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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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Museum Open Sunday

Museum Open Sunday 150 150 Nick Casswell

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…

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Museum Open Sunday

Museum Open Sunday 150 150 Nick Casswell

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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