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Open Sunday 150 150 Nick Casswell

Open Sunday

Our Museum on Broad Street will be open to the public on February 17th between 2pm and 4pm. All our welcome to come and browse our unique and intriguing collections. There is something to appeal to nearly everyone!

Open Sunday 150 150 Nick Casswell

Open Sunday

Our next public opening will be on Sunday 20th January. The museum will be open between 2pm and 4pm.

On New Year’s Day both The Times and the Daily Mail ran the story of the wounded German sailors being nursed by the British at Gibraltar in 1937. The story featured Matron ‘Madge’ Casswell of Gosberton. Medals and documents relating to this occasion are held at the Society and will be on display for the first time in many years. This lady had the bizarre distinction of receiving citations from both Churchill and Hitler and you will be able to see them at first hand.

All welcome.

Christmas Opening 150 150 Nick Casswell

Christmas Opening

The Museum at Broad Street will be open to the public on the afternoon of Sunday December 30th.

2:00pm to 4:30pm

This is an ideal opportunity for visitors to Spalding to take a look at some of our unique collections.

Our curator has assembled an entertaining cabinet of curiosities for the occasion.

Members please note that the Museum will otherwise be closed over Christmas with no access on our regular Mondays and Thursdays i.e.December 24th, 27th and 31st.


Museum Open Sunday 150 150 Nick Casswell

Museum Open Sunday

Our Broad Street Museum will be open to the public again on November 18th between 2pm and 4pm.

We have some special items on display which have not been on show at previous open days.

All our welcome. Our guides will be happy to try and answer your questions and tell you more about membership of the Society and our lecture programme.



Museum Open Sunday 150 150 Nick Casswell

Museum Open Sunday

The Museum will be open to the public on Sunday October 21st between 2pm and 4pm.

There will be an optional introductory talk at 2:15.

You are welcome to look around our collections at your leisure and ask questions of our team of guides.

Stukeley Drawings on show at Grantham Gravity Fields 150 150 Nick Casswell

Stukeley Drawings on show at Grantham Gravity Fields

Grantham Museum

Tue 25 Sept at 6pm: Exhibition opening and Civic Society blue plaque unveiling. All welcome.
26 – 30 Sept, 10am-4pm, (Extended Hours 29 Sept). 4 – 27 Oct, 10am-4pm (Thurs-Sat Only)

A selection of the Spalding Gentlemen’s Society’s collection of  William Stukeley drawings will be on display. These drawings were conserved in 2016 with the assistance of a Heritage Lottery Fund grant.

An exhibition featuring original drawings by
William Stukeley – Lincolnshire antiquarian and
Sir Isaac Newton’s biographer – who lived in
Grantham from 1726 to 1730 on the junction of
Castlegate and Avenue Road. Stukeley pioneered
the archaeological investigations of Stonehenge
and Avebury and founded the Grantham
Freemason’s Lodge.

Heritage Open Day 150 150 Nick Casswell

Heritage Open Day

Our Open Day in September will be on Saturday 8th as part of the Lincolnshire Heritage Open Days programme.

Our theme is Meet the Ancestors – Share their World.

This will be a unique opportunity to view previously unseen images from an extensive collection of glass plates. These form part of a large museum collection with a strong local interest.

Entrance will be free. Donations very welcome.

We will be open from 10:00 to 16:00


Ayscoughfee 1940’s Weekend 150 150 Nick Casswell

Ayscoughfee 1940’s Weekend


Spalding Gentlemen’s Society will be present at this popular event held on Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th August.

There will be displays of memorabilia, period vehicles, re-enactors as well as dancing and a singer performing popular songs of the period.

The Annual VJ Day Remembrance Parade will take place from 2:30pm on the Sunday

There will be a Battle of Britain Memorial Flight flypast on both days weather permitting.