What's On

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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Event

For our July event this summer we have secured an invitation to visit the stone quarry operated by Lamb's at West Hoathly. This is a working quarry so we will be on site for a limited time but will be shown around the site, with the quarry activities explained to us, followed by a sandwich

Date:
24/07/2019
Audience:
Members only
Location:
Philpots Quarry, Hook Lane, EAST GRINSTEAD, RH19 4PS
Price:

£5 to include a sandwich lunch

Event

Join SPAB Somerset for a talk from Nick Durnan on conserving Purbeck marble.

Date:
25/07/2019 - 25/07/2019
Audience:
Introductory, General Interest, CPD
Price:

£5.00 - includes a glass of wine

Course

A one-day course for all those wishing to learn more about operating a watermill and practical milling, hosted by miller Karl Grevatt at Charlecote Mill, Warwickshire.

Date:
02/08/2019
Course Type:
Courses & Study Day
Audience:
Introductory, General Interest
REF:

MS1903

Location:
Charlecote Mill, Charlecote Road, WARWICK, CV35 8BB
Price:

Until 31st May: £95 per person (early booking discount). Full fee £125 per person
Price includes course notes, lunch and refreshments during the day.

Event

A tour of the ruined 14th century castle, nestled in a valley north of the village of Gleaston near Ulverston in South Cumbria. The tour will be led by Neil Whalley, son of the present owners.

Following the tour cream tea will be served in the neighboring Gleaston Water Mill.

Date:
10/08/2019 - 10/08/2019
Audience:
Members only
Location:
Gleaston Water Mill, Gleaston, ULVERSTON, LA12 0QH
Price:

£7 per person

Working Party

Each year the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings (SPAB) runs several working parties to gather volunteers, community members, historic building professionals and conservation specialists for a short period of work and learning, whilst putting our expertise and knowledge into

Date:
23/08/2019 - 25/08/2019
Audience:
Introductory, General Interest, CPD, Leisure Learning
REF:

 2018 SPAB Ireland WP Participants

Location:
Woodfield House and Farm Buildings, Birr
Price:

Non-SPAB members: €25 per day (Friday or Saturday), or €40 for the full weekend plus booking fee.

SPAB Members / Student / Unwaged: €15 per day (Friday or Saturday) or €25 for the full weekend plus booking fee