Bookbinding for beginners

Book­bind­ing for begin­ners is an intro­duc­to­ry work­shop where begin­ners can learn about all the mate­ri­als and tech­niques need­ed to make tra­di­tion­al sewn hard-back note­book, with step-by-step guid­ance along the way from Robert Smail’s Print­ing Works. On Sat­ur­day 17 Sep­tem­ber at St Ronan’s Wells Vis­i­tor Cen­tre, Wells Brae, Inner­lei­then. Book­ing essen­tial: for fur­ther infor­ma­tion and how […]

Printing at St Ronan’s Wells

Inky joy for all on 20 August — join Robert Smail’s Print­ing Works at St. Ronan’s Wells Vis­i­tor Cen­tre to get a chance to try some relief print­ing tech­niques and get a bit inky! Par­tic­i­pants will be able to make their own greet­ings cards or print­ed pic­tures. Drop in event. 11–1 and 2–4. No book­ing […]

Papermaking at Robert Smail’s

Reduce, Reuse and Recy­cle paper into love­ly hand­made paper at at St. Ronan’s Wells Vis­i­tor Cen­tre, Inner­lei­then on Sat­ur­day 18 June 2016. Learn how to make your own beau­ti­ful and unique hand­made paper from used paper scraps and water from the St. Ronan’s Wells. Adorn your paper with found objects and addi­tion­al media. No pre­vi­ous […]

Bookbinding at Robert Smails

Robert Smail’s Print­ing Works are run­ning a work­shop on book­bind­ing at St Ronan’s Wells Vis­i­tor Cen­tre on 21 May 2016. Dis­cov­er how to make sim­ple artists books through a range of media and tech­niques. Work­shop fee includes equip­ment and mate­ri­als to pro­duce your book with step-by-step guid­ance along the way. Please bring your own refresh­ments […]

Just My Type!

Drop in to St. Ronan’s Wells Vis­i­tor Cen­tre on Sat­ur­day 16 April 2016. You will have a chance to view the exhi­bi­tion cel­e­brat­ing 150 years of Robert Smail’s Print­ing Works and print your own sou­venir keep­sake using orig­i­nal type­set­ting and print­ing tech­niques! This is a free event, and no book­ing is required. For more infor­ma­tion, […]

Display of letterpress posters

The Nation­al Library of Scot­land is host­ing a dis­play of lim­it­ed edi­tion let­ter­press posters from 1 April to 2 May at their build­ing on George IV Bridge. The posters have been designed by graph­ic design stu­dents at Edin­burgh Napi­er Uni­ver­si­ty, where print­ing was taught for more than 40 years. The posters have been inspired by […]

Letterpress workshop at NLS

The Nation­al Library of Scot­land, in asso­ci­a­tion with Robert Smail’s Print­ing Works, is hold­ing a drop-in print­ing work­shop on Tues­day 5 April, 11am-2pm. Suit­able for any­one aged 6 and over, this is a drop-in event … but mind your ps and qs. See the Nation­al Library of Scot­land’s web­site for more details.

Exhibition opens

An exhi­bi­tion cel­e­brat­ing 150 Years of Robert Smail’s Print­ing Works opens on Fri­day 25 March, and will run until the end of Octo­ber at St Ronan’s Wells Vis­i­tor Cen­tre, Wells Brae, Inner­lei­then. For full details of open­ing times, see the Nation­al Trust for Scot­land’s Robert Smail’s web­site. Admis­sion Free.

Letterpress workshops sold out

The let­ter­press work­shops run­ning at Robert Smail’s Print­ing Works in Inner­lei­then on Sat­ur­day 7 and Sun­day 8 Novem­ber 2015 has sold out.

Letterpress workshops at Smail’s

Robert Smail’s Print­ing Works in Inner­lei­then are run­ning let­ter­press work­shops on Sat­ur­day 7 Novem­ber and Sun­day 8 Novem­ber 2015. Ink, type and imag­i­na­tion are all that’s required! Spaces are lim­it­ed, so book­ing is essen­tial. Please email smails@nts.org.uk or phone 01896 830206 for more infor­ma­tion or to book. Over 14+ only, thanks.