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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Discover a selection of courtyard gardens, some very small, behind fine C17 French Huguenots merchants' and weavers' houses in Spitalfields. Experience shade loving planting at 37 Spital Sq, an architect designed garden in Wilkes St, two small courtyards in Fournier St, and a larger

General Interest
The Society For The Protection Of Ancient Buildings, 37 Spital Square, LONDON, E1 6DY

£15 payable at any participating garden on the day

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Join our Dorset Group for a teatime Zoom talk on slate, lead, and other sheet roof coverings, led by historic building consultant, Kevin Stubbs.

22/06/2022 - 22/06/2022
Introductory, General Interest, Members only
Virtual event: held online

Free (members' only)


An opportunity to see the restoration of the Smythe Barn at Westenhanger by the Forge family and the construction of a new Tudor kitchen on the manor house by John Forge

30/06/2022 - 30/06/2022
General Interest, Leisure Learning
Westenhanger Castle, Stone Street, HYTHE, CT21 4HX

£6 per person, which includes tea and cakes


Join SPAB Gloucestershire for a visit to Marlborough College. Occupied since the 12th century, the site now features a number of buildings in various architectural styles and sits in an area spectacular for its history.

13/07/2022 - 13/07/2022
Members only
Marlborough College, MARLBOROUGH, SN8 1PA

£25.50 per person - includes refreshments and lunch


Talk and tour of the historic Dunmow Maltings followed by a two course dinner, raffle and quiz.

General Interest
11 Mill Lane, DUNMOW, CM6 1BG

£32 including a two course buffet dinner and refreshments.