Archives for July 2015

St Bride Unveiled exhibition

A free exhi­bi­tion show­cas­ing the St Bride Foundation’s col­lec­tions is run­ning  in the Lay­ton Room from 22 July until 25 Sep­tem­ber 2015. The Foun­da­tion has an unpar­al­leled library of arte­facts and books, which plays an impor­tant role in illus­trat­ing the his­to­ry of print and graph­ic design, as well as the his­to­ry of our cul­ture in gen­er­al. This […]

Letterpress workshops at Smail’s

Robert Smail’s Print­ing Works in Inner­lei­then are run­ning let­ter­press work­shops on Sat­ur­day 7 Novem­ber and Sun­day 8 Novem­ber 2015. Ink, type and imag­i­na­tion are all that’s required! Spaces are lim­it­ed, so book­ing is essen­tial. Please email smails@nts.org.uk or phone 01896 830206 for more infor­ma­tion or to book. Over 14+ only, thanks.

Generous donation to the Trust

The Scot­tish Print­ing Archival Trust has recent­ly received a 5-fig­ure dona­tion to sup­port its work from the well-known Glas­gow print­er, John Wat­son OBE, who recent­ly sold the John Wat­son & Co, spe­cial­is­ing in labels and tube wraps for the drinks indus­try. The com­pa­ny had been in fam­i­ly hands since the 1820s. The Trust is very […]