Lincolnshire National Trust property forms its own choir

July 1, 2016 Spilsby Online 0

A new choir has hit the high note in expanding the musical offer associated with a Lincolnshire historic property. A 30-strong group of singers who all have a connection to Gunby Hall near Spilsby have performed together for the first time. Called The Gunby Singers, the group is thought to be the only such choir associated with a National Trust property. Musical director, and conductor Christopher McChrystal, who is a volunteer room guide at Gunby […]

Funeral service for Fred Panton

June 24, 2013 Spilsby Online 0

Mourners have today celebrated the life of Fred Panton, who co-founded Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre at East Kirkby near Spilsby. Fred died aged 82 on June 9 surrounded by his family. In 1988 he and brother Harold opened the centre, home of Lancaster Just Jane, as a tribute to Bomber Command and their brother Christopher, who was killed in a raid over Nuremburg on March 30/31, 1944. Friends and family packed Spilsby Methodist Church this […]