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Open Sunday

The Museum will be open to the public on Sunday 16th June between 2pm and 4pm.

All are welcome. If you have not already visited our unusual and varied collections please take this opportunity to have a look. There is no need to be part of a guided group. Wander about as you please and our friendly stewards will do their best to answer any questions you may have.

Open Sunday All Welcome 150 150 Nick Casswell

Open Sunday All Welcome

The Museum will be open to the public on Sunday May 19th between 2pm and 4pm.

All are welcome. If you have not already been to visit our curious and interesting display of objects why not come along and take a look?

Returning visitors may find something they have not seen before. Our friendly guides will be pleased to answer questions and help you enjoy your visit. On these occasions you are able to walk around the displays in your own time without being part of a group. It is not a guided tour. There will be an optional introductory talk.

Open Sunday, a little earlier this month! 150 150 Nick Casswell

Open Sunday, a little earlier this month!

The Museum will be open on Sunday 14th April between 2pm and 4pm.

We are a week earlier this time to synchronise with other Heritage venues that are active in the locality. All are welcome.

Be assured we are not just for Gentlemen, that is a historical name of which we are very proud but belies the fact that we are open to all irrespective of gender.

Our friendly guides will be happy to show you round the many and varied items in our museum collection.

Did you know?    We have the second oldest museum collection in the country after the Ashmolean! Something for Spalding to be proud of.

Open Sunday 150 150 Nick Casswell

Open Sunday

The Museum will be open to the public on Sunday 17th March. Our doors will be open between 2pm and 4pm.

All are welcome to come and enjoy the rich, intriguing and sometimes surprising collections that the Society has acquired over the last 300 years.

Please come and look round, have a chat to our friendly guides and learn about our history and how it has reflected the story of Spalding, South Holland and the wider world.

Entrance is free. Donations are welcome as are enquiries about membership, which is not restricted by gender, despite our name!

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.

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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.

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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.

EXHIBITION:
WILLIAM STUKELEY DRAWINGS
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.