Beatrice Warde Lecture 2022

The 2022 Beat­rice Warde Memo­r­i­al Lec­ture take place on 10 Novem­ber. It will be a cel­e­bra­tion of Beatrice’s life and work by Nico­las Bark­er, who met her in the late 1940s. For more details and how to book a place (in-per­­son or online) see the St Bride’s Foun­da­tion website. 

Adana workshops at St Brides

St Brides Foun­da­tion is hold­ing one-day work­shops on print­ing with an Adana press: details of dates and how to book are on their website.

Introductions to St Brides and the Norwich Printing Museum

The next Typo­graph­ic Sur­pris­es event will be held in con­junc­tion with the Print­ing His­tor­i­cal Soci­ety on Zoom on Thurs­day 16 June 6.30–8pm. It will con­sist of a vir­tu­al tour of the Library at the St Bride’s Insti­tute with Sophie Hawkey-Edwards, Bob Richard­son and Mick Clay­ton, fea­turin­ng high­lights from the library, muse­um col­lec­tions and work­shop. Paul […]

February course at St Brides

St Bride’s Foun­da­tion are run­ning a 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. It is run­ning on 23 Feb­ru­ary. More details of the course and how to […]

St Brides Library is closed in February

The read­ing room at St Brides Library will be closed to read­ers dur­ing Feb­ru­ary 2022. The Librar­i­an will still be avail­able to answer queries:  email library@sbf.org.uk.

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.

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 […]

St Bride at 125

An exhi­bi­tion cel­e­brat­ing the first 125 years of St Bride Library is run­ning from Decem­ber 1 2021–March 1 2022. The exhi­bi­tion will pro­vide a pot­ted his­to­ry of the St Bride Foun­da­tion, demon­strat­ing the vital role of the library and high­light­ing the activ­i­ties of the Foun­da­tion, includ­ing the pur­­pose-built print school, sport­ing and social clubs. For […]

Justin Howes Memorial Lecture 2021

John Hud­son will give the Justin Howes Memo­r­i­al Lec­ture at St Brides Library on Thurs­day 20 May at 7pm. His talk is enti­tled The com­mand­ed let­ter: writ­ing, engrav­ing and typog­ra­phy in eigh­­teenth-cen­­tu­ry Lon­don. For more details and infor­ma­tion about how to book see the St Bride’s website.

Lecture on Jan Tschichold and typography

On Thurs­day 29 April at 7pm, Paul Stir­ton will give a talk via zoom on Jan Tschi­chold and the new typog­ra­phy. For more details and infor­ma­tion about how to book see the St Bride’s website.