Craft Revolution: Bookbinding with Mary Bartlett – 10-week course


Venue Shippon Artists Studios

Running time 2 hour workshops

Tutor(s) Mary Bartlett


Spring 2019 term: 10 sessions for £120 Summer 2019 term: (6 sessions for £60)

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About this event

Learn the arts of lead and brass typography or embark on your own restoration project under the guidance of skilled tutor, Mary Bartlett

Spring term starts week commencing 7 January 2019 (10 sessions for £120)
Summer term starts week commencing 18 March 2019 (6 sessions for £60) 

Classes on Tuesdays (2-4pm or 7.30-9.30pm)
Wednesdays (9.30-11.30am) or
Thursdays (9.30-11.30am or 2-4pm)

Enquires via to Mary Bartlett

Students can choose to work on their own projects in restoration, artist books, boxes, portfolios or related subjects. There is a comprehensive library of reference books and numerous examples from non-Western traditions of bookmaking.

Regular newsletters are received from the Society of Bookbinders, the British Printing Society, the University of the West of England Books Arts, and the Illustrated Book Society. At the centre, the Society of Bookbinders offers specialist courses with visiting tutors, and students are encouraged to participate in the biennial competition and attend training conferences.

The classes are led by skilled bookbinder Mary Bartlett, author of several works including Inky Rags.

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