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/

Printing Apprenticeship at Smail’s

The Nation­al Trust for Scot­land is to offer an appren­tice­ship in print­ing, in part­ner­ship with His­toric Scot­land. This has been made pos­si­ble by Skills for the Future, a UK-wide project financed by the Her­itage Lot­tery Fund, which offers work-based train­ing for peo­ple from all walks of life to gain voca­tion­al skills in the her­itage sec­tor. […]

Workshops and introductions to printing techniques

A num­ber of print stu­dios and oth­er attrac­tions run work­shops and intro­duc­tions to print­ing tech­niques: Events at Roberts Smail’s Print­ing Works Cours­es at Dundee Con­tem­po­rary Arts Edin­burgh Print­mak­ers class­es and cours­es, includ­ing their sum­mer pro­gramme Glas­gow Print Studio’s cours­es Make your own Hand­made Book at the Muse­um of Edin­burgh