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 […]

Letterpress workshop in Dundee

Dundee Con­tem­po­rary Arts are run­ning a Fes­tive Let­ter­press work­shop on Sat­ur­day 9 Decem­ber 2017. Learn the basics of let­ter­press print­ing using authen­tic peri­od press­es and type with John Eas­son of the Quar­to Press, and make your own sea­son­al greet­ing card.

Letterpress workshops at Robert Smails

Robert Smail’s Print­ing Works are run­ning let­ter­press work­shops again this autumn. Work­shop par­tic­i­pants will be able to use wood­en poster type and hand press­es to cre­ate your own let­ter­press art­works, posters and sta­tionery, with Smail’s expert staff on hand to help. Work­shops are run­ning on Sun­day 5 Novem­ber, Sat­ur­day 11 Novem­ber and Sun­day 12 Novem­ber, […]

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 […]

Open Studio at Quarto Press

The Quar­to Press in Coupar Angus is tak­ing part in Perthshire Open Stu­dios 2017, and will be open to vis­i­tors dai­ly from 2–10September.  Let­ter­press type­set­ting & print­ing by hand, includ­ing vis­i­tor par­tic­i­pa­tion. Chil­dren wel­come if with adult super­vi­sion. For more details see the Open Stu­dios web­site.

Aldus Manutius digitized

Pub­lish­ing @ Simon Fras­er Uni­ver­si­ty and Simon Fras­er Uni­ver­si­ty Library have dig­i­tized 21 vol­umes from the press of Aldus Manu­tius, print­ed between 1501 and 1580. They have been dig­i­tized from the col­lec­tion of 106 vol­umes brought togeth­er by Hugh McDon­ald and his wife Jer­ry and were acquired by Simon Fras­er Uni­ver­si­ty Library with sup­port from […]