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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A valuable one-day course for those involved in looking after traditional mills

Date:
24/04/2020 - 24/04/2020
Course Type:
Courses & Study Day
Audience:
Introductory, Intermediate, CPD
REF:

MS1902

Location:
The Windmill, The Mill Field, Upminster, RM14 2QL
Price:

Please note the course date has been postponed due to the current unpredictable Health & Safety situation. A new date will be announced shortly.

 

£130 pp (including lunch)
£110 pp (including lunch) if booked by 28th February

 

The SPAB presents this popular one-day introductory course on the maintenance and care of solid-wall buildings. This course is designed to help you understand the construction and performance of traditional buildings and how to tackle common problems.

Date:
25/04/2020 - 25/04/2020
Course Type:
Courses & Study Day
Audience:
Introductory, General Interest, CPD
REF:

HO2/20

Location:
The Society For The Protection Of Ancient Buildings, 37 Spital Square, LONDON, E1 6DY
Price:

£120 pp
FULLY BOOKED

POSTPONED - delegates have been contacted directly with further information about their booking

This popular short course has been delivered by the SPAB since the 1950s. Run over five days, it delivers an intensive programme of lectures and site visits and is presented by leading building conservation professionals.

Date:
11/05/2020 - 15/05/2020
Course Type:
Repair of Old Buildings Course
Audience:
Intermediate, Advanced
REF:

RC1/20

Location:
Manchester Central Library, St Peters Square, Manchester, M2 5PD
Price:

£805 pp
FULLY BOOKED

Using the repairs to the Kensington Palace Orangery as a case study, this one-day masterclass in partnership with Historic Royal Palaces combines lectures and hands-on practical work to explore gauged brickwork and the requirements when dealing with finely gauged bricks.

Date:
22/05/2020 - 22/05/2020
Location:
Kensington Palace Gardens, Kensington, London, W8 4PU
Price:

£195 per person

Over the two day course, participants will have the opportunity to gain practical, hands-on experience with firing a field kiln and learning about the complete process of burning Grey Chalk.

Date:
01/06/2020 - 02/06/2020
Course Type:
Workshop
Audience:
Intermediate, Advanced, CPD
REF:

HH2 20

Location:
St Andrew's Chapel, Boarley Lane, Maidstone, ME14 3DB
Price:

£200 pp (includes lunch)