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12th November - 13:31

Embroidery artist Niamh Wimperis was given our ‘Sketching with Thread’ workshop earlier this year as a gift. We asked her to share her experience.

29th October - 13:12

The Gloria and Marco (GeM) Award is a three-month scholarship set up in memory of Gloria Trevisan and Marco Gottardi, two young and talented Italian architects who tragically died in the fire at Grenfell Tower. Architect Giulia Pannocchia, the first GeM scholar, updates us on the impact of the Award on her career so far. 

12th September - 12:09

A reception at the Italian Cultural Institute in London marked the successful completion of the 2019 scholarship by Federica Martinelli.

21st June - 17:46

SPAB Scholar Holly reports on benefits of a flexible approach to conservation at a Palladian villa in Northern Italy

30th May - 16:16

The Gloria and Marco Award Award is a three-month scholarship set up in memory of two talented Italian architects who died in the fire at Grenfell Tower in London. Giulia Pannocchia, the first Gloria e Marco scholar, reflects on her experience studying building conservation in the UK. 

29th May - 18:14

SPAB Scotland held a working party on the beautiful island of Lismore in the Inner Hebrides for a wonderful weekend of hands-on learning and lime burning.  

17th May - 13:37

A few months into their conservation tour of the UKSPAB Scholar Bethan Watson describes being welcomed into the workshops of craftspeople

01st April - 12:14

Stonemason Sean Henderson, carpenter and joiner Sam Matthams,  stonemason Luke O’Hanlon, and bricklayer Matthew Wilson, are the latest recruits to the SPAB's Fellowship - a unique educational scheme designed to nurture and develop the hands-on skills needed to care for old buildings.

01st April - 11:59

The SPAB Scholarship is a prestigious training scheme for young building professionals to gain practical building repair skills from the some of the UK’s most experienced craftspeople. Surveyor Daniel Shemming and architects Christian Montez, Holly Spilsbury and Bethan Watson have embarked on a programme of site, workshop and studio visits across the country. 

12th March - 14:26

Inspired by the first talk of our spring lecture series on John Ruskin and his support of craftmanship, here we explore Ruskin's skill as a draughtsman and teacher of drawing.