Letterpress workshops at Robert Smail’s

Robert Smail’s Print­ing Works at Inner­lei­then are run­ning let­ter­press work­shops again this autumn, for both begin­ners and and for peo­ple with a bit more expe­ri­ence. They are tak­ing place on the week­ends of 2/3, 9/10 and 16/17 Novem­ber 2019. For more details of prices and how to book see Smail’s Face­book page, email smails@nts.org.uk or […]

Glasgow Press Wayzegoose

To mark Glas­gow Doors Open Day, Glas­gow Press is hold­ing its Wayz­goose on Sat­ur­day 21 Sep­tem­ber, from 10am-4pm. A Wayze­goose was the tra­di­tion­al annu­al out­ing held by a print­ing house for its work­ers, mark­ing the end of sum­mer and the start of the sea­son of work­ing by can­dle­light. This year, they’re stay­ing in the fac­to­ry, […]

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). […]

Letterpress course in Dundee

Join John Eas­son of Quar­to Press on 17 Novem­ber to learn the basics of let­ter­press print­ing using authen­tic peri­od press­es and type in the Print Stu­dio at Dundee Con­tem­po­rary Arts. For more details see the Print Stu­dio web­site.

Glasgow Press Wayzgoose

As part of this year’s Doors Open Day fes­ti­val, the Glas­gow Press is stay­ing in its fac­to­ry for its Wayz­goose (a tra­di­tion­al print­ers’ out­ing) on Sat­ur­day 15 Sep­tem­ber. You can see the fac­to­ry at work, and even join in! For more details and how to get there, see the Doors Open Day web­site.

Quarto Press open for Doors Open Day

The Quar­to Press in Coupar Angus will be open on Sat­ur­day 15 and Sun­day 16 Sep­tem­ber as part of the Doors Open Day pro­gramme. For details of open­ing times and how to get there, see the Doors Open Day web­site.

Pen-y-Coe Press open for Doors Open Day

The Pen-y-Coe Press and Paper­mak­ing Her­itage Cen­tre in Penicuik is open on Sat­ur­day 8 Sep­tem­ber and Sun­day 9 Sep­tem­ber as part of the Doors Open Day pro­gramme. For details of open­ing times and print­ing and paper­mak­ing demon­stra­tions see the Doors Open Day web­site.

Quarto Press opening for Perthshire Open Studios

The Quar­to Press in Coupar Angus is tak­ing part in Perthshire Open Stu­dios 2018 1–9 Sep­tem­ber. For details of open­ing times and how to get there, see the Perthshire Open Stu­dios web­site.

Letterpress course in Dundee

A let­ter­press work­shop will be held in the Print Stu­dio at Dundee Con­tem­po­rary Arts on Sat­ur­day 26 May 2018, 10am-6pm. Led by John Eas­son of Quar­to Press, this is an oppor­tu­ni­ty to learn the basics of let­ter­press print­ing using authen­tic peri­od press­es with type, wood-let­ter and illus­tra­tion blocks. For full details, and how to book […]