Tour the Dundee Print Studio

The Print Stu­dio at Dundee Con­tem­po­rary Arts runs reg­u­lar tours on Thurs­days and Sat­ur­days. They are a per­fect pre­cur­sor to doing a course or becom­ing a reg­is­tered user — or for any­one who has always won­dered what hap­pens in the stu­dio. DCA Print Stu­dio hous­es every­thing from a Vic­to­ri­an relief press to 3D print­ers and […]

St Bride’s Library opening in February

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

Conference on printed ephemera

Paper pro­pos­als for a con­fer­ence on Dregs, dross and debris: the art of tran­sient print, 9–10 July, 2019 at Liv­er­pool John Moores Uni­ver­si­ty should be sub­mit­ted by 31 Jan­u­ary 2019. Con­tri­bu­tions on all peri­ods of print from ear­ly mod­ern to the present are wel­come. For full details of the con­fer­ence and con­tact details see the […]

Courses for 2019 at the Glasgow Print Studio

Glas­gow Print Stu­dio are run­ning cours­es on a range of tech­niques includ­ing etch­ing, mez­zotint and wood­cut tech­niques in 2019, aimed at both begin­ners and more expe­ri­enced prac­ti­tion­ers. For details of all cours­es and how to book, see their web­site.

Edinburgh Printmakers on the move

Edin­burgh Print­mak­ers are now closed until the end of April 2019 as they move to new home. For more details of their plans see their web­site. At the moment you can pur­chase items from their shop or book 2019 cours­es online, such as the intro­duc­to­ry Etch­ing course on the last week­end of April. To make […]

Printing exhibition in Glasgow

The Trust’s exhi­bi­tion on the his­to­ry of print­ing has been extend­ed and will run for anoth­er week at the Light­house in Glas­gow (until 11 Jan­u­ary 2019). More than just books, high­lights the range and vari­ety of the print­ing indus­try in Glas­gow, and was organ­ised as part of the Trust’s cel­e­bra­tions of its 30th anniver­sary in […]

St Bride’s opening in January 2019

St Bride’s Library will be open on Wednes­day 9 Jan­u­ary, Wednes­day 16 Jan­u­ary and Wednes­day 23 Jan­u­ary 12 noon – 8pm. The library is usu­al­ly 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 […]

Course in mezzotint at Glasgow Print Studio

Glas­gow Print Stu­dio are run­ning an evening course on mez­zotint in Jan­u­ary and Feb­ru­ary 2019. For more details and how to book see the studio’s web­site.

Read about roving printers

A sum­ma­ry of Prof David Finkelstein’s book on Mov­able types — print­ers who moved through­out the world in the nine­teenth cen­tu­ry — is avail­able as part of the Oxford Research Ency­clopae­dias series online. The main text is behind a pay­wall — or you can buy your own copy.

Printing workshops at St Bride’s

If you are in Lon­don, you can try out new print­ing and relat­ed skills. St Bride’s are run­ning cours­es on hand com­po­si­tion, wood engrav­ing, and how to ‘Rebind a paper­back’. For more details of dates and how to book see the St Bride’s web­site.