Archives for 2016

Christmas shopping at Edinburgh Printmakers

Edin­burgh Print­mak­ers wel­comes shop­pers into their gallery and shop space for a Christ­mas shop­pers week­end of bar­gains, this week­end, 17 and 18 Decem­ber. Dis­cov­er­ing beau­ti­ful hand­made prints made in the stu­dio as well as tex­tiles, jew­ellery and an array of stock­ing fillers. Staff will be on hand to sup­ply warm­ing Christ­mas treats and there will […]

Late night opening at Edinburgh Printmakers’ shop

For all  late-night shop­pers out there, the shop at Edin­burgh Print­mak­ers gallery will be open until 8pm every Thurs­day night in Decem­ber, sell­ing a rich array of prints, cards, jew­ellery and oth­er good­ies. The gallery and shop is also open 10am to 6pm Tues­day to Sat­ur­day.

Christmas shop open at Smail’s

The Christ­mas shop at Robert Smail’s Print­ing Works in Inner­lei­then is open until 23 Decem­ber on Mon­days, Thurs­days, Fri­days and Sat­ur­days from 10am till 4pm. It stocks a wide range of items, includ­ing an exclu­sive range of let­ter­press sta­tionery pro­duced on the premis­es. All sales from the shop help to fund vital con­ser­va­tion work at […]

Edinburgh Printmakers’ Open Day

Edin­burgh Print­mak­er’s are hold­ing an Open Day between 11am and 5pm on Sat­ur­day 19 Novem­ber. There are hands-on activ­i­ties for all the fam­i­ly, includ­ing print­mak­ing work­shops and demon­stra­tions, and stu­dio tours of the old­est open-access print­mak­ing stu­dio in the UK. Entry free. For more details and how to find the stu­dio see the Edin­burgh Print­mak­ers’ […]

National Trust for Scotland Assembly

The Nation­al Trust for Scot­land’s East­ern Scot­land Region­al Group have put togeth­er an event called Dig deep into your her­itage: con­ser­va­tion and con­ver­sa­tion, to be held on Sat­ur­day 19 Novem­ber at the Nation­al Min­ing Muse­um, New­ton­grange, Dalkei­th EH22 4QN.  The event, which runs from 10–12.45pm, is free, and the pro­gramme includes talks on archae­ol­o­gy and […]

Artists’ Book Fair this weekend

If you’re in Man­ches­ter this week­end, the Man­ches­ter Artists’ Book Fair is tak­ing place in the old Fire Sta­tion build­ing on Lon­don Road, near Man­ches­ter Pic­cadil­ly sta­tion. It will be open from 10–4 on both Sat­ur­day 15th and Sun­day 16th Octo­ber. There will be print­ing and book art work­shops. For more details see their web­site.

Oxford Guild of Printers Wayzegoose

On Sat­ur­day 22 Octo­ber 2016, the Oxford Guild of Print­ers is hold­ing a Wayze­goose at Oxford Brookes Uni­ver­si­ty from 10am to 4pm. Entry is free, and there will be more than 35 exhibitors. For more infor­ma­tion see the Oxford Guild of Print­ers web­site.

Typography and design lecture

Gen Har­ri­son, Com­pos­i­tor and Prop­er­ty Man­ag­er at Robert Smail’s Print­ing Works, will take the audi­ence through the qual­i­ties and quirks of typog­ra­phy and graph­ic design before the days of desk top pub­lish­ing. Any­one who is thrilled by the use of a good type­face or appre­ci­ates graph­ic design as an art form will enjoy this fas­ci­nat­ing […]

Introduction to letterpress at DCA

On Sat­ur­day 22 Octo­ber there’s an oppor­tu­ni­ty to learn the basics of let­ter­press print­ing in a ses­sion led by John Eas­son of Quar­to Press. The event lasts from 10–6 at Dundee Con­tem­po­rary Arts print stu­dio. Book­ing essen­tial — see their web­site for details of how to book.  

Edinburgh in Print fully booked!

The free guid­ed walks in Edin­burgh’s Old Town, run as part of Edin­burgh’s Doors Open Day pro­gramme on the week­end of 24–25 Sep­tem­ber 2016 have proved real­ly pop­u­lar and are now ful­ly booked.