St Bride’s Wayzegoose

St Bride’s annu­al Wayze­goose for 2019 is on Sat­ur­day 19 May 11am-4pm. Demon­stra­tions, exhi­bi­tions, meet oth­er print­ers, buy and sell let­ter­press equip­ment. For details of all the events and cours­es at the St Bride’s Foun­da­tion, see their web­site.

Talk on printing in Edinburgh

The Trust’s Hon­orary Sec­re­tary, Helen Williams is giv­ing a talk on the print­ing indus­try in Edinburgh’s Old Town at Gladstone’s Land in the Lawn­mar­ket on Thurs­day 4 July. For more details, and how to book see the Nation­al Trust for Scotland’s web­site.

Etching courses at Glasgow Print Studio

Glas­gow Print Stu­dio are run­ning cours­es on etch­ing for prac­ti­tion­ers at begin­ner and inter­me­di­ate lev­el in May and June 2019. For full details of times/dates, costs and how to book, see the brochure on their web­site.

St Bride’s Library opening in May 2019

St Bride’s Library will be open on Wednes­day 1 May and Wednes­day 15 May from 12 noon – 8pm. Email in advance (library@sbf.org.uk) 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 […]

Conference on post-war printing

Paper pro­pos­als are invit­ed for an inter­dis­ci­pli­nary con­fer­ence, to be held at Oxford on 10–11 Octo­ber 2019, on post-war print­ing — cov­er­ing all aspects of 20th-cen­­tu­ry bib­li­og­ra­phy, print­ing his­to­ry, typo­graph­ic his­to­ry, print cul­ture, social and eco­nom­ic his­to­ry. For full details and how to sub­mit a pro­pos­al — dead­line 19 April 2019 — see the web­site […]

Edinburgh Printmakers summer school brochure

Edin­burgh Print­mak­ers re-open in their new home at the end of April. Their Sum­mer school brochure is avail­able online — includ­ing cours­es on etch­ing and stone lith­o­g­ra­phy. For full details of all their cours­es see their web­site.

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 (library@sbf.org.uk) 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 […]

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 […]