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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This popular short course, presented by leading building conservation professionals, has been run by the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings since the 1950s. For autumn 2021, we're delighted to offer the course in an online format, specially designed to run entirely virtually.

01/11/2021 - 05/11/2021
Repair of Old Buildings Course
Intermediate, Advanced, CPD


Virtual event: held online

£805 per person


PAY PER VIEW Event Presented by SPAB Scotland

For several hundred years, Fairburn Tower has been left deserted and near ruin. Hear from Linda Lockett & Tom Addyman how they plan to rescue this building for the Landmark Trust.

13/09/2021 - 30/09/2021
General Interest


Virtual event: held online

£5 Members

£6 Non-members

Online Recording available until 30 September 2021


This virtual conference will bring together UK experts in the field to present on key issues affecting the traditional built environment, and tools that can help provide potential solutions. Each session will be accompanied by a Q&A session to allow audience members the opportunity to ask

28/09/2021 - 29/09/2021
Introductory, Intermediate, CPD

£80 non-members

£65 members of SPAB or STBA


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


Virtual event: held online

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


Virtual event: held online

£5/€6pp - SPAB Members

£6/€7pp - Non-members