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St Bride Virtual Wayzgoose
Despite Covid restrictions, the letterpress champions at St Bride are organising a virtual wayzgoose. Details below! Due to the ongoing coronavirus restrictions in the UK, we have decided to host a virtual wayzgoose on Sunday 11 July from 10am–1pm BST online via the St Bride Foundation Twitter and Instagram accounts. https://twitter.com/stbridelibraryhttps://www.instagram.com/stbridefoundation We are inviting letterpress…
Maid in Britain: The sensory pleasures of printing and pressing
Mary from Maid in Britain has been in touch — the Rufford Printing Co in Mawdesley, Lancashire helped me produce a booklet — a first for them I think — typeset on the last Intertype machine of its kind ever made and which was in use at the Guardian until 1987 — then hand printed…
Pressing On: The Letterpress Film - St Bride Foundation
Friends at St Brides are showing Pressing On: The Letterpress Film. 27 October, 6pm to 9pm. More details on the St Bride website.
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