Printers open to the public for Doors Open Day 14–15 September

Richard­son & Son Print­ers in Haw­ick will be open to the pub­lic from 11am to 1pm on Sat­ur­day 14 Sep­tem­ber. They now occu­py the print­ing works where The Haw­ick News was print­ed until 2000. The Pen-y-Coe Press and paper-mak­ing her­itage cen­tre in Penicuik will be open and there will be tours includ­ing print­ing and paper­mak­ing […]

Quarto Press open for Perth Doors Open Days

The Quar­to Press will be open for vis­i­tors for Perth Doors Open week­end Sat­ur­day 7‑Sunday 8 Sep­tem­ber from 10am to 5pm. See and try your hand at his­tor­i­cal let­ter­press print­ing, view rare machin­ery, includ­ing type­cast­ers and press­es, and dozens of old gad­gets and objects from the trade. Option­al tours will be avail­able (no book­ing required). […]

St Bride’s Wayzegoose

St Bride’s annu­al Wayze­goose for 2019 is on Sat­ur­day 19 May 11am-4pm. Demon­stra­tions, exhi­bi­tions, meet oth­er print­ers, buy and sell let­ter­press equip­ment. For details of all the events and cours­es at the St Bride’s Foun­da­tion, see their web­site.

Tour of St Brides

Tour the print­ing work­shop, his­toric rooms, and library at St Brides Foun­da­tion. On 27 Feb­ru­ary 2019 at 4pm you can view some of the items in the library’s spe­cial col­lec­tion, and learn more about the Foun­da­tion and its sig­nif­i­cant place in the illus­tri­ous his­to­ry of the print­ing press trade. Per­fect for design­ers, print­mak­ers, or just […]

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 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.

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

Print installation in London

Bib­lio­clasm is a large-scale site-spe­­cif­ic print instal­la­tion by Glas­­gow-based typog­ra­ph­er Edwin Pick­stone,  high­light­ing the con­tri­bu­tion of print to social, the­o­log­i­cal, and polit­i­cal move­ments. For any­one in Lon­don, the instal­la­tion can be viewed on Fri­day 22 Sep­tem­ber 12 — 6pm, Thurs­day 28 Sep­tem­ber 6 — 9pm, and Fri­day 29 Sep­tem­ber 12 — 6pm. The instal­la­tion is […]

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 […]

Twilight taster sessions at Dundee

Dundee Con­tem­po­rary Arts are run­ning taster ses­sions at 5.30pm on Thurs­day 21 Sep­tem­ber and Thur­day 14 Decem­ber for peo­ple who would like to try one of their cours­es but are not sure which one. In this short twi­light ses­sion our tutors explain the dif­fer­ent tech­niques and show exam­ples of process­es and results. See the Dundee […]