Regions  |  East Anglia

 

The East Anglian region covers the counties of Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, Northants, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Suffolk and Norfolk.

The East Anglia meetings base is Linton Village Hall in Coles Lane, Linton, Cambridgeshire, CB21 4JS. Unless otherwise stated, meetings begin at 10.00 am for 10.30 am and usually finish between 3.30 pm and 4.00 pm.

Refreshments are provided, but attendees need to bring their own packed lunch. A fee of £10 is charged for each member attending meetings, which, depending on the topic and speaker(s) include talks, demonstrations and workshops. In addition, there is a small charge for materials for any workshop activities. Non-members are always welcome (places permitting), for whom a £20 fee is payable.

Please email the Meetings Secretary for more information and to book places. Places are limited so booking is essential.

 


16 September 2014
Visit: Cambridge University Library
We’re looking forward to this year’s site visit, to the University College Library, Cambridge. We will find out about its collection, how it maintains and conserves the contents, how readers use its services, and see examples of the rare books and interesting bindings. Please see the library’s website for more information about its collection.

1.45 pm for a 2.00 pm start
Cost: Donation to the library on the day; suggested minimum £5 per attendee.

Venue:
West Road
Cambridge
CB3 9DR
(map)

 


11 October 2014
Dieter Rader: Edelpappband Binding (workshop)
Dieter Rader, head of restoration and fine binding at Blissetts (bookbinders to the Queen) is coming to supervise a workshop on the Edelpappband binding style, also known as the Millimeter binding. It is based on the German case (Bradel) binding which is covered in paper. Further information and examples of books bound in the style can be found here.

10.00am for 10.30am start.

Venue:
Linton Village Hall
Coles Lane
Linton, Cambridgeshire
CB21 4JS
(map)
Chairman
Bridget Dickinson
Foxborough House
Leiston Road
Aldeburgh
SUFFOLK
IP15 5QD
contact
Secretary
Sue Collins
Milestone
Chelmsford Road
High Ongar
Ongar
Essex
CM5 9NX
contact
Treasurer
David Hollin
7 Alsyke Close
Grafham
Cambridgeshire
PE28 0GE
contact
     
Meetings Secretary
Linda Missing
'Coppers'
Main Road
Great Leighs
Essex
CM3 1NR
contact
   

The Single Fold is the East Anglian region's newsletter. It is distributed 3 times a year with the SoB's National Newsletter. The latest edition can be viewed or downloaded here (PDF).