Print Futures Awards 2020 Applications now open

The Print­ing Char­i­ty’s annu­al Print Futures Awards sup­port peo­ple aged 18–30, who are start­ing out or already work­ing in the print, paper, pub­lish­ing, pack­ag­ing, and graph­ic arts sec­tor. You can find out more and apply on the Print­ing Char­i­ty’s web­site. The dead­line for sub­mis­sions is 26 April 2020.

Exhibition on printing in London

An exhi­bi­tion on the his­to­ry of east Lon­don’s print indus­try opens at the Nun­nery Gallery in Bow Road, Lon­don E3 on 17 Jan­u­ary 2020. It will include his­toric pho­tographs and print­ed items as well as print work­ers’ mem­o­ries, told through a new col­lec­tion of oral his­to­ries. Using archive and new­ly found mate­r­i­al from com­pa­nies, co-ops […]

Print Networks Call for Papers

The 2020 Print Net­works / CPHC Con­fer­ence will take place in Apple­­by-in-West­­­more­­land, on the edge of Wainwright’s Lake­land Fells and will take as its theme ‘print­ing for tourists’  — tick­ets, notices, leaflets, labels, fold­ers, bill­heads and oth­er throw­aways, along­side books both phys­i­cal and vir­tu­al, that have come to rep­re­sent tourists and tourism across the ages. […]

Talk on map printing by prisoners of war

Mark Evans and Ken Burn­ley are talk­ing about The Brunswick Prison Camp Map Print­ers at St Bride’s Insti­tute in Lon­don on 3 Decem­ber 2019. They will describe how a clan­des­tine press was made and run in a Ger­man pris­on­er of war camp (Oflag-79) in order to pro­duce escape maps, towards the end of the sec­ond […]

St Bride’s Library opening in December

St Bride’s Library will be open on Wednes­day 4 Decem­ber and Wednes­day 18 Decem­ber from 12 noon – 8pm. 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. Check the online cat­a­logue and email a list of titles you wish to see […]

November opening at St Bride’s Library

St Bride’s Library will be open on Wednes­day 6 Novem­ber and Wednes­day 20 Novem­ber from 12 noon – 8pm. 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. Check the online cat­a­logue and email a list of titles you wish to see […]

Course in Inverness

The High­land Print Stu­dio in Inver­ness are run­ning an inter­me­di­ate course on Relief Print­ing  over six evenings, start­ing on Thurs­day 31 Octo­ber. For more details and how to book see the Class­es page of the stu­dio’s web­site.

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 […]

Conference on post-war printing

A con­fer­ence on post-war print­ing, organ­ised by the Print­ing His­tor­i­cal Soci­ety, the Cen­tre for Print His­to­ry & Cul­ture, and the Cen­tre for the Study of the Book, Bodleian Library, will take place in Oxford, 10–11 Octo­ber 2019. Tick­ets (£25 per per­son) are on sale from the event page on Eventbrite, where details of the final […]

October opening at St Bride’s Library

St Bride’s Library will be open on Wednes­day 2 Octo­ber and Wednes­day 16 Octo­ber from 12 noon – 8pm. 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. Check the online cat­a­logue and email a list of titles you wish to see […]