Lectures

Held every spring and autumn, the SPAB's popular lecture series offers three or four informal talks linked to an engaging historic building or conservation theme.  For the time being the lecture series - and most of the SPAB's other occasional lectures - are being held online.  Discounts are available for SPAB members.

Recent series have included:

  • Spring 2020: Conservation Challenges
  • Autumn 2019: Bold & Beautiful - new design for old buildings
  • Spring 2019: John Ruskin & his legacy
  • Spring 2018: Traditional & Treasured - heritage in Europe
  • Autumn 2017: Reach of hand, reach of soul - celebrating making
  • Spring 2017: Work worth doing - the SPAB & craft skills

Sign up for our monthly courses bulletin

Filter lectures:

The talk will include the past history of the mill and go through various repairs bringing us up to date with the current project.

07/07/2021 - 07/07/2021
Introductory, General Interest

MS2103

Virtual event: held online
Price:
 

7 July 2021, 12:00 - 13:00 
Live Online Lecture, the lecture will be recorded and all registered attendees will be able to watch the lecture after the event for up to seven days.

£5 pp - SPAB members
£6 pp - Non-members

£3 pp - Students

Join the SPAB and the Betjeman Society for a visit to the remarkable church of St Anne's, Limehouse, with a talk by architect Julian Harrap.
NOW FULLY BOOKED - PLEASE REGISTER ON THE WAITING LIST

07/09/2021 - 07/09/2021
Evening Course
Introductory, General Interest, CPD, Leisure Learning

OE2/20

St Anne's Church, London, , London
Price:

SPAB or Betjeman Society Member £15 pp
St Anne’s Church/Care for St Anne’s members £15 pp
Non-member £20 pp
FULLY BOOKED - please sign up to the waiting list

This talk looks at the many lighthouses of Scotland, and how they are repaired and cared for in difficult circumstances.
Presented by SPAB Scotland.

22/09/2021 - 22/09/2021
General Interest
Online
Price:

Members - £5
Non-Members - £6

Start time 18.00
Finish 1930 (inc 30 mins Q&A)

This talk investigates the new extension to the Scapa Flow Museum, category A listed WWII buildings in Orkney.
Presented by SPAB Scotland.

06/10/2021 - 06/10/2021
General Interest
Online
Price:

Member £5
Non-member £6

Start time 1800
Finish 1930 (Inc 30 mins Q&A)

Bothies, small mountain shelters, are prevalent across Britain, but how they are repaired and cared for in such remote locations?
Presented by SPAB Scotland.

20/10/2021 - 20/10/2021
General Interest
Online
Price:

Members £5
Non-members £6

Start time 1800
Finsih 1930 (inc 30 mins Q&A)