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Open Sunday All Welcome

Open Sunday All Welcome 150 150 Nick Casswell

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…

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SGS Words and Numbers Quiz Answers (& Winners)

SGS Words and Numbers Quiz Answers (& Winners) 150 150 Dustin Frazier Wood

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…

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Pictures PLUS Quiz

Pictures PLUS Quiz 150 150 Dustin Frazier Wood

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,…

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Open Sunday, a little earlier this month!

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

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…

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Open Sunday

Open Sunday 150 150 Nick Casswell

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…

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Open Sunday

Open Sunday 150 150 Nick Casswell

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!

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Understanding Fenland Landscape and Society: Past and Present

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

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…

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Open Sunday

Open Sunday 150 150 Nick Casswell

Matron Margaret Russell Casswell 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…

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Christmas Opening

Christmas Opening 150 150 Nick Casswell

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…

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A Fun Quiz for All the Family

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

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…

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