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Be a part of it – join us to create a chain

Chain Bridge Forge is inviting you to get involved and be part of a massive art project. On October 27, we will be hosting a free event at our site in High Street, Spalding, when we will be inviting everyone to come along and have a go at blacksmithing to create a...

Free Event at Chain Bridge Forge

As part of an Arts Project we are creating a number of Art Installation. These installation will be placed at Moulton Mill, Pinchbeck Pumping and the Forge. The forge will have a new barrier at the front of the Forge. The barrier will depict the work of the Forge and...

Winfrey Avenue

Featured picture shows aerial photo in 1960. St Marks School asked "Good morning, we are doing a history project on Spalding are were wondering on Winfrey Avenue many many years ago was there a Morrisons or some other supermarket where Iceland and B & Q is now"....

The Phantom Horseman of Sutton Bridge

LOOKING BACK: By Long Sutton and District Civic Society The River Nene between Wisbech and the Wash is today a very different place to the wide muddy wetland that existed prior to the 1830s when the current channel was dug. It was then a place of constant danger from...

Historian recalls wartime in Long Sutton

Local historian and author Bruce Robinson lived in Long Sutton as a child during the war years. His memoirs provide this account of increasing militarisation to counter the threat of German invasion during 1940... When I was about five, the Army moved into an empty...

Long Sutton’s proud naval history

Progressive reclamation of the Wash’s salt marshes has pushed the coastline back by about five miles from what was once the ‘sea front’ near Long Sutton. As recently as 1820, as mentioned in last month’s column, sales particulars for the old manor house reported that...

Evening Event

11 Ladies joined us at the Forge last Thursday evening. They enjoyed a brief history of the Forge followed by demonstration of 3D Printing and Blacksmithing   ‘They left us a lovely donation. Thanks

Spalding’s lost river

GEMS FROM THE ARCHIVE: A monthly column by DR MARTIN BLAKE, of the Spalding Gentlemen’s Society, looking at interesting artefacts from its museum In 1731 John Grundy Sr, a notable surveyor and hydraulic engineer, arrived in Spalding to survey the area for local...

Woad Fest at Moulton Mill 13/14th October

Blue Mill Project - Moulton Windmill Lots of interesting workshop available Saturday Crochet - 11 - 12.30 Corn Dollies - 1 - 2.30pm Woad Dyeing 11am - 2pm Sunday Crochet - 11 - 12.30 Corn Dollies - 1 - 2.30pm Woad Dyeing 11am - 2pm Craft Table available for Children...

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