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13/02/2020

For Valentine’s Day we thought we’d explore buildings we love, or which inspire romance. SPAB development officer, Laura Calder, writes about the Thomas Morton Hall in Leith, where she got married.

06/02/2020

Peter Jamieson, SPAB casework volunteer, writes about honesty in craft, and mass production.

04/02/2020

Standing neglected in the centre of a complex of disused and decaying moats, this Grade II* building is an important example of an early brick manor farmhouse.

23/01/2020

We visit the exhibition at the William Morris Gallery in Walthamstow, London which shows another strand of Morris' influence on modern design.

13/12/2019

We're delighted to have lent a treasure from our archive to the current exhibition at Dovecot Studios in Edinburgh, which explores May Morris' life and work. 

12/11/2019

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

06/11/2019

For the first time, we are recruiting for millwright applicant on our crafts Fellowship for 2020. We asked 2009 SPAB Fellow Karl Grevatt to share his experience of moving from carpentry into millwrighting.

29/10/2019

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. 

25/10/2019

For Halloween, we searched our records for people pictured in our some early photographs.

21/10/2019

Rex Wailes was the leading advocate of historic mills within the SPAB in the 1920s. His important personal collection of notes, correspondence, photographs and drawings are being conserved by the Mills Archive Trust.