Oxford Guild of Printers Wayzegoose

On Sat­ur­day 22 Octo­ber 2016, the Oxford Guild of Print­ers is hold­ing a Wayze­goose at Oxford Brookes Uni­ver­si­ty from 10am to 4pm. Entry is free, and there will be more than 35 exhibitors. For more infor­ma­tion see the Oxford Guild of Print­ers web­site.

Just My Type!

Drop in to St. Ronan’s Wells Vis­i­tor Cen­tre on Sat­ur­day 16 April 2016. You will have a chance to view the exhi­bi­tion cel­e­brat­ing 150 years of Robert Smail’s Print­ing Works and print your own sou­venir keep­sake using orig­i­nal type­set­ting and print­ing tech­niques! This is a free event, and no book­ing is required. For more infor­ma­tion, […]

Lunchtime talks at Comic Invention

There will be a series of free lunchtime talks in asso­ca­tion with the Com­ic Inven­tion exhi­bi­tion, cur­rent­ly under­way at the Hunter­ian Art Gallery at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Glas­gow. Top­ics will include a Com­ic Inven­tion overview with exhi­bi­tion cura­tor Pro­fes­sor Lau­rence Grove, Hog­a­rth and the Com­ic Strip with exhi­bi­tion cura­tor Peter Black and Colon­na Hynero­tomachia with […]

Display of letterpress posters

The Nation­al Library of Scot­land is host­ing a dis­play of lim­it­ed edi­tion let­ter­press posters from 1 April to 2 May at their build­ing on George IV Bridge. The posters have been designed by graph­ic design stu­dents at Edin­burgh Napi­er Uni­ver­si­ty, where print­ing was taught for more than 40 years. The posters have been inspired by […]

Comic Invention exhibition opens in Glasgow

The major new exhi­bi­tion, Com­ic Inven­tion, opened at the Hunter­ian Art Gallery on Fri­day 18 March 2016. Fea­tur­ing works by Licht­en­stein, Warhol, Picas­so and Rem­brandt, the show looks at how we tell sto­ries with pic­tures. Com­ic Inven­tion also estab­lish­es the Glas­gow Look­ing Glass of 1825 as the world’s old­est com­ic, con­firm­ing Scot­land’s place as the […]

Exhibition opens

An exhi­bi­tion cel­e­brat­ing 150 Years of Robert Smail’s Print­ing Works opens on Fri­day 25 March, and will run until the end of Octo­ber at St Ronan’s Wells Vis­i­tor Cen­tre, Wells Brae, Inner­lei­then. For full details of open­ing times, see the Nation­al Trust for Scot­land’s Robert Smail’s web­site. Admis­sion Free.

Exhibition of maps

The Nation­al Library of Scot­land’s exhi­bi­tion You are here: a jour­ney through maps is on dis­play at the George IV build­ing in Edin­burgh until April 2017. Vis­i­tors can wan­der through the maps on dis­play, zoom­ing out from the Library itself, to view the whole world. The exhi­bi­tion includes one of the finest plans of Edin­burgh, the […]

A Life in Letterpress

Don’t miss the exhi­bi­tion at the Light­house in Glas­gow. A life in let­ter­press is a major ret­ro­spec­tive of the life and work of print­mak­er Alan Kitch­ing. Works cov­er­ing six decades are on show, along­side sketch­books, proofs and arte­facts from his stu­dio. The exhi­bi­tion runs until 5 Feb­ru­ary 2017 — there are more details on the […]

Rescheduled Type ITALIC 500 exhibition

The Type ITALIC 500 exhi­bi­tion at the Type Archive, orig­i­nal­ly due to open in Octo­ber 2015, has been resched­uled for Decem­ber 2015. The exact dates will be pub­li­cised on the Type Archive and Print­ing His­tor­i­cal Soci­ety’s web­sites.

Last chance to see

PRINTSHOP! is an exhi­bi­tion, free drop in print stu­dio and work­shop con­ceived by artist and print­er Edwin Pick­stone for Tramway’s front T5 space. It fin­ish­es this week­end with a drop-in Book Bind­ing work­shop. 25 Albert Dri­ve, Glas­gow, G41 2PE.