2016-2017 Lecture Season

2016
23rd September Muse on Fire: Shakespeare & The Music of the Spheres
by Bill Barclay, Composer/Actor/Director, Director of Music at Shakespeare's Globe
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  • 7th October New Discoveries on William Stukeley's House and Gardens:
    A unique set of Stukeley drawings in the Spalding Gentlemen's Society

    by John F.H. Smith BEM FSA
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  • 21st October Adventures in the Amazon: Exploring Ecuador
    by Alistair Morgan and Andi William, former Spalding Grammar School
    World Challenge Students
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  • 4th November Botanising Banks: A Life Time Endeavour
    by George Fussey, Curator of Natural History at Eton College
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  • 18th November The Work and Influence of Humphrey Repton
    by George Carter, Garden Designer and Historian
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  • 2nd December The Life of Admiral Lord Cochrane 1775-1860
    by Frances Wilkins, Lecturer and Curator
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  • 2017
    13th January The Life and Work of George Vertue
    by Martin Myrone, Lead Curator in British Art to 1800 at the Tate
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  • 27th January Edith Cavell: Professional Nurse and Resistance Worker
    by Christine E. Hallett, Professor of Nursing History, University of Manchester
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  • 10th February Sputnik: 60 Years On
    by Doug Millard, Deputy Keeper of Technologies and Engineering
    at the Science Musuem
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  • 24th February The Spalding Gentlemen's Society in the 18th Century
    by Dustin Frazier Wood, Librarian for the Spalding Gentlemen's Society
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  • 10th March The Home Guard
    by Darren Stride, Curator and Lecturer
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  • 24th March A Bloody War or Sickly Season: How Does a Doctor Respond?
    by Surgeon Commodore Robin McNeill Love, Royal Navy (Retd)
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