Friends at St Brides are showing Pressing On: The Letterpress Film. 27 October, 6pm to 9pm.
More details on the St Bride website.
The Print Futures Awards help people develop their career in the UK printing, paper, publishing, packaging and graphic arts sectors.
The Awards are grants of up to £1,500 to help individuals develop their workplace skills or assist new people to follow a pathway into employment with living and travel costs while studying and working.
You are eligible to apply if you are a UK resident aged 18-30 years and
A note from St Bride on an upcoming event.
I am emailing on behalf of the St Bride Foundation where I curate their events programme as I wanted to let you know about a talk we have coming up that may be of interest to you and your fellow members.
It is being held on Friday 24 November at 7pm and is being given by Douglas Downing on The Dalziel Brothers. Douglas is a descendent of theirs so it will be a very rich and detailed talk about his research into the family and their work throughout the 60 years that they ran the Camden Press. Most notably, they cut the engravings for Edward Lear’s Book of Nonsense and Lewis Carrol’s Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass and worked with many well known artists including Millais, Whistler and Rosetti.
We are hoping to also print a keepsake for the evening in our print room too and will confirm this in the next month all being well.
For more information, you can visit our website at: http://www.sbf.org.uk/events/pictures-in-the-fire-or-great-uncle-george-dalziel-discovering-a-long-lost-family-history
Header image from Andrea Vail, Flickr.
A great relief — St Bride Library will re-open once a month from 06 April.
There are some conditions: including the request that you are booked in a week in advance, have a list of the things you want to refer to, and pay a fee to retrieve books; but a great step in the right direction.
The St. Bride Foundation will be holding a Wayzgoose — a printers’ fair — this coming Sunday 17 May between 11am and 4pm. Details at their website!