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Festival of Archaeology (Official dates for this national event are the 15th - 30 July 2017)

Boston Guildhall

Exhibition opens 17th June 2017

Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday

10:30am - 3:30pm

The Festival of Archaeology is celebrated nationally over two weeks from the 15th to the 30th July, but we wanted to give you the opportunity to view our archeology collections a month early....

Discover early Medieval finds from Boston and the surrounding areas as you view our exhibitions whilst walking through this beautiful Medieval building built in the 1390's. Have a go at discovering finds in our archaeology sandpit boxes, dress up as a beadsman or a merchant and explore the medieval history of Boston. Also, why not take a walk through the town and discover more of Boston's Medieval past. Information available on site from the TIC.

As part of the Festival of Archeology dates, we will also have the Knights of Skirbeck with us on Friday 21st and Saturday 22nd July.

 


Heritage Open Days

Heritage Open Days is England's largest festival of history and culture, bringing together over 2,500 organisations, 5,000 events and 40,000 volunteers. Every year for four days in September, places across the country throw open their doors to celebrate their heritage, community and history. It's your chance to see hidden places and try out new experiences - and it's all FREE. Official dates are the 7th, 8th, 9th and 10th September

Boston Guildhall celebrates the event

Wednesday 6th, Thursday 7th, Friday 8th and Saturday 9th September

10:30am - 3:30pm

Free entry

The theme this year for Lincolnshire is Freedom, Justice and Equality;

Cells, Courtroom, Crime and Punishment - the Pilgrims story is just one tale we will be sharing over the Heritage Open Days event. Watch the film of real cases tried in the Courtroom here at Boston Guildhall, and consider whether you think the verdicts and punishments were fair, or maybe you would like to sit in the cells and see how it must have felt to be a prisoner?

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Afternoon Tea at Boston Guildhall

Boston Guildhall

Saturday 9th September 2017

1pm - 3pm

£9.95 per person.

The Banqueting Hall has been the location of much feasting and celebrations over the last 600 years - so why not come and join us for an Afternoon Tea Experience on Saturday 9th September?

After the busy summer holidays it's a perfect opportunity to relax and enjoy some time with your friends and family; take your time over tea with a perfect menu to accompany.

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Roast Beef, English Mustard and Rockets
Prawns with Dill Mayonnaise
Ham served with Wholegrain Mustard
Egg Mayonnaise and Lambs Lettuce (v)
Lemon Chicken with Roasted Peppers...
Goats Cheese with Tomato Chutney and Roasted Vegetables (v)

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Baby Chocolate Eclairs
Pistachio and Raspberry Macaroons
Strawberry Tartlet'

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Buttermilk Scones served with Summer Fruit Jam and clotted Cream

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Antique China Tea Service accompanied generously by Taylors Tea and Coffee and Elderflower Presse

If you'd like to add a glass of Prosecco to the experience it's just £2.50 per glass.


If you would like to join us, seating is from 1pm and the experience concludes at 3pm.

Tickets are available from Boston Guildhall where we are able to accept cash or cheque payments at the front desk during our normal opening hours of 10:30am - 3:30pm, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. If you'd like any further information or to have your tickets forwarded to you or to make a card payment, please contact polly.wilkinson@boston.gov.uk

Catering is provided by Chocolate Fairy Catering
* If you have any special dietry requirements, please let us know when purchasing your ticket.
* We can accomodate group bookings.

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Boston Concert Club

Boston Guildhall

Tuesday 17th October 2017

Doors open 7pm and concert begins at 7:30pm

Come and join us for this evening when Boston Concert Club present the first of three concerts to be performed at Boston Guildhall during this year.  The first of the season, which runs from October through to March, shares Trio Volans. Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon.

For more information about this and more of Boston Concerts Clubs performances or to enquire after tickets which can be purchased with discount before the evening or on the door, please contact the group directly on 01205 357832 or by email jsparson@hotmail.com

Boston Concert Club also works in partnership with Lincolnshire Music Service to arrange concerts in local primary schools.

 


Model Dolls House Exhibition

Boston Guildhall

Saturday 21st October 2017

10:30am - 3:30pm

Come and join us as for this one day event, brought to us by some of the same people who deliver the Model Fairground Show which was held here in May, as they showcase hand made dolls houses and their contents. With approximately ten displays, you can get up close to these beautiful creations, hand crafted and miniature.

The displays will be in the kitchen of Boston Guildhall where alongside the exhibition there will be light refreshments available to purchase and enjoy by Chocolate Fairy Catering including scones, cakes and sandwiches and drinks.

We hope that you can join us.

Free Event, donations welcome.

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Boston Concert Club

Boston Guildhall

Tuesday 21st November 2017

Doors open 7pm and concert begins at 7:30pm

For the second of the clubs six concerts of the season Trio Anima will be presented by Boston Concert Club their performance features the Flute, Viola, Harp - to find out more about this group please visit their website.

For more information about this and more of Boston Concerts Clubs performances or to enquire after tickets which can be purchased with discount before the evening or on the door, please contact the group directly on 01205 357832 or by email jsparson@hotmail.com

Boston Concert Club also works in partnership with Lincolnshire Music Service to arrange concerts in local primary schools.

 


Boston Concert Club

Boston Guildhall

Tuesday 19th December 2017

Doors open 7pm and concert begins at 7:30pm

Boston Concert Club's third concert of their season and their Christmas special!  Come and join us for the seasons celebrations when Kenneth Roberts performs on the piano here in the Banqueting Hall of Boston Guildhall before the group then present their final three shows of the season at another Boston location.

For more information about this and more of Boston Concerts Clubs performances or to enquire after tickets which can be purchased with discount before the evening or on the door, please contact the group directly on 01205 357832 or by email jsparson@hotmail.com

Boston Concert Club also works in partnership with Lincolnshire Music Service to arrange concerts in local primary schools.

 


Boston Model Fairground Show 2018

Saturday 12th May 2018

Boston Guildhall

10:30am - 3:30pm

Free event, donations welcome

Come and join us for one day only when the Boston Model Fairground Show comes to Boston Guildhall.  With models from 20 different exhibitors, showing different working rides and transport, these miniature models are fascinating.  Traders will have photographs and DVD's available to purchase and modelling supplies. 

We hope you can make it for this one day event!