy at Bookmark in Spalding.

Please help support us, and help exercise those little grey cells at the same time.

Spalding Gentlemen’s Society. Registered Charity No. 216131

SGS Local History Quiz 150 150 Dustin Frazier Wood

SGS Local History Quiz

Are You Interested in Local History?

The Spalding Gentlemen’s Society is an accredited museum and a registered charity. We have created a quiz to help raise funds for our current work and future conservation needs.

The quiz consists of 100 questions and the theme is ‘Spalding and South Holland’.

The entry fee is a minimum of £1, although other donations would be very much appreciated. There are three prizes: £20 for first place, £10 for second, and £5 for third. The closing date for entries is 30 September 2018.

You can enter in three ways:

-Send a large SAE plus your entry fee to: QUIZ, Spalding Gentlemen’s Society, Broad Street, Spalding, Lincs, PE11 1TB to receive a copy of the quiz by post.

-Download the quiz using this link – SGS Quiz – and pay when you submit your answer sheet.

-Copies of the quiz are also available at Ayscoughfee Hall and Bookmark in Spalding.

Please help support the Society, and learn more about our local area.

 

Festival of Archaeology 2018 150 150 Dustin Frazier Wood

Festival of Archaeology 2018

This weekend members of the Society will be taking part in the Festival of Archaeology at Ayscoughfee Hall. Join us in a range of activities for all ages including artefact identification, crafts, dig pits for the young (and young at heart) to try their hand at excavation. We’ll also be leading historic walks around Spalding town centre.

The Festival is on 10.30 to 16.00 on Saturday July 28th and Sunday July 29th.

Entry is free, although crafts will be charged between 50p and £2.