Archives for March 2019

Robert Smail’s re-opens for 2019

The Nation­al Trust for Scot­land’s print­ing works, Robert Smail’s in Inner­lei­then, re-opens for the sea­son on Mon­day 1 April. For full details of open­ing hours for this sea­son, and how to get there, see their website.

Courses this spring at Dundee Contemporary Arts

Cours­es com­ing up soon at Dundee Con­tem­po­rary Arts include Etch­ing and Screen-print­­ing. If you are not sure what to try, there are free tours of the stu­dio on Thurs­days and Sat­ur­days until the end of April. Book­ing is essen­tial. Full details of all cours­es and events, and how to book, are on the website.

St Brides Library opening hours in April

St Bride’s Library will be open on Wednes­day 3 April and Wednes­day 17 April from 12 noon – 8pm. Email in advance ( to let the library know that you intend to vis­it as space in the Read­ing Room is lim­it­ed. Check the online cat­a­logue and email a list of titles you wish to see at […]

Technologies of print in Asia

A con­fer­ence on the his­to­ry of print­ing tech­nolo­gies in South and South­east Asian print­ing his­to­ry has been announced, to be held at the Roy­al Asi­at­ic Soci­ety in Lon­don, on Tues­day 26 March 2019. The con­fer­ence will focus on mate­ri­als, process­es, prac­tices, as well as on labour­ers, tin­ker­ers, entre­pre­neurs and oth­er indi­vid­u­als in the his­to­ry of […]