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13th December - 13:25

Stonemason and SPAB Fellow Jack Buchanan describes a visit to Pluscarden Abbey, where reverence for the past, coupled with a willingness to adapt and repurpose, creates a harmonious coexistence between the ancient ruins and a vibrant, living community. 

14th June - 10:11

2023 SPAB Fellow Kate Longworth tells us about discovering the joys of bricklaying and the importance of female role models. 

11th November - 15:26

A shingle maker and signwriter, 2022 SPAB Fellow Owen Bushell recounts his experiences so far...

02nd August - 17:20
2022 SPAB Fellow Steve Hogarth reflects on how to retain the 'feel' of historic spaces, the SPAB Approach and its implications
13th May - 15:18

2022 Fellow Daahir Mohamed is a lime plasterer. From the road he shares some highlights and reflections on heritage. 

09th February - 14:07

We’re delighted that plasterer and 2022 Fellow Daahir Mohamed has been awarded a generous grant from Heritage Crafts. The grant will help to support him during the Fellowship, our six-month training scheme for craftspeople.

13th January - 15:19

Every year a group of craftspeople, architects, surveyors and engineers are selected for our prestigious training schemes. 

12th January - 17:46

Almost every year the Art School generously accommodate SPAB Fellows in their workshops. 2021 Fellow Toby Slater, a carpenter, enjoyed a two-week placement in the Historic Carving Department.

16th December - 16:29

The Fellowship fosters outstanding craftspeople with the skills for working with historic buildings. After a year's delay due to the pandemic, Fellows Toby, Thom, Tom and Oliver have now completed their conservation tour of the UK. 

01st September - 18:48

New awards will join our exisiting ones in a celebration of old buildings and the people who champion them.