Registration open for conference on ‘Women in print’

The Women in print con­fer­ence is to be held on 13 and 14 Sep­tem­ber 2018 at Win­ter­bourne House and Gar­den, in Edg­bas­ton, Birm­ing­ham. This inter­dis­ci­pli­nary con­fer­ence seeks to recov­er the lives, work and impact of women who have been active in all aspects of print­ing and print cul­ture, and to assess those con­tri­bu­tions that may […]

Glasgow in Print exhibition

The open­ing night of the Glas­gow in Print exhi­bi­tion is on Thurs­day 2nd August, 6–8pm. The exhi­bi­tion runs fomr August 3rd — Sep­tem­ber 30th 2018. More details on the Glas­gow Print Stu­dio web­site.

St Bride’s Library opening times in August

St Bride’s Library will be open on Wednes­day 1 August and Wednes­day 15 August 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 […]

Scottish fine bindings viewable online

The Nation­al Library of Scot­land have made dig­i­tal images of 42 vol­umes of ‘The British Poets’ series, pub­lished in Edin­burgh in 1773. The set con­tains a selec­tion of key works by British poets writ­ten in the 17th and 18th cen­turies, and was bound by James Scott of Edin­burgh. Scott was one of the finest book­binders […]

Bookbinding Competition 2018

The Nation­al Library of Scot­land’s Eliz­a­beth Soutar Book­bind­ing Com­pe­ti­tion is open for entries. It aims to encour­age the prac­tice and devel­op­ment of cre­ative and craft bind­ing skills. For more details see the Nation­al Library of Scotland’s web­site. This year’s clos­ing date is 5 Novem­ber 2018.

St Bride’s opening in July

St Bride’s Library will be open on Wednes­day 4 July and Wednes­day 18 July 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 […]

Edinburgh Printmakers summer school

The Edin­burgh Print­mak­ers sum­mer school brochure is now avail­able. The top­ics include stone lith­o­g­ra­phy and relief print­ing. For more infor­ma­tion and details of how to book see the Edin­burgh Print­mak­ers web­site.

Edinburgh Printmakers at the Canal Festival

Meet Edin­burgh Print­mak­ers at the Edin­burgh Canal Fes­ti­val on Sat­ur­day 16 June 2018. More details about time and place (and the raft races) are on the Fes­ti­val web­site.

Learn woodcut techniques at Highland Print Studio

Learn to cre­ate a two-colour print from a wood block on the week­end course on 23–24 June 2018. Try a range of cut­ting and tex­­ture-mak­ing tech­niques using a vari­ety of gouges and oth­er tools. The course runs from 10am-4pm each day, and spaces are lim­it­ed to six each class. For more infor­ma­tion and how to […]

St Bride’s opening in June

St Bride’s Library will be open on Wednes­day 6 June and Wednes­day 20 May 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 […]