St Bride Library catalogue online

The cat­a­logue of the St Bride Library cat­a­logue is now search­able online, through this web link.

St Bride’s Wayzgoose

St Bride’s are hold­ing a Wayz­goose again this year — on 21 May. For more details keep an eye on their web­site. If you want to get a flavour of last year’s event, there’s a report on the St Bride’s blog.

Letterpress courses at St Brides

The St Bride Foun­da­tion in Lon­don have announced a range of let­ter­press print­ing work­shops includ­ing some for com­plete begin­ners. For dates and details of how to book, see their web­site.

Opening hours at St Brides

A reminder that St Brides Library, Bride Lane, Fleet St, Lon­don EC4Y 8EQ is now open again, and the first Wednes­day of every month. It will next be open on Wednes­day 3 August from 10am until 8pm.    

St Bride’s Library re-opens

St Bride Library has re-opened to the pub­lic from 6th April, and will be open on the first Wednes­day of every month there­after from 10 am to 8 pm. Because space in the Read­ing Room is lim­it­ed and some stock is cur­rent­ly inac­ces­si­ble, in order to avoid the pos­si­bil­i­ty of a wast­ed jour­ney please email […]

Events at St Bride’s in October

On Fri­day 9 Octo­ber 2015, there is a day course run­ning at the St Bride Foun­da­tion on ‘Print­ing on a wood­en hand press’. You can learn hand type­set­ting, ink­ing, and print­ing, using tech­niques from the 15th cen­tu­ry. The course costs £90 and you can book online. This year’s Beat­rice Warde lec­ture will be giv­en by […]

St Bride facilities mothballed

The St Bride Foun­da­tion has had ‘to cease the facil­i­ties in the library and work­shop until such time as finances per­mit’ them to resume activ­i­ties. Accord­ing to the announce­ment on the Foundation’s web­site, ‘The library, the archive and all the oth­er won­der­ful items we look after are safe.’ For the full announce­ment and future updates […]

St Bride Unveiled exhibition

A free exhi­bi­tion show­cas­ing the St Bride Foundation’s col­lec­tions is run­ning  in the Lay­ton Room from 22 July until 25 Sep­tem­ber 2015. The Foun­da­tion has an unpar­al­leled library of arte­facts and books, which plays an impor­tant role in illus­trat­ing the his­to­ry of print and graph­ic design, as well as the his­to­ry of our cul­ture in gen­er­al. This […]