Archives for September 2015

Edinburgh Printmakers plan for new premises

Edin­burgh Print­mak­ers, who have been based in Union Street for many years, are cur­rent­ly fundrais­ing in sup­port of their move to the for­mer head­quar­ters build­ing of the North British Rub­ber Co in Dundee Street, Edin­burgh. Full details of the project and how to con­tribute are on the Cap­i­tal Project page of their website.

Doors open at the Quarto Press

The Quar­to Press at Coupar Angus will be open on Sat­ur­day 26th and Sun­day 27th Sep­tem­ber this year for Doors Open Day, from 10am until 4.30pm (last admis­sion 4pm). The Quar­to Press has a range of machines (includ­ing type-cast­ing machines) and gad­gets to illus­trate bygone print­ing meth­ods and process­es used in the indus­try from its earliest […]

Doors Open at Edinburgh Printmakers

Edin­burgh Print­mak­ers will be open to vis­i­tors from 10am-6pm on both Sat­ur­day 26 and Sun­day 27 Sep­tem­ber 2015. Locat­ed on Union Street, the build­ing was orig­i­nal­ly a wash­house for the local com­mu­ni­ty, and many of the orig­i­nal fea­tures, includ­ing the impres­sive red brick chim­ney, remain. A fan­tas­tic oppor­tu­ni­ty to see behind the scenes at Scot­land’s busiest […]

Doors open at Pen-y-Coe Press in Penicuik

In the mid 1960’s, the Pen-y-Coe Press moved into the town’s for­mer Post Office at No 7 Bridge Street. Aspects of the Edwar­dian Post Office remain, includ­ing devices that allowed the police­man on his night-time beat to check for bur­glars. Vis­i­tors will be able to see the small muse­um gallery, with dis­plays illus­trat­ing the devel­op­ment of hand-made […]

Courses at Edinburgh Printmakers this autumn

Edin­burgh Print­mak­ers are putting on cours­es on etch­ing, lith­o­g­ra­phy and relief print­ing this autumn. There’s a mix­ture of evening class­es, work­shops and week­end class­es. For full details see their website.

Workshop at the Museum of Edinburgh

Use leaves, pine cones, twigs and oth­er nat­ur­al objects to make some stun­ning prints inspired by autumn at the Print­ing Nature Fam­i­ly Work­shop at the Muse­um of Edin­burgh on Fri­day 16 Octo­ber 2015, from 2.30–4pm. You’ll have the chance to mount your favourite print, so you can either hang it on your wall or give […]

Letterpress workshops sold out

The let­ter­press work­shops run­ning at Robert Smail’s Print­ing Works in Inner­lei­then on Sat­ur­day 7 and Sun­day 8 Novem­ber 2015 has sold out.