Robert Smail’s open for the season

The Nation­al Trust for Scot­land’s print­ing works, Robert Smail’s, in Inner­lei­then, will be open for the sea­son from 1 April 2015. The prop­er­ty will be mark­ing the East­er week­end with East­er egg hunts over the East­er week­end from 3–6 April. For more details of the open­ing times and events, see the Nation­al Trust for Scot­land’s […]

Letterpress Workshops at Robert Smail’s

Nation­al Trust for Scot­land’s Robert Smail’s Print­ing Works are run­ning work­shops for any­one with an inter­est in typog­ra­phy and print­ing at the begin­ning of Novem­ber. Par­tic­i­pants will have the oppor­tu­ni­ty to print with wood­en type to cre­ate their own posters, gift paper or typo­graph­ic illus­tra­tions. Book­ing with the Prop­er­ty is essen­tial. The work­shops run from […]

2 for 1 at Robert Smail’s

2‑for‑1 admis­sions through­out the day from Fri­day 15 August — Sun­day 17 August at Robert Smail’s Print­ing Works, on pre­sen­ta­tion of a valid Inner­lei­then Music Fes­ti­val tick­et. Tours oper­ate from 12 noon — 5pm (abridged tours in oper­a­tion after 4pm so please allow about 1 and a half hours if you would like a chance […]

Robert Smail’s Printing Works re-opens for the 2014 season

Robert Smail’s Print­ing Works will re-open for the 2014 sea­son on 3 April. For full details of prices, open­ing times and spe­cial events, see their web­site.

November at Robert Smail’s

The staff of Robert Smail’s Print­ing Works in Inner­lei­then will be run­ning a prac­ti­cal “users guide” to the Adana print­ing press on Sat­ur­day 2 Novem­ber. The work­shop will cov­er all aspects of using and car­ing for an Adana press, includ­ing use­ful tips on type­set­ting and machine main­te­nance. It’s an ide­al oppor­tu­ni­ty to learn about these […]

Printing workshops at Robert Smail’s

On Sat­ur­day 2 Novem­ber, the staff of Robert Smail’s Print­ing Works in Inner­lei­then will be run­ning a prac­ti­cal “users guide” to the Adana Print­ing Press. The work­shop will cov­er all aspects of using and car­ing for an Adana press, includ­ing some use­ful type­set­ting tips and machine main­te­nance: an ide­al oppor­tu­ni­ty to learn about these great […]

Events at Robert Smail’s next month

Robert Smail’s Print­ing Works in Inner­lei­then are run­ning events in Sep­tem­ber in asso­ci­a­tion with the Scot­tish Bor­ders Walk­ing Fes­ti­val. On Mon­day 2 Sep­tem­ber there is a ‘Whis­tle Stop Smail’s and Sup­per’ and on Wednes­day 4 Sep­tem­ber an ‘InkyPrints Work­shop’. For full details of how to book and for oth­er events this autumn see Smail’s web­site.

Bursary awards available

His­toric Scot­land has a bur­sary award avail­able, for indi­vid­u­als who want to devel­op their skills and under­stand­ing in the field of tra­di­tion­al print work, through study at Robert Smail’s Print­ing Works in Inner­lei­then, owned by the Nation­al Trust for Scot­land. Pre­vi­ous expe­ri­ence is not required, but you should have good hand skills and demon­strate an enthu­si­asm for […]

Special events in June at Robert Smail’s

There are two spe­cial events at Robert Smail’s over the next few weeks: the Olympic torch will pass through Inner­lei­then on 14 June, and fathers who vis­it on Fathers’ Day (Sun­day 17 June) will receive a lim­it­ed edi­tion sou­venir poster.

Robert Smail’s Printing Works opens for the season

From 1 April, Robert Smail’s is again open to vis­i­tors, Thurs­day to Mon­day 12–5, Sun­day 1–5. For more details, seehttp://www.nts.org.uk/Property/Robert-Smails-Printing-Works/