Print Networks Call for Papers

The 2020 Print Net­works / CPHC Con­fer­ence will take place in Apple­­by-in-West­­­more­­land, on the edge of Wainwright’s Lake­land Fells and will take as its theme ‘print­ing for tourists’  — tick­ets, notices, leaflets, labels, fold­ers, bill­heads and oth­er throw­aways, along­side books both phys­i­cal and vir­tu­al, that have come to rep­re­sent tourists and tourism across the ages. […]

Talk on map printing by prisoners of war

Mark Evans and Ken Burn­ley are talk­ing about The Brunswick Prison Camp Map Print­ers at St Bride’s Insti­tute in Lon­don on 3 Decem­ber 2019. They will describe how a clan­des­tine press was made and run in a Ger­man pris­on­er of war camp (Oflag-79) in order to pro­duce escape maps, towards the end of the sec­ond […]

St Bride’s Library opening in December

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

Residential letterpress and bookbinding courses

The Grange, near Ellesmere in Shrop­shire, offers a range of res­i­den­tial cours­es that fol­low the cre­ation of a tra­di­tion­al book right through from print­ing to fin­ished illus­trat­ed book — let­ter­press print­ing cours­es, book­bind­ing cours­es, and paper mar­bling cours­es. For details of the cours­es run­ning in 2020, and how to book, see their web­site.

Etching course in Dumfries

An Etch­ing Refresh­er course will run at the Grace­field Arts Cen­tre in Dum­fries on Novem­ber 30 2019. The work­shop is for peo­ple who wish to refresh their skills, or have com­plet­ed an intro­duc­to­ry course. For more details and how to book see the Grace­field web­site — book­ing is essen­tial by 20 Novem­ber 2019.

November opening at St Bride’s Library

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

Course in Inverness

The High­land Print Stu­dio in Inver­ness are run­ning an inter­me­di­ate course on Relief Print­ing  over six evenings, start­ing on Thurs­day 31 Octo­ber. For more details and how to book see the Class­es page of the stu­dio’s web­site.

Talk at St Bride’s on Emery Walker

Simon Lox­ley is giv­ing a talk on Tues­day 29 Octo­ber 2019 at St Bride’s Insti­tute in Lon­don enti­tled In Search of Emery Walk­er, look­ing at Walk­er’s place in the Pri­vate Press Move­ment. Full details and how to book are on the St Bride’s Foun­da­tion web­site.

Letterpress workshops at Robert Smail’s

Robert Smail’s Print­ing Works at Inner­lei­then are run­ning let­ter­press work­shops again this autumn, for both begin­ners and and for peo­ple with a bit more expe­ri­ence. They are tak­ing place on the week­ends of 2/3, 9/10 and 16/17 Novem­ber 2019. For more details of prices and how to book see Smail’s Face­book page, email smails@nts.org.uk or […]

Courses at Edinburgh Printmakers

Edin­burgh Print­mak­ers are run­ning cours­es on etch­ing and stone lith­o­g­ra­phy this autumn at their new home on Dundee Street. For full details of all cours­es and how to book a place, see their web­site.