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19th July - 16:22

The SPAB’s summer calendar only truly begins on the first day of our annual working party. This year the event took place in Boxley Abbey, near Maidstone in Kent.

17th June - 18:36

A group of volunteers and master craftspeople will gather to repair a medieval chapel at Stourton Caundle, near Sherbourne. The building, once part of a medieval chapel, has recently been rescued from ruin and collapse, saving its important ancient graffiti.

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.  

29th April - 16:39

A group of local volunteers will carry out works to repair an ancient churchyard wall under the guidance of experts in Feltwell, Norfolk.

02nd April - 18:45

A band of volunteers and expert craftspeople will gather over two days to help repair Wolfeton Riding House and its surrounding buildings in Charminster, Dorchester.

14th November - 14:31

The future now looks bright for a Nottinghamshire cottage saved by the SPAB this October.

09th November - 14:27

 Medieval farmhouse on the edge of Exmoor, the site of a SPAB Guerilla Working Party to secure the building for the winter, has been officially recognised as ‘at risk’ by Historic England this week.

05th July - 11:28

The Elizabethan manor house, Eastbury in Barking, is the destination for the 2018 SPAB (Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings) Working Party, an event that is part of the National-Lottery

07th June - 18:35

The SPAB has received a confirmed National Lottery Grant of £99,400 for the ‘We Love Eastbury: 100 Years of Protection and Preservation’ project. This project is in partnership with London Borough of Barking and Dagenham’s Heritage Services.

09th January - 17:14

The future of a significant 14th century Devon longhouse was made more secure this weekend after a group of volunteers carried out repairs.