What's On

Find out what's on at the SPAB. The SPAB offers a wide range of events, courses, lectures and seminars. Whether you're a building professional looking to widen or develop your practical skills, a SPAB member looking to take part in a Regional Group trip, or an old-building enthusiast searching for a SPAB open house event, a leisure learning opportunity or sociable evening talk, you'll find something for you in our 'What's On' listings.

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Lecture

A wonderful chance to hear Professor Axel Klausmeier speak about his experiences of conserving this most interesting of modern city features. Axel is the undisputed expert on the history of the wall, and has been working for many years to ensure it's rightful place in the city is understood

Date:
13/02/2019
Audience:
General Interest, CPD
Location:
The Engine Shed, Forthside Way, STIRLING, FK8 1QZ
Price:

£6

Course

Discover how to identify the causes of mould and timber decay in old buildings and how to control their impact. Part of our 2019 lunchtime CPD series.

Date:
05/03/2019 - 05/03/2019
Course Type:
CPD Session
Audience:
Introductory, Intermediate, CPD
REF:

CPD/19

Location:
The SPAB, 37 Spital Square, London, E1 6DY
Price:

£40 pp, includes refreshments and a light lunch. Book the whole series of 3 for £90.

Lecture

Ruskin was an early advocate for vernacular buildings - not least for the local associations and hereditary skills they embody in their materials and construction. Peter Burman explores this aspect of Ruskin’s thought and its influence.

Date:
07/03/2019 - 07/03/2019
Audience:
Introductory, General Interest, Leisure Learning
Location:
St. Botolph Without Bishopsgate, Bishopsgate, LONDON, EC2M 3TL
Price:

£11 per person per lecture for non-members or £10 per person per lecture for members. The fee includes an informal wine reception after the lecture.

Course

Join us to learn how to manage the presence of bats in old buildings and how to incorporate their protection into building works and design. Part of our 2019 lunchtime CPD series.

Date:
12/03/2019 - 12/03/2019
Course Type:
CPD Session
Audience:
Introductory, Intermediate, CPD
REF:

CPD/19

Location:
The SPAB, 37 Spital Square, London, E1 6DY
Price:

£40 pp, which includes refreshments and a light lunch. Book the whole series of 3 for £90.

Lecture

In 1877, when vicar, the Revd P N Leakey, enlisted the SPAB’s support to build a new church to save historic St Petrock’s from damaging alterations, Ruskin was among the subscribers. Meriel O’Dowd takes up the story of the church’s rescue and long term care.

Date:
14/03/2019 - 14/03/2019
Audience:
Introductory, General Interest, Leisure Learning
Location:
St. Botolph Without Bishopsgate, Bishopsgate, LONDON, EC2M 3TL
Price:

£11 per person per lecture for non-members or £10 per person per lecture for members. The fee includes an informal wine reception after the lecture.