Exhibition in Dundee

A free exhi­bi­tion opens on 2 July 2022 at the V & A Dundee, Sin­cere­ly, Valen­tines – From Post­cards to Greet­ings Cards tells the sto­ry of Valen­tines, found­ed in Dundee in 1825 and quick­ly becom­ing one of Dundee’s largest employ­ers. The exhi­bi­tion fea­tures pho­tographs, his­toric post­cards, pro­mo­tion­al com­pa­ny mag­a­zines, book­lets and greet­ings cards from the […]

New use for Dundee print works

Accord­ing to the Scots­man, the plan­ning process is under­way to trans­form D C Thom­son’s for­mer print works build­ing in Dun­dee’s Guthrie Street into a new hub for the cre­ative indus­tries. The inau­gur­al Dundee Design Fes­ti­val took place there last year. The long-term aim is to pro­vide a new home for exhi­bi­tions and per­for­mance, as well […]

Dundee printing works to be used for design festival

The for­mer print­ing works in Guthrie Street, Dundee, where DC Thom­son pro­duced Oor Wul­lie and The Broons. annu­als, is to be the venue for the first Dundee Design Fes­ti­val. The Fes­ti­val will take place over four days in May this year in the for­mer print­works, which was last used in 2010. The You can read the […]

Dundee Printers in World War I

The Nation­al Library of Scot­land has added a num­ber of World War I ‘rolls of hon­our’ to their dig­i­tal gallery. Among them is the Roll of hon­our of Cax­ton House Print­ing Office, Dundee, pub­lished in 1920. The book includes details of the print­ing career and war expe­ri­ences of employ­ees, and in some cas­es there are also […]