Doors Open Day at Quarto Press

The Quar­to Press, Beech Hill Road, Coupar Angus, will be open for the Perth and Kin­ross Doors Open Days this year. You will be able to see a range of press­es as well as type-cast­ing machines, and there will be demon­stra­tions of work­ing machines and the oppor­tu­ni­ty to have a go. Open 10–16-.30 on Sat­ur­day […]

Edinburgh Printmakers open for Doors Open Day

Edin­burgh Print­mak­ers will open on Sat­ur­day 24 Sep­tem­ber from 11–6 for Edin­burgh’s Doors Open Day. There will be guid­ed tours and stu­dio demos through­out the day. This is a great oppor­tu­ni­ty to learn more about the his­to­ry of the Union Street wash­house whilst see­ing behind the scenes at Edin­burgh’s busiest print stu­dio. For full details […]

Doors open at the Quarto Press

The Quar­to Press at Coupar Angus will be open on Sat­ur­day 26th and Sun­day 27th Sep­tem­ber this year for Doors Open Day, from 10am until 4.30pm (last admis­sion 4pm). The Quar­to Press has a range of machines (includ­ing type-cast­ing machines) and gad­gets to illus­trate bygone print­ing meth­ods and process­es used in the indus­try from its […]

Doors Open at Edinburgh Printmakers

Edin­burgh Print­mak­ers will be open to vis­i­tors from 10am-6pm on both Sat­ur­day 26 and Sun­day 27 Sep­tem­ber 2015. Locat­ed on Union Street, the build­ing was orig­i­nal­ly a wash­house for the local com­mu­ni­ty, and many of the orig­i­nal fea­tures, includ­ing the impres­sive red brick chim­ney, remain. A fan­tas­tic oppor­tu­ni­ty to see behind the scenes at Scot­land’s […]

Doors open at Pen-y-Coe Press in Penicuik

In the mid 1960’s, the Pen-y-Coe Press moved into the town’s for­mer Post Office at No 7 Bridge Street. Aspects of the Edwar­dian Post Office remain, includ­ing devices that allowed the police­man on his night-time beat to check for bur­glars. Vis­i­tors will be able to see the small muse­um gallery, with dis­plays illus­trat­ing the devel­op­ment of hand-made […]

Doors open’ at printing offices in September

The Pen-y-Coe Press, Bridge Street, Penicuik, EH26 8LL will be open on Sat­ur­day 13th Sep­tem­ber for Mid­loth­i­an’s Doors Open Day. Vis­i­tors can look behind the scenes at a local busi­ness (the Pen-y-Coe Press oper­at­ed here for 60 years), and try their hand at mak­ing a sheet of paper. Full details are on the Mid­loth­i­an sec­tion […]