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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Harbour walls are notoriously difficult to repair and maintain. Join us to find out more about this delightful hidden east coast harbour.
Presented by SPAB Scotland

08/10/2021 - 08/10/2021
General Interest, CPD
Cove Pier, Cove, COCKBURNSPATH, TD13 5XD

£15 per ticket
Meet at 10am at the public car park, for the 10 minute walk down to the shore.  Please note, low tide is 10.20am and we aim to be on the beach by this time where we will set the scene.
Finish by 12 noon.


A day of fascinating and informative online talks on the windmills and watermills of the coasts and counties of the South of England and millwrighting expertise.

09/10/2021 - 09/10/2021
Introductory, General Interest



Live Online Lectures

£12 pp - SPAB members

£15pp - Non-members


Presented by SPAB Ireland
The ninth 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

13/10/2021 - 13/10/2021
General Interest, CPD


Virtual event: held online

£5/€6pp - SPAB Members

£6/€7pp - Non-members

Virtual Skill-Share

Limecrete floors have become a popular alternative to concrete, especially in traditional buildings. In this skillshare, member Jonathan Lynn looks back on a 2019 limecrete floor project and how mistakes were rectified.

14/10/2021 - 14/10/2021
Introductory, General Interest, Members only
Virtual event: held online

Free (SPAB members only)


Join SPAB Sussex for a visit to Fernhurst Furnace, an important site in the iron industry in the Weald, which flourished in the 17th and 18th centuries. The furnace visit will be followed by a tour of historic Midhurst.

16/10/2021 - 16/10/2021
General Interest, Leisure Learning, Members only
Fernhurst Furnace, Fernhurst

£7.50 per person