Other organisations' events

All courses and events listed here are run by organisations other than the SPAB and we have no responsibility for their content. Appearance on this list does not equal endorsement by the SPAB. Please contact the organiser using the details listed for each event with any questions or to find out more.

The Friends of Czech Heritage is a UK based charity dedicated to conserving historic buildings in the Czech Republic. One of their volunteer projects this year focusses on work at two former gatehouses in the renowned ‘English Landscape’ park at the chateau of Cerveny Dvur in South Bohemia. Come and try you hand at Czech brickwork!
15-18 August, £195 (£175 for SPAB members) 
The biannual European Straw Bale Gathering is to be held in Todmorden, Yorkshire this year and will include tours, talks and case studies exploring the benefits of building in straw. Discounts available for SPAB members - see the members' offer page in the members' area for details.
1 day conference on the future of redundant churches and chapels in Wales in Llanelli on 7th June 2019.  The day will focus on how to look after these buildings considering conservation and a range of conversion options. The day aims to bring together building contractors, planners, surveyors and church groups from across Wales. £25 per person
10,11 & 12 June 2019, York

This symposium aims to bring together all current thinking and knowledge about traditional mortars, presenting recent research outcomes, revised heritage agency guidance and case studies from around the UK, Ireland, Spain and Canada. 
26 - 27 March 2020, Manchester

This conference will provide context for the use of terracotta and faïence in architectural structures and the latest information on the renovation of buildings bearing these materials - presented by TACS, a national society which promotes the study and conservation of tiles and architectural ceramics.