Courses at St Brides summer 2019

Cours­es at St Brides Insti­tute in July and August include let­ter­press print­ing on an Adana and how to rebind a paper­back into a hard back book. For full details of all cours­es and events at St Brides see their web­site.

Edinburgh Printmakers summer programme 2019

The sum­mer pro­gramme for Edin­burgh Print­mak­ers, now in their new home at Cas­tle Mills, includes cours­es in lith­o­g­ra­phy, etch­ing and relief print­ing tech­niques. For more details of dates and costs see their web­site.

Exhibition at Merchiston Campus Library

Part of the Trust’s exhi­bi­tion on the her­itage of the print­ing indus­try in Scot­land is now on dis­play in the library at Edin­burgh Napi­er University’s Mer­chis­ton Cam­pus. The dis­play fea­tures images from the Edward Clark Col­lec­tion which con­sists of around 5,000 items illus­trat­ing the devel­op­ment of the book from the 15th cen­tu­ry.

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.

St Bride’s Library opening times in July 2019

St Bride’s Library will be open on Wednes­day 3 July and Wednes­day 17 July 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 […]

Display in the Mitchell Library

The Trust’s dis­play on the Glas­gow print­ing indus­try is cur­rent­ly on show at the Mitchell Library in Glas­gow, along­side an exhi­bi­tion of items from the library’s own col­lec­tions.

Talk on the Glasgow Printing Industry

On Thurs­day 20 June 2019 the Trust’s Hon­orary Sec­re­tary, Helen Williams, is giv­ing a talk to coin­cide with the Mak­ing your mark dis­play at the Mitchell Library in Glas­gow. She will talk about Glasgow’s print­ing indus­try high­light­ing the role of ‘every­day print’ and its rela­tion­ship with writ­ing. For more details see the Mitchell Library’s web­site.

St Bride’s opening times for June 2019

St Bride’s Library will be open on Wednes­day 5 June and Wednes­day 19 June 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 […]

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.

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.