Open House at St Bride’s

St Bride Foun­da­tion, just off Fleet Street, hous­es the his­to­ry of print and the skills that made the area the undis­put­ed home of print­ing and pub­lish­ing in Lon­don. Tour the print­ing work­shop, his­toric rooms, and famous library at this Open House event on 20 Sep­tem­ber 2020. Free entrance (pre-reg­is­­tra­­tion required) through the St Brides web­site.

St Bride’s Library is reopening

St Bride’s Library has re-opened to per­son­al vis­i­tors on by aapoint­ment only on Wednes­days. Appoint­ments can be booked by email­ing library@sbf.org.uk and will be allo­cat­ed on a first come first served basis. Vis­i­tors must book a 3‑hour slot (either 12:00–3:00 or 3:30 – 6:30pm) and there is a lim­it of 10 items per per­son. Full […]

St Brides opening in March

St Bride’s Library will be open on Wednes­day 4 March and Wednes­day 18 March from 12 noon – 8pm. Email in advance (library@sbf.org.uk) to let the library know that you intend to vis­it as space in the Read­ing Room is lim­it­ed. Check the online cat­a­logue and email a list of titles you wish to see […]

St Brides Opening in February

St Bride’s Library will be open on Wednes­day 5 Feb­ru­ary and Wednes­day 19 Feb­ru­ary from 12 noon – 8pm. Email in advance (library@sbf.org.uk) to let the library know that you intend to vis­it as space in the Read­ing Room is lim­it­ed. Check the online cat­a­logue and email a list of titles you wish to see […]

St Brides opening in January

St Bride’s Library will be open on Wednes­day 15 Jan­u­ary and Wednes­day 22 Jan­u­ary from 12 noon – 8pm. Email in advance (library@sbf.org.uk) to let the library know that you intend to vis­it as space in the Read­ing Room is lim­it­ed. Check the online cat­a­logue and email a list of titles you wish to see […]

Talk on map printing by prisoners of war

Mark Evans and Ken Burn­ley are talk­ing about The Brunswick Prison Camp Map Print­ers at St Bride’s Insti­tute in Lon­don on 3 Decem­ber 2019. They will describe how a clan­des­tine press was made and run in a Ger­man pris­on­er of war camp (Oflag-79) in order to pro­duce escape maps, towards the end of the sec­ond […]

St Bride’s Library opening in December

St Bride’s Library will be open on Wednes­day 4 Decem­ber and Wednes­day 18 Decem­ber from 12 noon – 8pm. Email in advance (library@sbf.org.uk) to let the library know that you intend to vis­it as space in the Read­ing Room is lim­it­ed. Check the online cat­a­logue and email a list of titles you wish to see […]

November opening at St Bride’s Library

St Bride’s Library will be open on Wednes­day 6 Novem­ber and Wednes­day 20 Novem­ber from 12 noon – 8pm. Email in advance (library@sbf.org.uk) to let the library know that you intend to vis­it as space in the Read­ing Room is lim­it­ed. Check the online cat­a­logue and email a list of titles you wish to see […]

Talk at St Bride’s on Emery Walker

Simon Lox­ley is giv­ing a talk on Tues­day 29 Octo­ber 2019 at St Bride’s Insti­tute in Lon­don enti­tled In Search of Emery Walk­er, look­ing at Walk­er’s place in the Pri­vate Press Move­ment. Full details and how to book are on the St Bride’s Foun­da­tion web­site.

October opening at St Bride’s Library

St Bride’s Library will be open on Wednes­day 2 Octo­ber and Wednes­day 16 Octo­ber from 12 noon – 8pm. Email in advance (library@sbf.org.uk) to let the library know that you intend to vis­it as space in the Read­ing Room is lim­it­ed. Check the online cat­a­logue and email a list of titles you wish to see […]