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22nd October - 15:04

In October we gathered a group of volunteers to carry out emergency works to a sadly neglected, but historically important cottage.

03rd September - 11:31

An ancient churchyard wall in Feltwell, near Thetford, Norfolk will be rescued from collapse by the local community and master craftspeople on Sunday 8 – Tuesday 10 September.

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