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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Course

Learn how to manage the impact of vegetation on old buildings. Part of our 2019 lunchtime CPD series.

Date:
19/03/2019 - 19/03/2019
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

Here we explore Ruskin’s attitude to the land, seen in his establishment of a utopian agricultural community in the Wyre Forest near Bewdley as a practical alternative to mass production and mechanisation.

Date:
21/03/2019 - 21/03/2019
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.

Lecture

A dialogue exploring the influence and continued relevance of Ruskin’s writings about Venice to conservation in the city - and on the development of the conservation movement world-wide.

Date:
28/03/2019 - 28/03/2019
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

A valuable one-day course for those involved in looking after traditional mills

Date:
11/04/2019
Course Type:
Courses & Study Day
Audience:
Introductory, Intermediate
REF:

MS1902

Location:
The Windmill, The Mill Field, Upminster, RM14 2QL
Price:

£130 pp (including lunch)
£110 pp (including lunch) if booked by 31st January

 

Course

This popular short course has been delivered by the SPAB since the 1950s. Run over five days, it delivers an intensive programme of lectures and site visits and is presented by leading building conservation professionals. The SPAB approach of conservative repair and maintenance - established by

Date:
13/05/2019 - 17/05/2019
Course Type:
Repair of Old Buildings Course
Audience:
Intermediate, Advanced
REF:

RC1/19

Location:
St Andrew Holborn, St Andrew Street, London, EC4A 3AB
Price:

£805, with a £300 deposit option. The course fee includes meals and travel for the site visit days (Wednesday and Thursday) and one night's accommodation (Wednesday). A year of membership of the SPAB is also included in the course fee.