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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Caring for your old building’s historic fittings, fixtures and furnishings.

The SPAB has teamed up with ICON to offer an afternoon of online talks exploring good housekeeping for old houses and other buildings.

21/02/2022 - 21/02/2022
Webinar
Introductory, General Interest, CPD

ICON1/22

Virtual event: held online
Price:

£45 per person - full price

£18 per person - students

Learn how to make your period home energy efficient and low carbon without devaluing the future sustainability or character of the building.
FULLY BOOKED - please sign up to the waiting list.

05/03/2022 - 05/03/2022
Courses & Study Day
Introductory, General Interest, CPD

HO1/22

The SPAB, 37 Spital Square, London, E1 6DY
Price:

£130 per person

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.

25/03/2022 - 26/03/2022
Courses & Study Day
Introductory, Intermediate, General Interest, CPD

CH1/22

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

£495 per person

Bursaries are available via application process

A practical two-day 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.

06/05/2022 - 07/05/2022
Courses & Study Day
Introductory, General Interest, CPD, Leisure Learning

CH2/22

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

£395 per person

Our popular short course, delivered by the SPAB since the 1950s, will be held in person in London. Run over five days, it delivers an intensive programme of lectures and site visits and is presented by leading building conservation professionals. The SPAB approach of conservative repair and

09/05/2022 - 13/05/2022
Repair of Old Buildings Course
Introductory, CPD
Museum of the Home (formerly Geffrye museum), Kingsland Road, LONDON, E2 8EA
Price:

£885 per person (£385 deposit option available)