Courses

Training and sharing knowledge and skills have always been an important part of the Society’s work. We offer a range of courses and other educational events, constantly reviewing and developing our programme to respond to current research or training priorities. Working with leading experts we deliver hands-on workshops, masterclasses, seminars, lectures, short courses and other activities to hundreds of people from across the UK and overseas each year.

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This popular short course, presented by leading building conservation professionals, has been run by the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings since the 1950s. For autumn 2021, we're delighted to offer the course in an online format, specially designed to run entirely virtually.

01/11/2021 - 05/11/2021
Repair of Old Buildings Course
Intermediate, Advanced, CPD

RC2/21

Virtual event: held online
Price:

£805 per person

This virtual conference will bring together UK experts in the field to present on key issues affecting the traditional built environment, and tools that can help provide potential solutions. Each session will be accompanied by a Q&A session to allow audience members the opportunity to ask

28/09/2021 - 29/09/2021
Webinar
Introductory, Intermediate, CPD
Online
Price:

£80 non-members

£65 members of SPAB or STBA

An appreciation of textures, details, space and light. This three-step workshop (July - October 2021) is an opportunity to receive professional guidance on photographic techniques and composition using your digital SLR camera.
THIS WORKSHOP IS FULLY BOOKED.

06/10/2021 - 06/10/2021
Workshop
Introductory, General Interest, CPD, Leisure Learning

OE2/21

Virtual event: held online
Price:

£65 pp

 

Fully Booked

Led by expert tutors, this two-day course presented by the SPAB, in association with the National Trust, provides a practical introduction to traditional lime plaster and plastering techniques.

08/10/2021 - 09/10/2021
Workshop
Introductory, Intermediate, CPD

CH1/21

Conservation Skills Centre, Coleshill Home Farm, Coleshill, near Swindon, SN6 7PT
Price:

£490 pp

£90 pp bursary place

 

A practical weekend course, presented by the SPAB in association with the National Trust, introducing the art of letter cutting in stone led by award-winning carver Thomas Ball and sculptor Rory Young.

22/10/2021 - 24/10/2021
Workshop
Introductory, Intermediate, General Interest, CPD, Leisure Learning

CH2/21

Conservation Skills Centre, Coleshill Home Farm, Coleshill, near Swindon, SN6 7PT
Price:

£440 pp