Penicuik Printers open for Doors Open Day

The Paper­mak­ing Her­itage Cen­tre at the Pen-y-coe Press in Penicuik is offer­ing tours for Mid­loth­i­an’s 2021 Doors Open Day on 11 Sep­tem­ber. Book­ing is essen­tial. For more details and how to book a place see the Doors Open Day website.

Article on the invention of paper

The inven­tion of paper is one of the BBC’s 50 things that made the mod­ern econ­o­my. The pro­gramme was broad­cast on the World Ser­vice, and the BBC web­site has an arti­cle about paper, its inven­tion and its asso­ci­a­tion with Guten­berg and the spread of print­ing in Europe.