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Introduction to Letterpress Printing Workshop

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Bridewell Studios and Gallery

101 Prescot Street

Liverpool

L7 8UL

United Kingdom

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A brief introduction to traditional Letterpress printing.A way of printing words still in use after 600 years. You will be shown how to set your own lead type and print a short quote, a favourite saying or perhaps your own business card on an old Adana printing Press. During the session we will chat about the history of letterpress and it's terminology. I'll make sure you don’t 'get the wrong end of the stick'!

Please bring some ideas of what you would like to print with you.

Suitable for beginners.

Duration: 4 hours 12 - 4pm


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Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

Workshop is suitable for anyone over the age of 18. Children over the age of 12 can take part but an appropriate adult must be the other participant. Please contact me if you are unsure.


What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

If you have any mobility requirements please contact me for details about acessibility to the studio.

Street Parking is available around the back of the studio in Harper and Prospect Street with a Q Park in Epworth Street 200 yards away. Bus numbers 12, 13, 14, 15, 17, 18, 19 stop opposite the studio

Bus numbers 8, 9,10 and 78 stop 150 yards away.

If you have any questions at all - please do not hesitate to contact me.


What can I bring into the event?

Yourself! Wear comfortable clothes that you dont mind getting ink on. I can provide an apron or you can bring your own. Wear flat comfortable shoes. I will provide tea, coffee, water and juice with a selection of biscuits, cakes and fruit. Please let me know if you have any allergies or dietry requirements within 7 days of booking.


Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No

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