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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Two day course providing practical, hands-on experience with firing a field kiln and learning about the complete process of burning Grey Chalk.

28/06/2021 - 29/06/2021
Intermediate, Advanced, CPD

HH2 20

St Andrew's Chapel, Boarley Lane, Maidstone, ME14 3DB

£200 pp (includes lunch)


Join the SPAB London Group to hear about the results of the investigations funded by the support of local members.

01/07/2021 - 01/07/2021
Virtual event: held online

Free (donations welcome)


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

Working Party

The SPAB's main summer working party brings together passionate volunteers and conservation experts to carry out much-needed work to a building at risk. The week is always full of fun and learning, as well as the chance to carry out hands-on work. Apply now for a place.

08/07/2021 - 14/07/2021
Boxley Abbey, Sandling, MAIDSTONE, ME14 3BT

£150 contribution towards food and materials


This one day course will focus on the approaches, materials and methods for repairing historic brick walls.

14/07/2021 - 14/07/2021
Introductory, Intermediate, CPD


St Andrew's Chapel, Boarley Lane, Maidstone, ME14 3DB

£195.00 per person