Regional Group events

Find out what's on at the SPAB. The SPAB offers a wide range of events, courses, lectures and seminars. Whether you're a building professional looking to widen or develop your practical skills, a SPAB member looking to take part in a Regional Group trip, or an old-building enthusiast searching for a SPAB open house event, a leisure learning opportunity or sociable evening talk, you'll find something for you in our 'What's On' listings.

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Working Party

SPAB Ireland's Working Party brings together passionate volunteers and conservation experts to carry out much-needed work to a building at risk. The week is always full of fun and learning, as well as the chance to carry out hands-on work.

19/08/2022 - 21/08/2022
General Interest, Leisure Learning


Macreary, Tipperary, E32 N250

Join SPAB Devon for a day of visits including Trelaske Water Mill, the Merchant's House in Launceston, and a tour of historic Launceston.

10/09/2022 - 10/09/2022
General Interest, Leisure Learning
Trelaske Mill, Lewannick, LAUNCESTON, PL15 7QQ

£10 per person, please bring cash on the day

Fully Booked

Join SPAB Gloucestershire in the home of one of Ernest Gimson's descendants for this talk about the work of the influential Arts and Crafts designer and architect.

11/09/2022 - 11/09/2022
General Interest, Leisure Learning

£6 per person, including tea and cake

Working Party

Join us to help repair the category A listed sawmill and bucketmill near Banchory in Aberdeenshire. Three days of hands on experience working with our expert tutors, and learning about looking after a mill.
Presented by SPAB Scotland in partnership with Birse Community Trust

14/09/2022 - 18/09/2022
Introductory, General Interest, CPD
Bucket Mill, Finzean, BANCHORY, AB31 6NE

Ordinary ticket - £145 - three full days, including all meals

Student ticket - £85 - three full days, including all meals

Bookng will close on 1st September, 5pm. 


Family friendly ceilidh as part of our Watermills Working Party, dancing to Dark Island. Everyone welcome!
Presented by SPAB Scotland

17/09/2022 - 17/09/2022
Introductory, General Interest
Village Hall, Finzean, BANCHORY, AB31 6LY

Adult - £7
Child (age 12 +) - £3
Child (under 12) - free

Family Ticket (2 adults, 2 children) - £15

Ticket sales close at 19.00 on Saturday 17th September