- 1 October 2022
Re-scheduled: George Mayer-Marton’s ‘Oldham Mural’ in Context Tour
Re-scheduled date: SAVE Britain’s Heritage and Twentieth Century Society and George Mayer-Marton’s ‘Oldham Mural’ in Context Tour.
A tour led by Howard Smith with experts Dr Judith LeGrove and Henrietta Billings, to see the 1955 ‘Oldham Mural’, at the Church of the Holy Rosary, Oldham. We will also visit two further churches on post-war estates in Greater Manchester to reveal unexpected masterpieces.
- 1 October 2022
SAVE Walking Tour of Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire
Join SAVE and Trustee Timothy Cantell on a walking tour of Bradford-on-Avon. One of the Six English Towns (second group) selected by Alec Clifton-Taylor for his famous TV series
- 24 September 2022
SAVE Walking Tour of Halifax - a mill and market town
Join SAVE and Mike Ashworth on a walk that takes us in the footsteps of Ian Nairn as we stroll through the West Yorkshire town of Halifax that is dominated by its Pennine valley setting.
- 10 September 2022
SAVE Walking Tour of Folkestone, Kent
Join SAVE Britain’s Heritage and Vice Chair of the New Folkestone Society Mark Hourahane to discover some of the gems saved and others in need of rescuing.
- 29 June 2022
SAVE Me, I'm Yours! 2022 Launch of new Buildings at Risk and Guest Speaker
You are warmly invited to join us for our first gathering for two years to take a sneak peek at over 50 new additions to our online Buildings at Risk Register. Liz Fuller, our Buildings at Risk Officer, will preview some of the most interesting new entries and guest speaker Dr Joanne O'Hara, Programme Director - Heritage at Risk at Somerset West and Taunton Council, will talk about the challenges of buildings at risk and what can be done to bring them back into use.
- 11 June 2022
EVENT: Rare chance to see inside grade I-listed Ombersley Court
First open day in Worcestershire country house’s 300-year history
- 20 April 2022
EVENT: A Total Artwork: Important new perspectives on the threatened Oldham Mural
George Mayer-Marton’s ‘dazzling’ Oldham Mural is at risk – just as its significance is being better understood. Join us for this special online event organised by SAVE Britain’s Heritage and the Twentieth Century Society.
- 26 March 2022
WALKING TOUR - The Eastern City of London
Starting at Liverpool Street Station and finishing at Tower Hill, former conservation principal Alec Forshaw will lead us through the eastern part of the City of London and the locations of two important recent SAVE cases at Bevis Marks and the Custom House.
- 24 November 2021
Catch-Up: Why do Historic Places Matter?
Catch-Up Recording of online talk with Professor Rebecca Madgin on why people develop attachments to historic buildings and places
- 13 October 2021
Saviours Online Event – The inside track on SAVE’s current campaigns
Special live online discussion for our Saviour supporters, with SAVE director Henrietta Billings and executive president Marcus Binney
- 10 October 2021
WALKING TOUR: Historic Sunderland
Walking tour with Dr Michael Short exploring conservation in Sunderland
- 25 September 2021
WALKING TOUR: Pontefract, the hidden gem
Walking tour with Mike Ashworth exploring Pontefract, West Yorkshire
- 14 August 2021
WALKING TOUR: From Bishopsgate to Whitechapel - SOLD OUT
Join SAVE and Alec Forshaw as we kick off the return of our in person walking tours in London.
- 9 August 2021
PRESS RELEASE: SAVE launches new report: Canterbury Take Care!
Join SAVE Britain's Heritage and The Canterbury Society for the official launch of the latest report by SAVE Britain's Heritage: "Canterbury Take Care!"
- 28 July 2021
CATCH UP: The SAVE guide to heritage campaigning
ONLINE EVENT CATCH UP: Heritage campaigning with SAVE's conservation officer Ben Oakley
- 30 June 2021
CATCH UP: Postcards from the Edge - SAVE Coastal Buildings at Risk
ONLINE EVENT CATCH UP: Watch the recording of our online event with Liz Fuller SAVE's Buildings at Risk Officer.
- 16 June 2021
CATCH UP: The Lost World of the Welsh Chapel
ONLINE EVENT CATCH UP: Watch the recording of our online event with Barry Eveleigh - The Lost World of the Welsh Chapel
- 26 May 2021
CATCH UP: Liverpool’s Victorian terraces and the 'planning battle of the century'
ONLINE EVENT CATCH UP: Watch the recording of our event with Jonathan Brown - Castle, slum or national treasure? Liverpool’s Victorian terraces and the 'planning battle of the century'
- 12 May 2021
CATCH UP: Conservation challenges in historic Sunderland
ONLINE EVENT CATCH UP: Watch the recording of our online event with Dr Michael Short exploring the challenges in seeking to conserve historic Sunderland
- 14 April 2021
CATCH UP: SAVE Lecture with George Clarke - The Restoration Warriors of Britain
ONLINE EVENT CATCH UP: Watch the recording of a special live online lecture with SAVE Britain's Heritage and architect and TV presenter George Clarke
- 17 March 2021
CATCH UP: Westminster Abbey and Parliament Square Conservation Area
ONLINE EVENT CATCH UP: Wact the recording of our online event with Robert Ayton who discusses recent planning issues that impact the Westminster Abbey and Parliament Square Conservation Area
- 3 March 2021
CATCH UP: Bishopsgate Goods Yard: Sleeping Giant
ONLINE EVENT CATCH UP: Watch the recording of a live online event with Eric Reynolds on The Bishopsgate Goods Yard battle
- 24 February 2021
CATCH UP: Lessons from Manchester - why tall buildings matter
ONLINE EVENT CATCH UP: Online talk with Michael Hebbert on Manchester and the skyscraper boom
- 20 January 2021
CATCH UP: Renewal of Rochdale – a typical Lancashire mill town
ONLINE EVENT CATCH UP: Join Mike Ashworth, former head of heritage for Transport for London, for a virtual tour of historic Rochdale
- 10 December 2020
CATCH UP: Cathedral cities don't need tower blocks: Alternatives for Anglia Square
ONLINE EVENT CATCH UP: Watch the recording of our online event focusing on alternative visions for Anglia Square in the centre of Norwich
- 18 November 2020
CATCH UP: From Functional to Fantastic: new entrants for 2021 to SAVE's Buildings at Risk Register
ONLINE EVENT CATCH UP: Watch the reocrding of SAVE's Buildings at Risk event with Liz Fuller.
- 13 October 2020
CATCH UP: A modern ‘architectural sensation’: The Jubilee Line Extension stations
ONLINE EVENT CATCH UP: With Mike Ashworth and Henrietta Billings celebrating the award winning design and architecture of the Jubilee Line Extension stations.
- 9 September 2020
CATCH UP: The Oldham Mural - why this rare and threatened modern artwork needs protection
ONLINE EVENT CATCH UP: Special live online discussion about the Oldham Mural campaign with Henrietta Billings and Nick Braithwaite.
- 29 July 2020
CATCH UP: National highlights from SAVE Britain's Heritage Casework Desk
ONLINE EVENT CATCH UP: An update on current casework from SAVE Britain's Heritage with Ben Oakley
- 16 July 2020
CATCH UP: The battle to save Grimsby's historic Kasbah and what happened next
ONLINE EVENT CATCH UP: With SAVE Britain's Heritage and World Monuments Fund Britain
- 1 July 2020
CATCH UP: Highlights from the SAVE Britain's Heritage Buildings at Risk Register
ONLINE EVENT CATCH UP: A backstage tour of SAVE's Buildings at Risk Register with Liz Fuller and Henrietta Billings
- 17 June 2020
ONLINE: Saviour Event - Behind The Scenes at Richmond House
A live online behind the scenes discussion for our Saviour supporters about our Richmond House campaign with Henrietta Billings, Marcus Binney and Mark Hines.
- 20 May 2020
ONLINE: Spotlight on current campaigns and recent successes
Join SAVE director Henrietta Billings and executive president Marcus Binney this coming Wednesday 20th May 2020 at 11.00-11.40am for an overview of recent campaigns.
- 14 March 2020
SAVE Walking Tour of the City of Westminster
Walking tour of City of Westminster with Robert Ayton, Head of Design and Conservation (Central Area) at Westminster City Council.
- 5 March 2020
Music In The Strand
Join tenor soloist Brad Cooper and piano accompanist Anthony Legge for an evening recital of music associated with the Strand.
- 29 February 2020
SAVE Walking Tour of Walthamstow - SOLD OUT
Walking tour of Walthamstow with Mike Fox, Conservation Officer at London Borough of Waltham Forest and former deputy director of SAVE
- 18 December 2019
Public Meeting Announcement: Norwich, 14th January 2020
Come to the public meeting on 14th January 2020 to hear from local and national organisations about the devastating impact this development could have and see a new vision for Anglia Square - streets of terraced houses, shops and cinema without a 20 storey tower. Support the campaign to #StoptheTower
- 5 December 2019
SAVE Christmas Carol Service
SAVE Britain's Heritage is delighted to invite you to a festive evening of Christmas carols and readings in St Mary le Strand on Thursday 5th December 2019 from 6pm.
- 14 October 2019
SAVE Annual Lecture with Simon Jenkins
SAVE Britain’s Heritage is delighted to announce this year's lecture by Simon Jenkins entitled: Who Guards London?
- 5 October 2019
SAVE Walking Tour - City of London - FULLY BOOKED
With Alec Forshaw the author of New City: Contemporary Architecture in the City of London and an authority and campaigner on the Smithfield area.
- 21 September 2019
SAVE Walking Tour of Bath - Classics, Carbuncles & Conundrums - SOLD OUT
With Timothy Cantell, a founding Trustee of SAVE Britain's Heritage.
- 4 September 2019
SAVE 55 Broadway Tour
With Edmund Bird, heritage advisor for Transport for London, a special tour of London's first skyscraper.
- 13 July 2019
SAVE tour of Shrewsbury - From Mill to Manor
A two part tour of Shrewsbury with a visit to Ditherington Flax Mill and Pitchford Estate, with Harriet Devlin, Trustee of SAVE.
- 3 July 2019
SAVING Time, Money and a Great Listed Building
Join SAVE Britain’s Heritage and Twentieth Century Society for a special event celebrating the design and architecture of Richmond House in Whitehall, central London.
- 25 June 2019
Book launch and exhibition: Buildings at Risk Catalogue launch and "SAVE", an exhibition of paintings of buildings at risk
SAVE Britain's Heritage invites you to join us to view "SAVE", an exhibition of new paintings of endangered buildings by the highly regarded painter, Gerard Stamp and to celebrate 30 years of SAVE reports on buildings at risk with the launch of the latest volume, "Don't Leave Me This Way" from 6.30-8.30 p.m. on 25th June.
- 15 June 2019
From Smithfield to Liverpool Street: a walk along the edge of the City - SOLD OUT
London Festival of Architecture and SAVE invite you to a walking tour along the edge of the city with Alec Foreshaw, former conservation and planning officer with the London Borough of Islington.
- 18 May 2019
SAVE Jubilee Line Extension Stations Tour - Fully Booked
With Mike Ashworth, former head of heritage for Transport for London, a special event celebrating the award winning design and architecture of the Jubilee Line Extension stations.
- 6 April 2019
SAVE walking tour of Woolwich SOLD OUT
With Thomas Bender, Conservation Adviser at SAVE - Woolwich is one of southeast London’s most fascinating town centres
- 9 March 2019
SAVE Victorian Birmingham walking tour
With Mike Fox, Conservation Officer at London Borough of Waltham Forest and former deputy director of SAVE - Never a stranger to radically reshaping its built environment, Birmingham was extensively rebuilt during the second-half of the 19th century under the aegis of Joseph Chamberlain
- 23 February 2019
SAVE walking tour of Mayfair SOLD OUT
Walking tour of Mayfair With Robert Ayton, Head of Design and Conservation at Westminster City Council Home of embassies, luxurious hotels and high-end shops, Mayfair is one of London’s most prestigious neighbourhoods – and has been so for more than 300 years.
- 2 February 2019
SAVE Oxford City walking tour SOLD OUT
With Nick Worlledge of Worlledge Associates, former Head of the Heritage team at Oxford City Council.
The ancient centre of this university city has seen a huge number of new building projects. The tour will take in the Blavatnik School of Government, St John’s College and the Andrew Wiles Mathematic Institute and many more.
- 9 January 2019
Director led tour of Chiswick House and Gardens, Chiswick
Join us on a Friends and Saviours only tour of Chiswick House and gardens with the Director Clare O'Brien and House Supervisor, Laurence Rich. The house will be specially opened for our visit on Wednesday 9th January 2019.
- 26 November 2018
Concert: Tenebrae Consort in St Mary le Strand, 26 November 2018, London, 6pm-8pm
SAVE is delighted to announce a special concert by Tenebrae Consort on 26 November. Join us for an evening of music to celebrate the beauty and splendour of St Mary Le Strand.
- 15 October 2018
SAVE Lecture: Resurrection Architecture: the Death and Life of Palmyra
We are delighted to announce this year's lecture by historian, writer and founding member of SAVE Britain's Heritage, Dan Cruickshank, entitled
Resurrection Architecture: the Death and Life of Palmyra
- 4 August 2018
EVENT: SAVE Walking Tour of the Lost Walbrook River
Dr Tom Bolton is leading a SAVE walk along the route of the buried Walbrook river on Saturday 4th August.
- 21 July 2018
EVENT: SAVE Tour of Liverpool
Join SAVE on a special tour of Liverpool with Jonthan Brown, SAVE's Northern Caseworker and Director of Share the City on 21st July 2018.
- 16 May 2018
EVENT: SAVE Tour of Wentworth Woodhouse
Join SAVE Britain's Heritage on a special visit to Wentworth Woodhouse and the park, lakes and follies on Wednesday 16th May 2018.
- 21 April 2018
EVENT: Walking Tour of Rochdale
Join SAVE and Mike Ashworth, the former London Underground's Heritage and Design Manager, for a tour of Rochdale.
- 10 March 2018
EVENT: Walking Tour of Soho, London
Join SAVE and Robert Ayton, Head of Conservation at Westminster City Council, for a tour of Soho that will explore its history and the conservation pressures it faces today.
- 8 November 2017
Event - Conservation in the Eye of the Media: Mansion House Square Revisited - 8th November
SAVE and the Twentieth Century Society are delighted to announce a new joint event on the highly contentious demolition of the Mappin & Webb building in the heart of the Square Mile.
Please join us for a screening of the original 1985 BBC Omnibus programme looking at the demolition of the listed Victorian buildings in the City of London, followed by a discussion between participants at the time and current conservation practitioners, including Sir Terry Farrell, Robert Thorne, Dr. Jenny Freeman and Sophie Andreae.
- 25 October 2017
Event: A modern 'architectural sensation': The Jubilee Line Extension stations and their future
Join SAVE Britain's Heritage for a special event on the 25th October 2017 celebrating the design and architecture of the Jubilee Line Extension stations
- 16 October 2017
SAVE Lecture: Just a certificate on the wall? UNESCO World Heritage status and the battle for the city
We were delighted that SAVE's 2017 annual lecture was given by architecture and design critic Oliver Wainwright, entitled:Just a certificate on the wall? UNESCO World Heritage status and the battle for the city
- 30 September 2017
SAVE Walking Tour, Bath, 30th September 2017
The Battle for Bath's Character - SOLD OUT!
Join SAVE Britain's Heritage and Trustee Timothy Cantell on a walking tour of Bath.
- 5 August 2017
SAVE Walking Tour, Camden Town, 5th August 2017
Join SAVE Britain's Heritage and author Tom Bolton on a walking tour of Camden Town.
- 28 June 2017
Book Launch: 2017/18 Buildings at Risk Catalogue
Join us for the launch Up My Street, the 2017/18 Buildings at Risk Catalogue
- 4 May 2017
SAVE Walking Tour 20th May 2017
Join us on Saturday 20th May to discover historic Clerkenwell.
- 26 April 2017
Saviour Tour April 2017: Covent Garden
SAVE is delighted to invite Saviours on an exclusive walking tour in Covent Garden led by Marcus Binney and Henrietta Billings, followed by a private drinks reception.
- 7 December 2016
SAVE Christmas Drinks
Christmas drinks hosted at the studio of the architect, Sir Jeffry Wyatville, 7th December.
- 27 June 2016
Book Launch: 'Great Expectations' Buildings at Risk Catalogue 2016/17
The launch of the 25th edition of the Buildings at Risk Catalogue
- 5 June 2016
Exhibition 'Development Hell' at Shoreditch Church with participation of SAVE extended until end of May
SAVE Britain's Heritage is taking part in a grassroots exhibition at Shoreditch Church, 'Development Hell', highlighting challenging planning battles taking place in London today and providing practical advice for campaigners.
- 1 June 2016
Book Launch 'Big SAVEs: Heroic Transformations of Great Landmarks'
The launch of SAVE's latest publication 'Big SAVEs: Heroic Transformations of Great Landmarks'
- 2 March 2016
Inaugural Saviour Event
Join us for the inaugural Saviour event! Begin with a walking tour around Spitalfields with SAVE Trustee and historian Dan Cruickshank, before joining us for a drink and a discussion on the latest SAVE casework.
- 29 October 2015
SAVE's 40th Anniversary Party
SAVE celebrated forty years of campaigning!
- 5 June 2015
Event: Buildings at Risk 2015-16 launch
Please join us for the launch of our new publication - 'Falling in Love'
- 8 October 2014
Event: After Smithfield Symposium
Thursday 16th October 2014, 6.30 pm The Gallery, 75 Cowcross Street, London, EC1M 6EL
- 21 August 2014
Press release: dual exhibition at the V&A to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Destruction of the Country House exhibition.
September is a bumper month for SAVE. 2014 marks the 40th anniversary of the landmark exhibition the Destruction of the Country House at the V&A.
- 14 May 2014
Event: 20th May 2014 - Discussion on the Retention of Smithfield Market.
Part of Clerkenwell Design Week
- 17 March 2014
Event: London's Buildings: Almost Lost
The English Heritage exhibition comes to the Gallery at 77 Cowcross Street
- 7 February 2014
Press Release: Timetable For The Smithfield Public Inquiry
The Public Inquiry opens at 10.00 am on Tuesday, 11 February 2014, and is scheduled to last for 12 days, until Friday, 28 February.
- 15 January 2014
Event: Presentation of Case to Save Smithfield General Market
Monday 20th January, 18.30 The Gallery, 77 Cowcross Street, London
- 23 December 2013
Support the SAVE/Victorian Society Planning Application for Smithfield General Market and Annex!
SAVE and the Victorian Society’s Planning Application for Smithfield General Market and Annex has been validated by the City of London. Please support our scheme. Details below.
- 12 December 2013
Event: Smithfield Planning Application - Exhibition and Consultation
SAVE and the Victorian Society have submitted a planning application to restore and reopen Smithfield General Market. Please visit our exhibition in the Cowcross Street Gallery on Tuesday 17th December to find out more.
- 9 December 2013
Event: Smithfield Street Theatre
On Wednesday, 11th December SAVE invites you to enjoy some street theatre around Smithfield Market, London with Invisible People, between 17.00 and 19.00.
- 31 October 2013
SAVE annual lecture: 'Magic, Beauty and Mystery: Exploring the glories of the great pottery churches.'
SAVE is delighted to have Matthew Rice giving this years's annual lecture.
- 1 January 1970
EVENT: SAVE Walking Tour of Clerkenwell (London Festival of Architecture)
SAVE is delighted to be taking part in the 2018 London Festival of Architecture by hosting a special walking tour of Clerkenwell on 2 June. The walk will be led by historian and author Alec Forshaw and explore the evolving identity and opportunities of Clerkenwell through its historic buildings and streets.