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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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

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

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)

The SPAB is delighted to once again present this popular workshop led by embroidery and textile artist Susie Vickery. In this workshop, you will learn how to transfer your chosen image onto fabric and how to embroider a portrait using free-form straight stitch.

Date:
13/06/2020 - 13/06/2020
Course Type:
Workshop
Audience:
Introductory, Intermediate, General Interest, Leisure Learning
REF:

OE1/20

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

£100 pp

Led by Roger Hunt, this afternoon seminar will explore the SPAB Approach to new work in historic contexts.

Date:
17/06/2020 - 17/06/2020
Course Type:
Seminar
Audience:
Introductory, Intermediate, CPD
REF:

S1/20

Location:
Royal Exchange Theatre, St Ann's Square, Manchester, M2 7DH
Price:

Full Fee - £60 pp

Students - £25 pp