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

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Steve Temple’s lecture will cover materials used for restoring his own mill, Impington Mill, Cambridgeshire.

29/09/2021 - 29/09/2021
Introductory, General Interest

MS2104

Virtual event: held online
Price:

29 September 2021, 12:00 - 13:00 (BST)
Live Online Lecture
£5 pp - SPAB members
£8 pp - Non-members

Please note that the lecture will be recorded and available to watch up to seven days after the live lecture for all registered bookings.

Presented by SPAB Ireland
The seventh lecture in the 10-part online series, 'Conserving Irish Vernacular Houses'
The series is part of SPAB Ireland's Vernacular Irish Buildings Campaign 2021 and is generously supported by the Heritage Council under the HSSF 2021

29/09/2021 - 29/09/2021
General Interest, CPD

CVIH7/21

Virtual event: held online
Price:

£5/€6pp - SPAB Members

£6/€7pp - Non-members

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)

Presented by SPAB Ireland
The eighth lecture in the 10-part online series, 'Conserving Irish Vernacular Houses'
The series is part of SPAB Ireland's Vernacular Irish Buildings Campaign 2021 and is generously supported by the Heritage Council under the HSSF 2021

06/10/2021 - 06/10/2021
General Interest, CPD

CVIH8/21

Virtual event: held online
Price:

£5/€6pp - SPAB Members

£6/€7pp - Non-members

A day of fascinating and informative online talks on the windmills and watermills of the coasts and counties of the South of England and millwrighting expertise.

09/10/2021 - 09/10/2021
Introductory, General Interest

MS2105

Online
Price:

Live Online Lectures

£12 pp - SPAB members

£15pp - Non-members