The first lecture of 2015 will be Historic Buildings : Changing Ideas of What We Save and Why We Do It. Our lecturer is Philip Venning, recently retired after 28 years as fulltime Secretary of the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings (SPAB). Previously a journalist on the Times Educational Supplement; Philip will lecture on the building conservation movement. Please note the lececture will be on the second Thursday in January (not New Year’s Day!!!) Click here for more details and the BIO.