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Word Quiz 150 150 Dustin Frazier Wood

Word Quiz

New SGS Charity Quiz

I know that the previous ‘General Knowledge’ quiz has only just finished but I thought, due to the Coronavirus and those Society members and your friends who are self isolating, or just spending much more time at home over the coming months, a new quiz would help pass the time.

It is a word quiz, based on the three letters ‘SGS’.

Please email quiz.sgs@gmail.com and you will be emailed the quiz and instructions, or download a copy from the following link: SGS Word Quiz  Please consider printing the pages back to back, to save paper, and in black & white to save ink.

You will also be able to purchase a copy from Bookmark in Spalding.

It will be the usual £1 entry fee, and the usual prizes of £20 first, £10 second, and a £5 random prize.

The closing date will be the 1st August 2020, so plenty of time to exercise those brain cells.

 

Stay safe everyone.

Many thanks,

Dave

Lanternist and Quiz Setter

General Knowledge Quiz Results 150 150 Dustin Frazier Wood

General Knowledge Quiz Results

General Knowledge Quiz Results
Many thanks to all who took part in the latest Society quiz – the results are now in!
There were two people sharing first and second prize:
C Chantler from Bath
J Baker from Chesterfield
The £5 random prize was won by L Golding of Ashford.
A total of £242.50 was raised, which is a great achievement.

SGS Symposium: Vikings and Anglo-Saxons in Lincolnshire and the Fens

SGS Symposium: Vikings and Anglo-Saxons in Lincolnshire and the Fens 150 150 Dustin Frazier Wood

The Vikings and Anglo-Saxons in Lincolnshire and the Fens

Given the current government advice on the coronavirus pandemic, Spalding Gentlemen’s Society regret that we must postpone the symposium planned for 18th April 2020 in the Baptist Church Spalding. All payments received to date will be returned and we will contact you again when circumstances permit the event to be rearranged. Thank you for your support and we look forward to meeting you in the future.

https://www.sgsoc.org/sgs-symposium-vikings-and-anglo-saxons-in-lincolnshire-and-the-fens
Local History Networking Event 150 150 Dustin Frazier Wood

Local History Networking Event

Local History Networking Event

Saturday, 22 February 2020

9.30-16.00, Spalding Baptist Church, Swan Street, Spalding, PE11 1BP

SGS invites representatives of local museums, libraries, archives, volunteering organisations and research groups and projects to joins us for a local history networking day on Saturday, 22 February 2020.

Attendees will hear from other collections and groups from across the region who are working on or supporting local historical research of all kinds. There will be opportunities to present on your work, to network with others, to share best practice, and to develop ideas for future projects and collaborations.

Attendance is free but booking is essential. Tea and coffee will be provided. Full details are available on our info sheet and a flyer is available for download and sharing.

If you would like to attend, please email outreach@sgsoc.org. Please indicate in your email if you would be prepared to give a short presentation (5 minutes) on your organisation or area of interest.

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Hannah Saunders, Artist in Residence

HANNAH SAUNDERS, ARTIST IN RESIDENCE

Hannah Saunders is an Artist, Medieval Art Historian, Creative Producer and Curator based in the Fenlands. Her work has been exhibited internationally, featured in publications including Dazed & Confused and Fotografia, and her first radio series Isle of Thorns was broadcast on BBC Cambridgeshire in 2019.  Her most recent work Allegorical or Historical, a series of self-portraits as Female Fenland Saints, will be exhibited at Peterborough Cathedral in March 2020. Her practice revolves around translating literary and historical themes into tangible works, with particular emphasis on advocacy and interpretation of women’s history, archives and folklore.

Hannah has received a Jerwood Bursary, enabling her to undertake her first artist residency at The Spalding Gentlemen’s Society. During her time here she will explore and research women’s participation in antiquarian circles, and contemporary perceptions of collecting and collections; creating a micro oral history archive over January 2020.

If you are interested in talking to Hannah and allowing her to record a short conversation about the themes of her research you can contact her via email at hannahlouisesaunders@gmail.com (Please pick a time within one of the slots outlined below)

 

Are you a member of the Spalding Gentlemen’s Society and want to discuss Women’s participation in Antiquarian Circles with Hannah? Pick a slot below.

SLOTS AVAILABLE FOR ORAL HISTORY INTERVIEWS (SGS MEMBERS)

Monday 13th January @ The Spalding Gentlemen’s Society (13:00-17:00)

Monday 20th January @ The Spalding Gentlemen’s Society (13:00-17:00)

 

Are you a member of the public and want to discuss Contemporary perceptions of Collecting and Collections? Pick a slot below.

SLOTS AVAILABLE FOR ORAL HISTORY INTERVIEWS (MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC) 

Tuesday 7th January @ The Market (11:00-15:00)

Tuesday 14th January @ The Market (11:00-15:00)

 

For more information, visit:

https://jerwoodarts.org/projects/hannah-saunders/

www.the-dots.com/users/hannah-saunders-104974

General Knowledge Quiz 150 150 Dustin Frazier Wood

General Knowledge Quiz

A Quiz for all the Family

 

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

It is 100 questions and the theme is ‘General Knowledge’.

The entry fee is a minimum of £1, other donations would be very much appreciated. There are three prizes of £20, £10 and a £5 lucky dip from all entries. The closing date for entries is the 1st March 2020.

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 General Knowledge Quiz, 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 Words and Numbers Quiz Answers (& Winners) 150 150 Dustin Frazier Wood

SGS Words and Numbers Quiz Answers (& Winners)

The Society would like to thank everyone that entered the Words and Numbers Quiz. The quiz raised £237, which is a great result!  A full set of answers is available here: SGS Words & Numbers Quiz Answers
The winners were:
1st Clive Roper of Alnwick, Northumberland
2nd D R Platts of Oswestry, Shropshire
Equal 3rd
Sue Abrams of Spalding, Lincolnshire
Jan Staniforth of Deeping St.James, Licolnshire
Tim Scott of Stourbridge, West Midlands
Pictures PLUS Quiz 150 150 Dustin Frazier Wood

Pictures PLUS Quiz

A Great NEW Quiz for all the Family

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

It is 140 questions and the theme is ‘Pictures Plus’.

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 15th July 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 Pictures Plus Quiz Complete – 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

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