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.
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:
7 Alsyke Close
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).