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

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.

Date:
11/05/2020 - 15/05/2020
Course Type:
Repair of Old Buildings Course
Audience:
Intermediate, Advanced
REF:

RC1/20

Location:
Manchester Central Library, St Peters Square, Manchester, M2 5PD
Price:

£805 pp

Event

Pentney Augustinian Priory dates back to the 12th century. Only the gatehouse survives from the late 14th century. Join SPAB Fenland & Wash for a visit to this fascinating site.

Date:
12/05/2020 - 12/05/2020
Audience:
General Interest
Location:
Pentney Priory, Pentney
Price:

£8 pp

Course

Over the two day course, participants will have the opportunity to gain practical, hands-on experience with firing a field kiln and learning about the complete process of burning Grey Chalk.

Date:
01/06/2020 - 02/06/2020
Course Type:
Workshop
Audience:
Intermediate, Advanced, CPD
REF:

HH2 20

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

£200 pp (includes lunch)

Working Party

Join us as we return to the beautiful island of Lismore to work on repairing a historic lime kiln, build a temporary kiln, learn about traditional masonry and Scottish external finishes to masonry buildings.

Date:
05/06/2020 - 08/06/2020
Audience:
Introductory, Intermediate, General Interest, Leisure Learning
Location:
Lismore Bunkhouse, Baleveolan Croft, OBAN, PA34 5UG
Lecture

Join us for this evening event where the joint winners of the SPAB’s 2019 Philip Webb Award will present their schemes, both re-introducing semi-industrial uses to former manufacturing sites in an advanced state of dereliction.

Date:
11/06/2020 - 11/06/2020
Audience:
Introductory, General Interest, CPD, Leisure Learning
REF:

OE4/20

Location:
St Botolph's Church Hall, St Botolph Without Bishopsgate, London, EC2M 3TL
Price:

£15 pp