Online learning


The SPAB offers a selection of online learning opportunities, including courses and events, that enable more people to take part

From CPD webinars to member skill-share sessions to evening lectures, there is something for everyone and you can join in from wherever you are.

To take part you'll just need a good internet connection and access to a computer, laptop, or tablet capable of playing video and audio. 


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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


Virtual event: held online

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

Virtual Skill-Share

Join us for July's members' skillshare, with SPAB member, Chris Valdus, who is Heritage Project Manager at the Land Trust. Chris will talk through the Trust's work to stabilise and regenerate Fort Burgoyne, a 19th Century fort in Dover.

20/07/2021 - 20/07/2021
Introductory, General Interest, Members only
Virtual event: held online

Free (SPAB members only)


An appreciation of textures, details, space and light. This three-step workshop (June - September 2021) is an opportunity to receive professional guidance on photographic techniques and composition using your digital SLR camera. Includes access to a live online feedback session.

22/09/2021 - 22/09/2021
Introductory, General Interest, CPD, Leisure Learning


Virtual event: held online

£65 pp


This modular online course (Oct - Nov 2021) will introduce the SPAB Approach to living with your old house - to undertake home renovations and surface redecoration, explore your home’s history or retrofit your building for energy efficiency. Includes access to live online Q&A panel.

13/11/2021 - 13/11/2021
Courses & Study Day
Introductory, General Interest, CPD


Virtual event: held online

£85 pp ‘Early Bird’ discount until 31 August

£100 pp from 1 September


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

Members - £5
Non-Members - £6

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