Printing exhibition in Glasgow

The Trust’s exhi­bi­tion on the his­to­ry of print­ing is run­ning at the Light­house in Glas­gow until 6 Jan­u­ary 2019. More than just books, high­lights the range and vari­ety of the print­ing indus­try in Glas­gow, and was organ­ised as part of the Trust’s cel­e­bra­tions of its 30th anniver­sary in 2018.

Printing workshops at St Bride’s

If you are in Lon­don, you can try out new print­ing and relat­ed skills. St Bride’s are run­ning cours­es on hand com­po­si­tion, wood engrav­ing, and how to ‘Rebind a paper­back’. For more details of dates and how to book see the St Bride’s web­site.

Tour the Dundee Print Studio

The Print Stu­dio at Dundee Con­tem­po­rary Arts runs reg­u­lar tours on Thurs­days and Sat­ur­days. They are a per­fect pre­cur­sor to doing a course or becom­ing a reg­is­tered user — or for any­one who has always won­dered what hap­pens in the stu­dio. DCA Print Stu­dio hous­es every­thing from a Vic­to­ri­an relief press to 3D print­ers and […]

Trust exhibition opens in Glasgow

The Trust’s exhi­bi­tion on print­ing in Glas­gow, More than just books, is open from today at the Light­house in Glas­gow. It has been organ­ised to mark the 30th anniver­sary of its found­ing in 1988. The exhi­bi­tion will run until 6 Jan­u­ary 2019. For details of open­ing hours, please see the Light­house web­site.

Talk on the oldest existing printers in Scotland

John McGhee will give a talk at 6.15 on Wednes­day 14 Novem­ber at the Mitchell Library in Glas­gow.  Mr Bell and Mr Bain went into part­ner­ship in 1831 as print­ers and type­set­ters in Glas­gow. Bell & Bain is still thriv­ing in the 21st cen­tu­ry. For more details and how to book, see the Glas­gow Life […]

New printing museum in France

The Ate­li­er-Musée Imprimerie (AMI) opened at Malesherbes, 70km south of Paris, at the end of Sep­tem­ber 2018. The 700 objects on dis­play include 150 machines. There are also work­shops for vis­i­tors to try mak­ing paper, or learn paper mar­bling, type com­po­si­tion, print­ing and book­bind­ing

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.