Quarto Press open to visitors

The Quar­to Press at Coupar Angus is open to vis­i­tors for the Perth & Kin­ross 2021 Doors Open Day week­end, 18 and 19 Sep­tem­ber. For details of the work­shop and how to get there see the Doors Open Day website. 

Wayzgoose at the Glasgow Press

The Glas­gow Press is stay­ing the work­shop for this year’s Wayz­goose on Sat­ur­day 18 Sep­tem­ber for Glas­gow’s 2021 Doors Open Day. Details of the let­ter­press work­shops are on the Doors Open Day website.

Printing History Prize 2021

The Print­ing His­tor­i­cal Soci­ety Prize for New Schol­ar­ship will be avail­able again this year. Sub­mis­sions are invit­ed in the form of a new arti­cle (4–8,000 words) on a print­­ing-his­­tor­i­­cal sub­ject, suit­able for the Society’s Jour­nal. The win­ning author will receive this year’s Prize, a purse of £500, mem­ber­ship of the Print­ing His­tor­i­cal Soci­ety for one […]

Call for papers — Around the text

Pro­pos­als for papers are invit­ed on the theme of Around the Text for a con­fer­ence to be held in Apple­­by-in-West­­­mor­­land in Cum­bria in ear­ly April 2022. The con­fer­ence will con­sid­er sup­port­ing mate­ri­als and activ­i­ties around the design, pro­duc­tion, and pro­mo­tion of a print­ed text, par­tic­u­lar­ly in the Anglo­phone world. Full details of the con­fer­ence theme […]

Printing for tourists

Book­ing is open for the online con­fer­ence A vis­i­tor attrac­tion: print­ing for tourists which is to take place via Zoom on 20–21 July 2021. Full details of the con­fer­ence pro­gramme and how to book are avail­able on the web­site of the Cen­tre for Print­ing His­to­ry and Culture.

Robert Smail’s Printing Works is open

If you are plan­ning a day out, Robert Smail’s Print­ing Works in Inner­lei­then is open 1pm to 5pm, Fri­days to Mon­days each week­end. For full details of cur­rent arrange­ments are on the Nation­al Trust for Scot­land’s website.

Online presentation on printing

The Cen­tre for Print­ing His­to­ry and Cul­ture is hold­ing their sec­ond 20 x 20 Night on Thurs­day 17 June at 17:30. Tick­ets are free but book­ing is nec­es­sary, and you can reg­is­ter through their website.

Online conference on printing

Reg­is­tra­tion is open for the one day con­fer­ence on Places, spaces and the print­ing press: imprint­ing region­al iden­ti­ties organ­ised by the Cen­tre for Print­ing His­to­ry & Cul­ture in Birm­ing­ham and the Nation­al and Uni­ver­si­ty Library, Ljubl­jana, Slove­nia. It will take place online on Wednes­day 24 March 2021. Details of how to book are avail­able on […]

Online event on printing

His­to­ry of the Print­ed Image Net­work is hold­ing an online webi­nar on 22 March 2021 from 5–6.30pm on The art of indus­tri­al pub­lish­ing, look­ing at indus­tri­al pub­lish­ing and how busi­ness has used images for the fur­ther­ance of trade. The event is free but you must reg­is­ter: for more details see the Cen­tre for Print­ing History […]

Typographic Surprises!

The first event in this series organ­ised by the Print­ing His­tor­i­cal Soci­ety will take place on Fri­day 26 Feb­ru­ary at 6 pm and is free of charge. Speak­ers are Dr Alexan­dra Franklin dis­cussing 3‑D print­ing, Patrick Goossens on punch-cut­t­ing and type pro­duc­tion, and Mar­tin Killeen on ear­ly illus­trat­ed books. For more details and how to […]