Talk on the origins of the Adana press

Adana was found­ed in 1922 and still trad­ing today as part of the Caslon group of com­pa­nies. Bob Richard­son will give a talk (in per­son at St Bride Foun­da­tion & online) enti­tled Print Pound Notes! Cel­e­brat­ing 100 years of Adana on 31 Jan­u­ary 2023.  For more details and how to book see the St Bride […]

Etching courses at Edinburgh Printmakers

Edin­burgh Print­mak­ers are run­ning week­end cours­es on etch­ing tech­niques at the begin­ning of Feb­ru­ary and the begin­ning of March. For more details and how to book, see their website.

H Bernulf Clegg

The Trustees would like to offer its con­do­lences to the fam­i­ly and friends of Bernulf Clegg, a long-stand­ing Trustee and an active sup­port­er of the Trust from its ear­li­est days, who died just before Christ­mas 2022. He also served as the Trust’s 2nd Hon­orary Sec­re­tary. It was his ded­i­ca­tion and deter­mi­na­tion that drove the project to […]

Etching courses at Glasgow Print Studio

Glas­gow Print Stu­dio is run­ning evening and week­end cours­es on etch­ing, suit­able for begin­ners and also as a refresh­er course, start­ing in Jan­u­ary 2023. For more details and how to book see the Stu­dio’s website.

Exhibition in Dundee

The free exhi­bi­tion at the V & A in Dundee is con­tin­u­ing until May 2023. Sin­cere­ly, Valen­tines – From Post­cards to Greet­ings Cards tells the sto­ry of one of Scotland’s pio­neer­ing com­mer­cial pho­tog­ra­phers, estab­lished in 1825 in Dundee. Valen­tines cap­i­talised on rapid devel­op­ments in pho­tog­ra­phy, print­ing and tourism in the ear­ly 20th cen­tu­ry and became […]

Beatrice Warde Lecture 2022

The 2022 Beat­rice Warde Memo­r­i­al Lec­ture take place on 10 Novem­ber. It will be a cel­e­bra­tion of Beatrice’s life and work by Nico­las Bark­er, who met her in the late 1940s. For more details and how to book a place (in-per­­son or online) see the St Bride’s Foun­da­tion website. 

Relief printmaking course at Edinburgh Printmakers

Edin­burgh Print­mak­ers are run­ning cours­es on relief print-mak­ing from 10 Novem­ber, tak­ing place over a series of six weeks. For more details and infor­ma­tion on how to book, see the EP website.

Typographic Surprise event in October

On Thurs­day 20 Octo­ber 2022, the Trust’s Sec­re­tary, Helen Williams, is giv­ing an online talk on Edin­burgh in Print in the Typo­graph­ic Sur­pris­es! series organ­ised by the Print­ing His­tor­i­cal Soci­ety. This event is free and online but book­ing is required through this link.

Adana workshops at St Brides

St Brides Foun­da­tion is hold­ing one-day work­shops on print­ing with an Adana press: details of dates and how to book are on their website.

Printing Historical Society website relaunched

The Print­ing His­tor­i­cal Soci­ety has updat­ed its web­site and the new ver­sion has just been released.