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Forthcoming Events at Boston Guildhall

 July

Wednesday 25th - Friday 27th

Festival of Archaeology

As part of this yearly event, why not take time to focus on our archaeology collections which included the finds from the Boston Big Dig in 2011 from Boston Market Place and of course this wonderful Medieval Building, Boston Guildhall.  Take a walk around Boston and view some beautiful buildings which share some aspects of Boston's rich heritage.

 


 

August - October

Monthly Talks and Object Handling

Admission £5 per person including tea/coffee on arrival

Saturday 4th August - The Georgian Port of Boston

Saturday 1st September - Tuxford and Sons, Victorian Engineers

Saturday 13th October - The Railway Town of Boston

Neil Wright will be with us to deliver three different talks with images and topical museum collections will be available to be viewed and handled.

 


 

September

Wednesday 6th - Saturday 9th

Heritage Open Days

A National celebration of heritage, come and join us and view Boston Guildhall and the collections. This year's theme is "Picturing the Past" - we will be featuring some of the museum collections local artists' work including WB Thomas and George Hackford in this temporary exhibition.

 

 

Saturday 22nd

Witches and Wizardry Afternoon Tea

Seats to be taken for 1pm - 1:30pm

This magical theme welcomes you to an afternoon of themed fun with a very well known wizard as the inspiration for the tea.

Adults £17.95pp, Children and under 16 years £12.95pp, under 2 Free. Tickets can be purchased by card by calling 01205 314200 Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm or on site here at Boston Guildhall Wednesday, Thursday, Friday or Saturday 10:30am - 3:30pm with a cash or cheque payment.

Advance ticket sales only, please be aware that you will not be able to purchase tickets on the day.

 


 

October

Tuesday 16th

Boston Concert Club

Doors open 7pm, seats to be taken for 7:30pm

Performance from Charme du Hautbois.

Instruments - Oboe/Cor Anglais and Harp Duo

To include music by Bochsa, Pasculli and Brod.

This is the first of six concerts that have been arranged by Boston Concert Club for the season, with two of the six concerts held here at Boston Guildhall. 

Admission on the night - £12 per adult, students and children are free.

Should you wish to purchase a season ticket offering access to all of the clubs performances for the season, these are available at a cost of £45/£50 per adult.

 


 

November

Saturday 17th

SHLA Conference - Maritime Boston

9am - 4:30pm, Boston Guildhall

A day conference organised by the Society for Lincolnshire History and Archaeology Industrial Archaeology Team

Boston and the Hanseatic League - Pamela Cawthorne

Trade of the Port of Boston 1660 - 1840 - Philip Riden

Linking the Port to its Hinterland 1700 - 1850 and their effect - Rob Wheeler

Buildings of the Old Port of Boston - Neil Wright

Guided walk led by Neil Wright

Booking is essential - please visit www.slha.org.uk or call 01522 521337.  Closing date for bookings is 31st October 2018.  £25 for Members, £35 for Non-Members.

 

 

Tuesday 20th

Boston Concert Club

Doors open 7pm, seats to be taken for 7:30pm

Performance from Roth Duo

Instruments - Classical Guitars

This is the second of six concerts that have been arranged by Boston Concert Club for the season, with two of the six concerts held here at Boston Guildhall. 

Admission on the night - £12 per adult, students and children are free.

Should you wish to purchase a season ticket offering access to all of the clubs performances for the season, these are available at a cost of £45/£50 per adult.

 

 

Sunday 25th

Boston Sinfonia

Doors open 2:30pm, performance at 3pm

Music to include;

Ballet Music from Idomeneo - Mozart

Horn Concerto No 4 - Mozart - Soloist Susan Shorland-Compton

Musical Joke (Finale) - Mozart

Symphony No 40 - Mozart

Tickets are available from St Botolphs Church Gift Shop or online at www.bostonsinfonia.org.uk

 


 

December

Saturday 8th

Fairy Door Hunt and Afternoon Tea!

Can you find the fairy doors in Boston Guildhall?  Start your hunt from 10:30am - 2pm and why not join us with the fairies and elves for an afternoon tea from 1pm! More details will be shared soon.

 


Boston Guildhall is available for Private Hire & is a Licensed Venue for Weddings.

If you would like to know more please contact guildhall@boston.gov.uk

Wedding Venue, Meeting Hire, Corporate Functions, Conferences, Wakes, Tours, Afternoon Tea, Paranormal Investigations, Exhibitions, Museum Collections, School Trips, Presentations and more....

www.bostonguildhall.gov.uk  01205 365954  guildhall@boston.gov.uk

Boston Guildhall, South Street, PE21 6HT

Our normal opening hours are Wed, Thurs, Fri & Sat 10:30am - 3:30pm