Archives for February 2016

Dundee printing works to be used for design festival

The for­mer print­ing works in Guthrie Street, Dundee, where DC Thom­son pro­duced Oor Wul­lie and The Broons. annu­als, is to be the venue for the first Dundee Design Fes­ti­val. The Fes­ti­val will take place over four days in May this year in the for­mer print­works, which was last used in 2010. The You can read the […]

Introduction to Woodcut: course in Glasgow

Glas­gow Print Stu­dio are run­ning a course on 12–13 March 2016 on one of the old­est forms of print­mak­ing. The Intro­duc­tion to Wood­cut course is suit­able for begin­ners and those who wish to refresh their skills. For full details of times and costs, see the stu­dio’s website. 

Words on the Street

This week sees a cel­e­bra­tion of Edin­burgh’s long-term love affair with books and lit­er­a­ture, with a vis­it from film­mak­er Ter­ry Gilliam who will unveil a 10-metre long illu­mi­nat­ed quo­ta­tion inspired by Miguel de Cer­vantes’ Don Quixote on Jef­frey Street to high­light his love for this clas­sic book. The illu­mi­nat­ed art instal­la­tion will be vis­i­ble for […]

BPS 2016 convention

The British Print­ing Soci­ety’s Annu­al Con­ven­tion, held togeth­er with the Soci­ety’s AGM, is the high­light of the year’s activ­i­ties. The 2016 Con­ven­tion is organ­ised by Maid­en­head Branch and will take place at the Bris­­tol-Fil­­ton Hol­i­day lnn, just five miles north-east of the city of Bris­tol on 8–10 April 2016. Activ­i­ties dur­ing the week­end include talks and […]