Trust exhibition opens in Glasgow

The Trust’s exhi­bi­tion on print­ing in Glas­gow, More than just books, is open from today at the Light­house in Glas­gow. It has been organ­ised to mark the 30th anniver­sary of its found­ing in 1988. The exhi­bi­tion will run until 6 Jan­u­ary 2019. For details of open­ing hours, please see the Light­house web­site.

Talk on the oldest existing printers in Scotland

John McGhee will give a talk at 6.15 on Wednes­day 14 Novem­ber at the Mitchell Library in Glas­gow.  Mr Bell and Mr Bain went into part­ner­ship in 1831 as print­ers and type­set­ters in Glas­gow. Bell & Bain is still thriv­ing in the 21st cen­tu­ry. For more details and how to book, see the Glas­gow Life […]

Printing exhibition in Glasgow

An exhi­bi­tion on print­ing in Glas­gow will open on Fri­day 9 Novem­ber 2018 at the Light­house in Glas­gow. The Trust has arranged this exhi­bi­tion, More than just books, as part of the cel­e­bra­tions of its 30th anniver­sary. It will run until 6 Jan­u­ary 2019.

New printing museum in France

The Ate­li­er-Musée Imprimerie (AMI) opened at Malesherbes, 70km south of Paris, at the end of Sep­tem­ber 2018. The 700 objects on dis­play include 150 machines. There are also work­shops for vis­i­tors to try mak­ing paper, or learn paper mar­bling, type com­po­si­tion, print­ing and book­bind­ing

St Bride’s opening in November

St Bride’s Library will be open on Wednes­day 7 Novem­ber and Wednes­day 21 Novem­ber 12 noon – 8pm. The library is open on the first and third Wednes­day of each month. Please 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. There […]

Letterpress course in Dundee

Join John Eas­son of Quar­to Press on 17 Novem­ber to learn the basics of let­ter­press print­ing using authen­tic peri­od press­es and type in the Print Stu­dio at Dundee Con­tem­po­rary Arts. For more details see the Print Stu­dio web­site.

Course on woodblock printing

The Print Stu­dio at Dundee Con­tem­po­rary Arts is run­ning a course on Japan­ese tech­niques of wood­block print­ing over the week­end of 27 & 28 Octo­ber 2018. For more details of the course and how to book, see the Print Stu­dio web­site.

Edinburgh Printmakers courses

Edin­burgh Print­mak­ers are run­ning cours­es on etch­ing, stone lith­o­g­ra­phy and wood engrav­ing. Details of the full range of their cours­es are avail­able through their web­site.

Edinburgh in Print walk fully booked

The Edin­burgh in Print walk for Edinburgh’s Doors Open Day week­end 2018 is now ful­ly booked. There is a wait­ing list, so if you have booked but are unable to attend please email the Sec­re­tary through the Con­tacts page.

St Bride’s opening in October

St Bride’s Library will be open on Wednes­day 3 Octo­ber and Wednes­day 17 Octo­ber 12 noon – 8pm. The library is open on the first and third Wednes­day of each month. Please 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. There […]