Bookbinding with Shepherds/Sangorski & Sutcliffe
See traditional techniques demonstrated by master craftspeople from one of the oldest bookbinding firms in England.
Bookbinding with Marysa de Veer, Otter Bookbinding
Make you own hand-sewn booklet or have your name embossed in gold on a bookmark. Marysa will also demonstrate edge gilding and sewing a text block with raised bands.
Bookbinding with The Royal Bindery
Discover how the Royal Bindery’s apprenticeship scheme is preserving traditional binding skills. Apprentices will demonstrate techniques beside a display of their work, tools and materials.
Calligraphy by Andy Moore
Stop by Andy’s booth to watch him create beautiful calligraphic art.
Contemporary Book Arts with Mark Cockram, Studio 5 Book Arts
Visitors can contribute to the creation of a text block artwork, and can also watch Mark create an original artist’s book on the theme of evolution. Both activities will be live-streamed online. This will also be the first showing of an adaption, in a one-off portfolio, based on a chapbook, The World Turned Upside Down, printed and sold by James Kendrew of York in c 1820.
Hand-Press Printing with the St. Bride Foundation
Try your hand at traditional printing techniques, including hand setting type and printing on historic mechanical presses.