David Jones pictured centre left with the recently installed The Hiring.. Picture by Nigel Chapman.

The Hiring gets its unveiling

A statue that celebrates a historic Spalding event has been unveiled.

The Hiring, by Laury Dizengremel, was unveiled during a ceremony in Hall Place during Bank Holiday Monday, in front of around 80 people.

Representatives from the Spalding and District Civic Society were joined by a number of guests+.

The sculpture depicts the traditional hiring of staff by the local farming community.

Civic Society president John Charlesworth said he hopes it will hope bridge a local history gap: “We hope that it will give people a sense of the past, especially younger and newer members of our community.”

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