Archives for October 2012

Exhibition in Castle Douglas opens on Wednesday

An exhi­bi­tion about print­ing, includ­ing let­ter­press and wood­block among oth­ers, opens on Wednes­day 31 Octo­ber and runs until Sat­ur­day 10 Novem­ber at Cas­tle Dou­glas Library Gallery. There will be demon­stra­tions of prac­ti­cal print­ing tech­niques. Open 10am-5pm. For more infor­ma­tion email Kim Lowe:

Online donation link

It is now pos­si­ble to donate online to the Cos­sar Press project, through this link.

Caxton and the Printing Press on BBC Radio 4

If you missed the episode of ‘In our time’ broad­cast on Thurs­day 18 Octo­ber 2012, it is still avail­able to lis­ten again on the BBC Radio 4 web­site.The pro­gramme dis­cuss­es Cax­ton’s life and influ­ence, as well as the texts he chose to pro­duce. As the descrip­tion of the pro­gramme says: ‘The stan­dard of Cax­ton’s printing […]