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05/03/2020

2019 Fellow Matthew Wilson looks back on six months of travel, craft and thought-provoking conversations.

17/02/2020

Our archive contains a collection of magic lantern slides which are being catalogued by volunteers. We are rediscovering some wonderful images of ancient buildings and structures around Britain.

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

This Award is a scholarship in memory of Gloria Trevisan and Marco Gottardi, who tragically died in the fire at Grenfell Tower. Giulia Pannocchia updates us on her career since the Award