Herald article on Glasgow’s printing history

The Trust’s new Glas­gow Print trail leaflet was high­light­ed in sto­ries in yesterday’s Glas­gow Her­ald and Evening Times. The leaflet is avail­able through our online shop, price £5 includ­ing p&p.

Quarto Press open for Doors Open Day

The Quar­to Press in Coupar Angus will be open on Sat­ur­day 15 and Sun­day 16 Sep­tem­ber as part of the Doors Open Day pro­gramme. For details of open­ing times and how to get there, see the Doors Open Day web­site.

Pen-y-Coe Press open for Doors Open Day

The Pen-y-Coe Press and Paper­mak­ing Her­itage Cen­tre in Penicuik is open on Sat­ur­day 8 Sep­tem­ber and Sun­day 9 Sep­tem­ber as part of the Doors Open Day pro­gramme. For details of open­ing times and print­ing and paper­mak­ing demon­stra­tions see the Doors Open Day web­site.

Quarto Press opening for Perthshire Open Studios

The Quar­to Press in Coupar Angus is tak­ing part in Perthshire Open Stu­dios 2018 1–9 Sep­tem­ber. For details of open­ing times and how to get there, see the Perthshire Open Stu­dios web­site.

St Bride’s opening times in September

St Bride’s Library will be open on Wednes­day 5 Sep­tem­ber and Wednes­day 19 Sep­tem­ber 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 […]

Autumn 2018 courses at Edinburgh Printmakers

Details of this autumn’s cours­es in print­mak­ing tech­niques such as etch­ing and lith­o­g­ra­phy at Edin­burgh Print­mak­ers are now avail­able for book­ing. There are intro­duc­to­ry ses­sions as well as week­end and evening class­es See their web­site for more details.

Registration open for conference on ‘Women in print’

The Women in print con­fer­ence is to be held on 13 and 14 Sep­tem­ber 2018 at Win­ter­bourne House and Gar­den, in Edg­bas­ton, Birm­ing­ham. This inter­dis­ci­pli­nary con­fer­ence seeks to recov­er the lives, work and impact of women who have been active in all aspects of print­ing and print cul­ture, and to assess those con­tri­bu­tions that may […]

Edinburgh Printmakers summer school

The Edin­burgh Print­mak­ers sum­mer school brochure is now avail­able. The top­ics include stone lith­o­g­ra­phy and relief print­ing. For more infor­ma­tion and details of how to book see the Edin­burgh Print­mak­ers web­site.

HarperCollins celebrating 200 years

Harper­Collins have launched a web­site cel­e­brat­ing 200 years of the busi­ness. The illus­trat­ed web­site includes sec­tions on its print­ing his­to­ry in Scot­land (William Collins of Glas­gow and Thomas Nel­sons of Edin­burgh) as well as the print­ing his­to­ry of Harpers in New York. Explore the web­site at: 200 years of Harper­Collins pub­lish­ers.

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.