Bernard Middleton @ 90

To mark Bernard Middleton's 90th birthday there is a major retrospective exhibition of the internationally renowned binder, restorer and Patron of the Society who has contributed so much to the preservation and furtherance of the craft in the 20th and 21st centuries.

The exhibition features an impressive selection of Bernard's design bindings, plus a selection of interesting tools from his bindery, as well as other items documenting his 76 years – so far – in bookbinding.

The Layton Room
St. Bride Foundation
Bride Lane
Fleet Street
t: 0207 353 3331

27th October - 14th November 2014 (now extended until Saturday 15th November)
10.00 - 18.00, Mondays - Saturdays

Visitors are advised to telephone in advance if a weekday visit is planned asThe Layton Room has occasional functions which preclude viewing the exhibition.



Conference 2015

The Society of Bookbinders Education & Training Conference 2015 will be held at Keele University, Staffordshire from Thursday August 20th to Sunday August 23rd 2015.

There will be lectures and demonstrations on: gold tooling; book arts; paper marbling; techniques; boxes and much more.

Further details will be posted here in the autumn.