Print’s progress in the 20th century

You can still book tick­ets for the con­fer­ence on twen­ti­eth cen­tu­ry print­ing his­to­ry organ­ised by the Print­ing His­tor­i­cal Soci­ety, the Cen­tre for Print­ing His­to­ry and Cul­ture and the Nation­al Print Muse­um, Dublin. Enti­tled From craft to tech­nol­o­gy and back again: print’s progress in the twen­ti­eth cen­tu­ry, the con­fer­ence will be host­ed by the Nation­al Print […]

Print Futures awards

Appli­ca­tions are open for the Print Futures Awards 2017. These awards are grants of up to £1,500 to help peo­ple (res­i­dent in the UK) aged 18 to 30 years train for careers in print­ing, pub­lish­ing, pack­ag­ing and graph­ic arts or devel­op their exist­ing roles in those sec­tors. For more details about dead­lines and how to […]

Scotsman’s 200th anniversary

The his­to­ry of the Scots­man has been explored in a BBC doc­u­men­tary called ‘The Paper This­tle’. If you missed it, you can watch it via the BBC web­site over the next month.

Christmas shopping at Edinburgh Printmakers

Edin­burgh Print­mak­ers wel­comes shop­pers into their gallery and shop space for a Christ­mas shop­pers week­end of bar­gains, this week­end, 17 and 18 Decem­ber. Dis­cov­er­ing beau­ti­ful hand­made prints made in the stu­dio as well as tex­tiles, jew­ellery and an array of stock­ing fillers. Staff will be on hand to sup­ply warm­ing Christ­mas treats and there will […]

Late night opening at Edinburgh Printmakers’ shop

For all  late-night shop­pers out there, the shop at Edin­burgh Print­mak­ers gallery will be open until 8pm every Thurs­day night in Decem­ber, sell­ing a rich array of prints, cards, jew­ellery and oth­er good­ies. The gallery and shop is also open 10am to 6pm Tues­day to Sat­ur­day.

Christmas shop open at Smail’s

The Christ­mas shop at Robert Smail’s Print­ing Works in Inner­lei­then is open until 23 Decem­ber on Mon­days, Thurs­days, Fri­days and Sat­ur­days from 10am till 4pm. It stocks a wide range of items, includ­ing an exclu­sive range of let­ter­press sta­tionery pro­duced on the premis­es. All sales from the shop help to fund vital con­ser­va­tion work at […]

Oxford Guild of Printers Wayzegoose

On Sat­ur­day 22 Octo­ber 2016, the Oxford Guild of Print­ers is hold­ing a Wayze­goose at Oxford Brookes Uni­ver­si­ty from 10am to 4pm. Entry is free, and there will be more than 35 exhibitors. For more infor­ma­tion see the Oxford Guild of Print­ers web­site.

Letterpress workshops at Smails

These let­ter­press work­shops at Robert Smail’s Print­ing Works are a chance for any­one with an inter­est in graph­ic design and typog­ra­phy to spend the day cre­at­ing their own let­ter­press art­works, posters and sta­tionery. Work­shop par­tic­i­pants will be able to use wood­en poster type and hand press­es to get cre­ative, with Smail’s expert staff on hand […]

Letterpress courses at St Brides

The St Bride Foun­da­tion in Lon­don have announced a range of let­ter­press print­ing work­shops includ­ing some for com­plete begin­ners. For dates and details of how to book, see their web­site.

Printing Walk

The Trust spon­sored a joint event in asso­ci­a­tion with the Scot­tish Local His­to­ry Forum on Thurs­day 9 June. Pho­tographs of the Walk & talk event, are now on the Trust’s web­site. Details of future events will be avail­able soon. For­tu­nate­ly the sun shone!