Society’s lectures open to all

SPALDING Gentlemen’s Society would like to invite you to their public lectures, which are open to all, take place at the Spalding Grammar School beginning at 8pm.

Their next lecture is Friday, November 4 entitled The 400th Anniversay of the King James Bible, by Professor Pauline Croft, a professor of early modern history at the Royal Holloway University of London.

November 18 sees a lecture on the Archaeological Excavations at Pinchbeck by Mark Allen of Allen Archaeology. Following the successful evaluation of a medieval manorial site near Pinchbeck in Lincolnshire, Allen Archaeology ran a community excavation over a 7-week period in Summer 2010. This important site dates back to the late 12th to the 19th century.

The final lecture of the first half of the season is on Friday, December 2, Palaces for Pigs: Animal Architecture and Other Beastly Buildings, by Lucinda Lambton, an architectural historian, writer and broadcaster.

The lectures commence again after a Christmas break on January 6 with What happened to Faberge’s Eggs? A sequel by Gerry Burrows.

For further details visit www.spalding-gentlemens-society.org