Spalding Gentlemens Society

    Project Description

    Founded in 1710, the Spalding Gentlemen’s Society is Britain’s oldest surviving provincial learned society.

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    The Museum, Broad Street, Spalding, Lincolnshire PE11 1TB

    Since 1955, its charitable purpose has been: ‘To promote and foster among the public knowledge, appreciation and the study of …’ what we now call the Arts, Sciences and Humanities. It is a membership society that welcomes women, notwithstanding its history and name. Membership is open to anyone aged eighteen or over.