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Two Day Letterpress Intensive #sbftdli3

St Bride Foundation

Saturday, 10 March 2012 at 11:00 - Saturday, 17 March 2012 at 17:00 (GMT)

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Standard Ended £245.00 £0.00
Concession(over 60 or full time student) Ended £195.00 £0.00

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Event Details

For beginners, those with some limited experience and those wanting to extend their printing experience to a new process


  • Sessions run 11:00am–5:00pm (on both days)
    There will be a 45 minute break for lunch
  • Class size: six
  • £245 standard fee
    £195 concession (over 60 or full time student)

The two day intensive will explore the basics of hand typesetting using metal type and progress to more advanced techniques. In addition, the workings of a number of different letterpress printing machines will be studied explored and their suitability for different kinds of work drawn out. The importance of ink and paper will also be explored.

Beyond these basics, the exact direction of the course will be dictated by the individual interests of participants. A collaborative poster will be created and individuals will also be able to print business cards, letterheadings, or similar.

At the end of the workshop participants will have furthered their knowledge and familiarity with different styles of printing machine, paper and ink.

Facilitator: Richard Lawrence

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When & Where

14 Bride Lane

Saturday, 10 March 2012 at 11:00 - Saturday, 17 March 2012 at 17:00 (GMT)

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St Bride Foundation

Est. in 1891, St Bride Foundation was originally the social and educational hub of printing and publishing on Fleet Street. Nowadays, this historic building is a multifunctional space with regular talks, exhibitions and courses. It is also home to St Bride Library and The Bridewell Theatre.


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