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UPCOMING EVENTS ACROSS THE UK IN DATE ORDER

This page details all Society of Bookbinders upcoming events across the UK.
To narrow down your search, please visit your local Region page for events specific to your region, but remember the International Bookbinding Competition and our Conferences and Seminars are national and indeed international.
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October 2019

From Zero to Book, Phase 2c

October 19
Linton Village Hall, Linton, Cambridgeshire, CB21 4JS, Linton Village Hall, Coles Lane
Linton, CB21 4JS United Kingdom
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EAST ANGLIAN REGION Covering a Half Leather Binding Use the skills you achieved in the earlier workshops to make a book with a smart half leather binding. Tutor: Royston Haward Start time: 10.00 hrs Venue: Linton Village Hall Members Fee: £25 workshop, £5 observer, plus materials

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The Naked Book in Four Sessions – 3rd Session

October 24 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Ruishton Village Hall,, Cheats Road,
Taunton,, Off Junction 25 of M5 near Taunton TA3 5JD
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This is the third of four workshops taking us through forwarding a book from unbound sheets to attaching boards. We will look at sewing, endpaper and board construction, rounding and backing, end bands, spine linings and board attachment. You will need to be able to work a little on your book between sessions to keep up with the practical techniques but you may like to just join the group and enjoy an informative ride. The course will be suitable for…

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Alison Hay: Criss Cross Binding (workshop)

October 26 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

SCOTLAND This technique is also known as Secret Belgian Binding Fee: £10

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November 2019

Childrens bookbinding workshops

Newcastle Central Library has asked NE Regional Group to provide a workshop for primary school age children (aged 7 to 11) during the autumn half term holiday. As before the plan is to provide two sessions, one in the morning and one in the afternoon, during which children will be able to bind a simple notebook to take away with them. We will provide small blank book blocks with the spines already glued as sewing will not be feasible. The…

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Demonstration: Forwarding Techniques & Covering in Full Leather for a Modern Binding with Stuart Brockman

November 2 @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
Congregational Chapel, Kelly Street, Kentish Town, London, Congregational Chapel, Kelly Street, Kentish Town
London, NW1 8PH United Kingdom
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Stuart Brockman's demonstration will take a sewn text block through to covering in full leather. The session will include discussion about endpapers and sewing techniques, rounding and backing, board cushioning, lacing on boards, endbands, spine linings, preparation for covering, leather paring and finally covering in full goatskin. Advice will be given on further techniques, after covering, to help with board stabilisation, pasting down etc. The session will be a relaxed discussion with plenty of opportunity to ask questions/discuss methods. Numbers…

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The Naked Book in Four Sessions – 4th Session

November 7 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Ruishton Village Hall,, Cheats Road,
Taunton,, Off Junction 25 of M5 near Taunton TA3 5JD
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This is the fourth and last of four workshops taking us through forwarding a book from unbound sheets to attaching boards. We will look at sewing, endpaper and board construction, rounding and backing, end bands, spine linings and board attachment. You will need to be able to work a little on your book between sessions to keep up with the practical techniques but you may like to just join the group and enjoy an informative ride. The course will be…

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Richard Nichols’ workshop on knife sharpening

November 9 @ 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Community Centre Kelsall, Chester Road
Kelsall, CW6 0SB
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We will examine blade types and characteristics; English and French paring knives, lifting knives, shoe knives, spoke shave blades, scalpels, scissors, needles. We will examine tools for sharpening; diamond blocks, oil stones, water stones, the strop. Each sharpening tool will be demonstrated and tips given on how to achieve the best cutting edge. Participants will have time to practice sharpening their own tools by each method and in addition each person will be given a piece of pre-prepared hacksaw blade…

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Glasgow Weekend

November 29 - November 30

Glasgow Weekend: Friday 29 - Saturday 30 November

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December 2019

Christmas lunch

December 7 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Christmas Lunch at Hestercombe Gardens, Taunton

December 10 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Hestercombe Gardens, Taunton, Bampfylde Hall, Hestercombe Gardens
Cheddon Fitzpaine, Taunton,, TA2 8LG United Kingdom
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Hestercombe Gardens has proved a popular venue for our Christmas celebrations in the past, so again we have planned a mixture of party activities and wonderful dining. For a bit of fun we will be having a Secret Santa so please bring along any unwanted or interesting bookbinding items, wrapped in Christmas paper. The theme this year is Winter, so if you would like to share your skills and ideas then bring along a book that you have bound and/or…

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