St Bride Foundation: Wayzgoose Sunday 17 May

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! [googlemaps!1m18!1m12!1 m³!1d4966.100667204068!2d‑0.10542691534423829!3d51.51229256086154!2 m³!1f0!2f0!3f0!3 m²!1i1024!2i768!4f13.1!3 m³!1 m²!1s0x4876055c47318b3b%3A0x143cf4512f8f9f07!2sSt+Bride+Foundation!5e0!3 m²!1sen!2suk!4v1431625017273&w=600&h=450]

Typoretum: Banging Out – Fleet Street Remembered

Bang­ing Out” was a way of news­pa­per print­ers com­mem­o­rat­ing some­thing spe­cial: a long-serv­ing employ­ee retir­ing or even the clo­sure of the press­es.  This short film, via. Typore­tum, explains the tra­di­tion. Source: Bang­ing Out – Fleet Street Remem­bered. – A Blog about Typog­ra­phy, Let­ter­press and Print­ing His­to­ry | News from Typore­tum