Archives for August 2013

Talk on the Legacy of the Printing Press

Tim Hon­nor, who owned Pic­co­lo Press in Nairn for 20 years is to give a talk at Nairn Book and Arts Fes­ti­val on The Lega­cy of the Print­ing Press  — ‘The most impor­tant inven­tion since the wheel’. He will speak about the inven­tion of print­ing, and show pic­tures and videos of a range of printing […]

Cossar Press — New Appeal Leaflet

The Crieff Cos­sar Press Project page on this web­site (The sto­ry of the Cos­sar Press) was updat­ed with new infor­ma­tion over the sum­mer. The fundrais­ing effort is still ongo­ing: the Scot­tish Print­ing Archival Trust has suc­cess­ful­ly raised approach­ing half the over­all total (£15,000) need­ed to com­plete the project. Can you help us raise the rest? You […]

Events at Robert Smail’s next month

Robert Smail’s Print­ing Works in Inner­lei­then are run­ning events in Sep­tem­ber in asso­ci­a­tion with the Scot­tish Bor­ders Walk­ing Fes­ti­val. On Mon­day 2 Sep­tem­ber there is a ‘Whis­tle Stop Smail’s and Sup­per’ and on Wednes­day 4 Sep­tem­ber an ‘InkyPrints Work­shop’. For full details of how to book and for oth­er events this autumn see Smail’s website.

Courses at Edinburgh Printmakers

Edin­burgh Print­mak­ers gallery run cours­es on var­i­ous aspects of print­ing includ­ing relief print­ing and stone lith­o­g­ra­phy. Full details of their autumn pro­gramme are on their website.

Exhibition in Dundee

An exhi­bi­tion in the Coop­er Gallery at Dun­can of Jor­dan­stone Col­lege of Art and Design, Dundee, will show­case the crit­i­cal­ly cel­e­brat­ed artists’ books pro­duced to date by Knife Edge Press, the cre­ative part­ner­ship of writer Mel Good­ing and artist Bruce McLean. Along­side the artists’ books the exhi­bi­tion will also present for the first time, prints, […]