Archives for April 2016

June’s event in Edinburgh

A reminder that the Trust is spon­sor­ing a joint event in asso­ci­a­tion with the Scot­tish Local His­to­ry Forum. Walk & talk — Edin­burgh Print Trail, is based at the Quak­er Meet­ing House, 7 Vic­to­ria Ter­race, Edin­burgh EH1 2JL, and takes place on Thurs­day 9 June. Book­ings can be made through the Forum’s web­site or by […]

St Bride’s Library re-opens

St Bride Library has re-opened to the pub­lic from 6th April, and will be open on the first Wednes­day of every month there­after from 10 am to 8 pm. Because space in the Read­ing Room is lim­it­ed and some stock is cur­rent­ly inac­ces­si­ble, in order to avoid the pos­si­bil­i­ty of a wast­ed jour­ney please email […]

Just My Type!

Drop in to St. Ronan’s Wells Vis­i­tor Cen­tre on Sat­ur­day 16 April 2016. You will have a chance to view the exhi­bi­tion cel­e­brat­ing 150 years of Robert Smail’s Print­ing Works and print your own sou­venir keep­sake using orig­i­nal type­set­ting and print­ing tech­niques! This is a free event, and no book­ing is required. For more infor­ma­tion, […]

Lunchtime talks at Comic Invention

There will be a series of free lunchtime talks in asso­ca­tion with the Com­ic Inven­tion exhi­bi­tion, cur­rent­ly under­way at the Hunter­ian Art Gallery at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Glas­gow. Top­ics will include a Com­ic Inven­tion overview with exhi­bi­tion cura­tor Pro­fes­sor Lau­rence Grove, Hog­a­rth and the Com­ic Strip with exhi­bi­tion cura­tor Peter Black and Colon­na Hynero­tomachia with […]

Display of letterpress posters

The Nation­al Library of Scot­land is host­ing a dis­play of lim­it­ed edi­tion let­ter­press posters from 1 April to 2 May at their build­ing on George IV Bridge. The posters have been designed by graph­ic design stu­dents at Edin­burgh Napi­er Uni­ver­si­ty, where print­ing was taught for more than 40 years. The posters have been inspired by […]