St Brides Library

The read­ing room at St Brides Library is open every Wednes­day. You can book a 3‑hour slots (12:00–3:00 or 3:30–6:30), by email­ing library@sbf.org.uk.

Seminar on printed illustrations

The next HoPIN webi­nar will be held on Thurs­day, 20 Jan­u­ary 2002, 5–6.30pm (GMT) on Zoom. The themes is ‘Con­trasts in Print’ and the speak­ers are Sue May and Johan­na Holmes. No charge to attend but book­ing is essential.

Adana printing courses at St Brides

St Bride’s Foun­da­tion are run­ning their one day cours­es on using an Adana plat­en press, includ­ing hand type­set­ting and print­ing, as well as prac­ti­cal points regard­ing main­te­nance of the press, work­shop man­age­ment and what to look out for when pur­chas­ing equip­ment. They are run­ning on 12 & 26 Jan­u­ary, and 23 Feb­ru­ary. More details of […]

Contributors sought for book on 17th century printing

Con­tri­bu­tions are being sought for an ‘Ele­ment’ in the Cam­bridge Uni­ver­si­ty Press Pub­lish­ing and Book Cul­ture series, enti­tled The Peo­ple of Print in the Sev­en­teenth Cen­tu­ry. To pro­pose a 2,750 word essay that pro­files one fig­ure, please email the edi­tors, Dr Kaley Kramer (Sheffield Hal­lam Uni­ver­si­ty, k.a.kramer [at] shu.ac.uk), Dr Adam James Smith (York St […]

Quarto Press open to visitors

The Quar­to Press at Coupar Angus is open to vis­i­tors for the Perth & Kin­ross 2021 Doors Open Day week­end, 18 and 19 Sep­tem­ber. For details of the work­shop and how to get there see the Doors Open Day website. 

Wayzgoose at the Glasgow Press

The Glas­gow Press is stay­ing the work­shop for this year’s Wayz­goose on Sat­ur­day 18 Sep­tem­ber for Glas­gow’s 2021 Doors Open Day. Details of the let­ter­press work­shops are on the Doors Open Day website.

Printing History Prize 2021

The Print­ing His­tor­i­cal Soci­ety Prize for New Schol­ar­ship will be avail­able again this year. Sub­mis­sions are invit­ed in the form of a new arti­cle (4–8,000 words) on a print­­ing-his­­tor­i­­cal sub­ject, suit­able for the Society’s Jour­nal. The win­ning author will receive this year’s Prize, a purse of £500, mem­ber­ship of the Print­ing His­tor­i­cal Soci­ety for one […]

Call for papers — Around the text

Pro­pos­als for papers are invit­ed on the theme of Around the Text for a con­fer­ence to be held in Apple­­by-in-West­­­mor­­land in Cum­bria in ear­ly April 2022. The con­fer­ence will con­sid­er sup­port­ing mate­ri­als and activ­i­ties around the design, pro­duc­tion, and pro­mo­tion of a print­ed text, par­tic­u­lar­ly in the Anglo­phone world. Full details of the con­fer­ence theme […]

Printing for tourists

Book­ing is open for the online con­fer­ence A vis­i­tor attrac­tion: print­ing for tourists which is to take place via Zoom on 20–21 July 2021. Full details of the con­fer­ence pro­gramme and how to book are avail­able on the web­site of the Cen­tre for Print­ing His­to­ry and Culture.

Robert Smail’s Printing Works is open

If you are plan­ning a day out, Robert Smail’s Print­ing Works in Inner­lei­then is open 1pm to 5pm, Fri­days to Mon­days each week­end. For full details of cur­rent arrange­ments are on the Nation­al Trust for Scot­land’s website.