We run events in each of our five regions as well as an annual conference as part of National Maintenance Week. Every event that we run is free of charge, we just ask that you register so that we know how much tea and cake to order.
Faith in Maintenance (Coventry Diocese)
Start Date: 28th July 2016 End Date: 28th July 2016 Start Time: 09:30 End Time: 16:00 Location: St Michael's Church Centre - Church Lane Budbrooke, Warwick, CV35 8QL
As part of the SPAB's Maintenance Co-ops Minis, Coventry Diocese is running a Faith in Maintenance course to provide simple maintenance techniques and procedures to help you look after your church. Free, lunch provided. Booking via Diocese of Coventry
Baseline Survey Day, St Michael's, Bockleton
Start Date: 29th July 2016 End Date: 29th July 2016 Start Time: 09:30 End Time: 15:30 Region: Herefordshire & Worcestershire Location: St Michael's Parish Church - Bockleton nr Tenbury Wells, WR15 8PP
Join Kate Andrew, MCP regional officer and members of the newly created Leominster Link Co-op on our third baseline training day in this area. We will learn about the importance of maintenance on historic buildings,and how and where to check for issues.
Heritage Survey and Family Open Day: Lincoln
Start Date: 6th August 2016 End Date: 6th August 2016 Start Time: 11:00 End Time: 15:00 Region: Lincolnshire Location: St Mary Le Wigford Church - Saint Mary's Street, Lincoln, LN5
Join us at St Mary-le-Wigford for a fun-filled day of activities, including treasure hunt,guided tours, brass rubbing, craft stalls, tea and cake. Alongside we'll be running a maintenance training session in the church hall. All free.
Care, Cleaning and Conservation of your Artefacts and Interiors
Start Date: 8th August 2016 End Date: 8th August 2016 Start Time: 09:45 End Time: 15:30 Region: Cumbria Location: Our Lady of the Sea, Star & St Michael Church - Banklands, Workington, CA14 3EP
This free course will show you how to care for, handle and store any collections you have in your place of worship. You will find out about basic cleaning techniques, how to choose appropriate cleaning equipment/materials and how to avoid over-cleaning.
Heritage Survey Training Day: Grantham
Start Date: 31st August 2016 End Date: 31st August 2016 Start Time: 10:00 End Time: 16:00 Region: Lincolnshire Location: All Saints Church, Church Street, Barrowby, Grantham, NG32 1BY
Anyone interested in learning about how to keep a historic building well maintained, and to spot maintenance issues before they become costly repairs, is welcome to attend this key hands-on training day, which is free to attend and includes lunch!