Edinburgh Printmakers open day

Edin­burgh Print­mak­ers is par­tic­i­pat­ing in Scot­land’s Work­shops Week with an Open Day on Sat­ur­day 9th April from 11am-4pm. Activ­i­ties will include print­mak­ing work­shops, talks and print­mak­ing demon­stra­tions. All events and talks will be book­able in advance from Wednes­day 30 March. For more details see the Edin­burgh Print­mak­ers’ website. 

Exhibition at Merchiston Campus Library

Part of the Trust’s exhi­bi­tion on the her­itage of the print­ing indus­try in Scot­land is now on dis­play in the library at Edin­burgh Napi­er Uni­ver­si­ty’s Mer­chis­ton Cam­pus. The dis­play fea­tures images from the Edward Clark Col­lec­tion which con­sists of around 5,000 items illus­trat­ing the devel­op­ment of the book from the 15th century.

Talk on printing in Edinburgh

The Trust’s Hon­orary Sec­re­tary, Helen Williams is giv­ing a talk on the print­ing indus­try in Edin­burgh’s Old Town at Glad­stone’s Land in the Lawn­mar­ket on Thurs­day 4 July. For more details, and how to book see the Nation­al Trust for Scot­land’s website.

Edinburgh in Print walk fully booked

The Edin­burgh in Print walk for Edin­burgh’s Doors Open Day week­end 2018 is now ful­ly booked. There is a wait­ing list, so if you have booked but are unable to attend please email the Sec­re­tary through the Con­tacts page.

Edinburgh in Print — places available.

There are still some places left on the Edin­burgh in Print walk at 10.30 on Sat­ur­day 29 Sep­tem­ber. If you would like a place, email the Sec­re­tary through the Con­tacts page. The accom­pa­ny­ing leaflet is also avail­able through our online shop. This event is organ­ised as part of Edin­burgh’s Doors Open Day week­end 2018.

Display on the history of the Scotsman

There is a dis­play fol­low­ing the his­to­ry of the Scots­man at the Nation­al Library of Scot­land’s George IV Bridge build­ing in Edin­burgh. From 18 Jan­u­ary to Sun­day 8 April 2018 the library’s  trea­sures dis­play on The Scots­man: 200 years of a Scot­tish news­pa­per will tell the sto­ry of The Scots­man. It will show how the […]

Museum on the Mound to close

It has been announced that the Muse­um on the Mound in Edin­burgh is to close at the end of 2017. As well as the dis­plays of safe-crack­­ing and a mil­lion pounds, there is a unique dis­play of the vary­ing types of print­ing plates used to pro­duce ban­knotes and the mea­sures tak­en to defeat forg­ers over […]

Edinburgh in Print walks fully booked

This year’s Edin­burgh in Print guid­ed walks for Doors Open Day, which will look the New Town’s links to the print­ing indus­try, and­some of the traces that can still be seen, are now ful­ly booked. Future walks will be announced on this web­site and on Twit­ter — @PrintScot

Edinburgh in Print guided walks

On Sat­ur­day 23 Sep­tem­ber and Sun­day 24 Sep­tem­ber there will be Edin­burgh in Print guid­ed walks. As this year marks the 250th anniver­sary of the devel­op­ment of Edin­burgh’s New Town, the walks will high­light the New Town’s links to the print­ing indus­try, and look at some of the traces that can still be seen. Booking […]

Douglas Foulis

Dou­glas Foulis, of the long-estab­lished pub­lish­ing and bind­ing firm of Hunter & Foulis, died in Decem­ber 2016 at the age of 90. As well as work­ing int he indus­try, he was involved in the work of the Soci­ety of Mas­ter Print­ers’ of Scot­land. Obit­u­ar­ies of him have been pub­lished in the Scots­man and the Herald.