SPAB courses at Coleshill Conservation Skills Centre

Builders hands

We are excited to announce a series of courses this autumn facilitated by SPAB (Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings) in association with the National Trust.

We are pleased to announce a series of courses facilitated by SPAB (Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings) in association with the National Trust. These courses are great for building professionals and people looking for general interest.

To book on to any of these course, please visit www.spab.org.uk and head to the 'What's On' page. 

An Introduction to Lime Plastering  

Fri 9 Oct - Sat 9 Oct

Led by expert tutors, this 2-day course presented by SPAB, in association with the National Trust, provides a practical introduction to tradional lime plaster and plastering techniques. 

Audience: Introductory, Intermediate, CPD

Price: £490 pp, £90 pp bursary place

An Introduction to Letter Carving in Stone

Fri 22 Oct - Sun 24 Oct

A practical weekend course, presented by SPAB in association with National Trust, introducing the art of letter cutting in stone led by award-winning carver Tom Ball and sculptor Rory Young.

Audience: Introductory, Intermediate, General Interest, CPD, Leisure Learning 

Price: £440 pp 

An Introduction to Lime in Building

Thur 11 Nov

This 1-day course, presented by SPAB in association with the National Trust, will introduce the different forms of lime available and explores its uses, such as pointing, plastering and lime washing. 

Audience: Introductory, Interediate, General Interest, CPD 

Price: £150 pp

An Introduction to Lime Building & Hot Limes in Buildings

Thur 11 Nov - Fri 12 Nov

Introduction to Lime & Hot Limes in Buildings course package - two workshops presented by SPAB in association with the National Trust. 

Audience: Introductory, Intermediate, Geneal Interest, CPD, 

Price: £270 pp for both workshops 

Hot Limes in Buildings 

Fri 12 Nov

This course is presented by SPAB in association with the National Trust, draws on recent research into hot limes to explore their use in buildings - mixes, techniques and applications.

Audience:  Intermediate, General Building, CPD 

Price: £150 pp

All of these courses are held at the Conservation Skills Centre at Coleshill Model Farm in Coleshill Village near Swindon.