Printing Charity’s Rising Star Awards

The Print­ing Char­i­ty are on the look­out for Ris­ing Stars, and want to hear from peo­ple aged 18–30 and work­ing in the print, paper, pack­ag­ing, jour­nal­ism, pub­lish­ing, or graph­ics sec­tor. You can receive fund­ing of up to £1500 towards train­ing to devel­op your skills and reach your career goals. There more details about the awards […]

Booking open for Print Networks 2022

Book­ing is open for the 2022 Print Net­works con­fer­ence in Apple­­by-in-West­­­mor­­land on 26–27 April 2022: the theme is Around the text. The con­fer­ence details and link to book­ing on the web­site of the Cen­tre for Print­ing His­to­ry and Culture.

Edinburgh Printmakers open day

Edin­burgh Print­mak­ers is par­tic­i­pat­ing in Scot­land’s Work­shops Week with an Open Day on Sat­ur­day 9th April from 11am-4pm. Activ­i­ties will include print­mak­ing work­shops, talks and print­mak­ing demon­stra­tions. All events and talks will be book­able in advance from Wednes­day 30 March. For more details see the Edin­burgh Print­mak­ers’ website. 

Robert Smail’s opening for 2022

Robert Smail’s Print­ing Works reopens on Fri­day 1 April for the 2022 sea­son. Spaces are lim­it­ed and access to the print­ing works is by pre-booked time slots only. For more details and how to book, see Smail’s page on the Nation­al Trust for Scot­land’s website. 

Printing Historical Society grants

The Print­ing His­tor­i­cal Soci­ety research grants pro­gramme is open for appli­ca­tions: dead­line 31 March 2022. For more infor­ma­tion see the Print­ing His­tor­i­cal Soci­ety website.

Letterpress workshops at Robert Smail’s

Spend the day with expert staff at Robert Smail’s Print­ing Works for a one-day work­shop in Scot­land’s old­est con­tin­u­al­ly oper­a­tional let­ter­press print­ers. Cre­ate let­ter­press art­work, poster, post­card, or greet­ings card up to A3 size. For all lev­els of abil­i­ty from the age of 14 up. For more details, and how to book see event website.

Typographic Surprises! online event

The lat­est online event in the Typo­graph­ic Sur­pris­es! series takes place via Zoom on 17 Feb­ru­ary 2022  at 6.30. Tim Pye will speak about ‘Print­ing Rem­nants in the Nation­al Trust’ and Edward Pot­ten will speak about ‘Dat­ing the Rylands Apoc­a­lypse Wood­block’. Join­ing is free, but book­ing is required. More details and a link to booking […]

February course at St Brides

St Bride’s Foun­da­tion are run­ning a one day cours­es on using an Adana plat­en press, includ­ing hand type­set­ting and print­ing, as well as prac­ti­cal points regard­ing main­te­nance of the press, work­shop man­age­ment and what to look out for when pur­chas­ing equip­ment. It is run­ning on 23 Feb­ru­ary. More details of the course and how to […]

Printing workshop at Glasgow Press

Join Glas­gow Press on 10 Feb­ru­ary for a let­ter­press work­shop, where you can cre­ate a poster using their antique Columbian and Van­der­cook print­ing press­es. For more details and how to book vis­it the What’s on Glas­gow site.

St Brides Library is closed in February

The read­ing room at St Brides Library will be closed to read­ers dur­ing Feb­ru­ary 2022. The Librar­i­an will still be avail­able to answer queries:  email library@sbf.org.uk.