Archives for April 2015

BPS convention

The British Print­ing Soci­ety held its annu­al con­ven­tion for 2015 in Mon­trose in April: Tim Hon­nor, one of SPrAT’s trustees, was one of the organ­is­ers. The Trust’s sec­re­tary, Helen Williams, attend­ed the exhi­bi­tion on Sat­ur­day 11 April with a sup­ply of Trust pub­li­ca­tions for sale. The ‘Rules for com­pos­i­tors’ poster was par­tic­u­lar­ly pop­u­lar and there […]

Lecture on type-founding

The 2015 Justin Howes memo­r­i­al lec­ture will be held on Tues­day 28 April 2015 at 7pm in the Bridewell Hall in St brides. This year’s speak­er is Stan Nel­son, a print­ing his­to­ri­an and prac­ti­cal type­founder. The lec­ture is enti­tled A sur­pris­ing diver­si­ty: the typefounder’s hand-mould through 400 years. More details and the link to book […]