London Craft Week
Designer Bookbinders and the St Bride Foundation collaborate with a week of events celebrating fine printing and design bookbinding, including demonstrations, workshops, exhibitions and have-a-go sessions.
Throughout the week an exhibition will showcase contemporary designed bookbindings by exhibiting members of Designer Bookbinders, the principle society promoting British contemporary design bookbinding.
A three day workshop "That's the Way to Do It!" – Four Crafts in Three Days will run from May 9th-11th, students will wood engrave an illustration, set type, print and bind their own page into a small hardback book.
On Saturday May 12th an open day at the St Bride Institute will give visitors the opportunity to try simple bookbinding techniques, watch printing and bookbinding demonstrations and buy bookbinding materials. The DB now exhibition will be open until 4pm and bindings by Associate Members of Designer Bookbinders will be on show throughout the day with a prize being awarded to the most popular exhibit.
Exhibition of Designed Bindings May 9th - 12th
Monday-Friday, 9.30-11.30 & 2.30-5.30
Three Day Printing Workshop May 9th – 11th, 10.30am – 4.30pm.
6 students at £300 each. BOOK HERE.
Open day Saturday May 12th, 10am - 5pm
Bookbinding and printing demonstrations, have a go sessions, suppliers fair.
More details on the Designer Bookbinder Website HERE. Visit the London Craft Week website HERE.