St Bride Wayzgoose 2018

St Bride Foun­da­tion is hold­ing its annu­al fundrais­ing event on Sun­day 20 May 2018, 10am-4pm. Buy and sell equip­ment, type, orna­ments, books, prints, sta­tion­ary and meet fel­low print­ers. All pro­ceeds go to St Bride Library. For more details see the St Bride web­site.

Print Futures Awards 2018

The appli­ca­tion process is open for Print Futures Awards 2018. The grants are open to UK res­i­dents aged between 18 and 30, to help pay for recog­nised UK train­ing cours­es or devel­op work­place skills. The appli­ca­tions are open until mid­night on 29 April 2018, and more details can be found on the Print­ing Charity’s web­site.

St Bride’s Library opening

St Bride’s Library is next open on Wednes­day 21 March 12 noon – 8pm. The library is open on the first and third Wednes­day of each month. Please email in advance (library@sbf.org.uk) to let the library know that you intend to vis­it as space in the Read­ing Room is lim­it­ed. There is no charge for […]

2018 programme now available

The 2018 pro­gramme of cours­es in print­mak­ing tech­niques at Edin­burgh Print­mak­ers, includ­ing taster ses­sions and week­end and evening class­es are now avail­able for book­ing. See their web­site for more details.

St Bride’s Library

St Bride’s Library is next open on Wednes­day 17 Jan­u­ary 2018. The library is open on the first and third Wednes­day of each month between noon and 8.00pm. Please email in advance (library@sbf.org.uk) to let the library know that you intend to vis­it as space is lim­it­ed.

Courses in Dundee

If you would like to have a go at print­mak­ing but aren’t sure what to try, the Print Stu­dio at Dundee Con­tem­po­rary Arts are run­ning taster cours­es over the next few months. For more infor­ma­tion and how to book, see their web­site.

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, […]

Museum on the Mound to close

It has been announced that the Muse­um on the Mound in Edin­burgh is to close at the end of 2017. As well as the dis­plays of safe-crack­­ing and a mil­lion pounds, there is a unique dis­play of the vary­ing types of print­ing plates used to pro­duce ban­knotes and the mea­sures tak­en to defeat forg­ers over […]

Edinburgh in Print guided walks

On Sat­ur­day 23 Sep­tem­ber and Sun­day 24 Sep­tem­ber there will be Edin­burgh in Print guid­ed walks. As this year marks the 250th anniver­sary of the devel­op­ment of Edinburgh’s New Town, the walks will high­light the New Town’s links to the print­ing indus­try, and look at some of the traces that can still be seen. Book­ing […]

Baskerville Society Grant Scheme

The dead­line for appli­ca­tions to the Baskerville Soci­ety small grant scheme (up to a max­i­mum of £250) is on 30 Sep­tem­ber 2017.  Appli­ca­tions are invit­ed from schol­ars, inde­pen­dent or affil­i­at­ed, who are either engaged in research con­nect­ed to the print­er and type­founder John Baskerville (1706–75), or whose work cov­ers print­ing his­to­ry or print cul­ture of […]