Autumn 2018 courses at Edinburgh Printmakers

Details of this autumn’s cours­es in print­mak­ing tech­niques such as etch­ing and lith­o­g­ra­phy at Edin­burgh Print­mak­ers are now avail­able for book­ing. There are intro­duc­to­ry ses­sions as well as week­end and evening class­es See their web­site for more details.

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

HarperCollins celebrating 200 years

Harper­Collins have launched a web­site cel­e­brat­ing 200 years of the busi­ness. The illus­trat­ed web­site includes sec­tions on its print­ing his­to­ry in Scot­land (William Collins of Glas­gow and Thomas Nel­sons of Edin­burgh) as well as the print­ing his­to­ry of Harpers in New York. Explore the web­site at: 200 years of Harper­Collins pub­lish­ers.