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.

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 ( 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 […]