Conference on printing by subscription

Book­ing is now open for Pre-paid Print­ing: a con­fer­ence organ­ised by the Baskerville Soci­ety on the role of pri­vate funds and pub­lic sub­scribers in the issu­ing and cir­cu­la­tion of print­ed mat­ter, to be held at Win­ter­bourne House and Gar­den at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Birm­ing­ham on Sep­tem­ber 14 and 15, 2023. For more details see the […]

Print Networks 2023

The annu­al Print Net­works / CPHC Sym­po­sium takes place in part­ner­ship with St Bride Library in Lon­don on 19 July 2023 The theme this year is ‘Print net­works between Lon­don and the regions, look­ing at looks at phys­i­cal and metaphor­i­cal book trade con­nec­tions between Lon­don and the regions from the ear­ly mod­ern to the present. […]

Online book launch: Women in Print 2

An online book launch is being held on Thurs­day 13 April to mark the pub­li­ca­tion of Women in Print 2: pro­duc­tion, dis­tri­b­u­tion and con­sump­tion, the sec­ond of two linked vol­umes of essays, pub­lished by Peter Lang. The event is organ­ised by the Cen­tre for Print­ing His­to­ry and Cul­ture and more details can be found on […]

Smail’s open for 2023

Robert Smail’s Print­ing Works in Inner­lei­then is open for the 2023 sea­son from 1 April. For full details of open­ing hours and charges, see the Nation­al Trust for Scot­land’s website.

Online book launch: Women in Print 1

An online book launch event, host­ed by the Cen­tre for Print­ing His­to­ry and Cul­ture in Birm­ing­ham will be held on Thurs­day 16 Feb­ru­ary to mark the pub­li­ca­tion of Women in Print 1: design and iden­ti­ties, pub­lished by Peter Lang.  For more details and how to book see the CPHC website.

Printing on subscription: call for papers

The Cen­tre for Print­ing His­to­ry and Cul­ture, in asso­ci­a­tion with the Baskerville Soci­ety, has put out a call for papers for a con­fer­ence on the theme Pre­paid print­ing: approach­es to the study of sub­scribers’ lists to be held at Win­ter­bourne House at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Birm­ing­ham in Sep­tem­ber 2023. The dead­line for pro­pos­als is 1 […]

Exhibition in Dundee

The free exhi­bi­tion at the V & A in Dundee is con­tin­u­ing until May 2023. Sin­cere­ly, Valen­tines – From Post­cards to Greet­ings Cards tells the sto­ry of one of Scotland’s pio­neer­ing com­mer­cial pho­tog­ra­phers, estab­lished in 1825 in Dundee. Valen­tines cap­i­talised on rapid devel­op­ments in pho­tog­ra­phy, print­ing and tourism in the ear­ly 20th cen­tu­ry and became […]

Relief printmaking course at Edinburgh Printmakers

Edin­burgh Print­mak­ers are run­ning cours­es on relief print-mak­ing from 10 Novem­ber, tak­ing place over a series of six weeks. For more details and infor­ma­tion on how to book, see the EP website.

Typographic Surprise event in October

On Thurs­day 20 Octo­ber 2022, the Trust’s Sec­re­tary, Helen Williams, is giv­ing an online talk on Edin­burgh in Print in the Typo­graph­ic Sur­pris­es! series organ­ised by the Print­ing His­tor­i­cal Soci­ety. This event is free and online but book­ing is required through this link.

Adana workshops at St Brides

St Brides Foun­da­tion is hold­ing one-day work­shops on print­ing with an Adana press: details of dates and how to book are on their website.