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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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April 2019

From Zero to Book, Phase 1a Beneath the Skin, part one.

April 13
Linton Village Hall, Linton, Cambridgeshire, CB21 4JS, Linton Village Hall, Coles Lane
Linton, CB21 4JS United Kingdom
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EAST ANGLIAN REGION Sections, sewing and end papers Tutor: Mark Cockram The first of six workshops on making a book.  Mark starts at the beginning..... Venue: Linton Village hall Start Time: 10.00 for 10.30 hrs Members Fee: £25 workshop, £5 observer, plus materials.  Note: if all six workshops are attended, there will be a discount.

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Glenn Bartley: Spine Linings and Headcaps

April 13
Congregational Chapel, Kelly Street, Kentish Town, London, Congregational Chapel, Kelly Street, Kentish Town
London, NW1 8PH United Kingdom
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LONDON & SOUTH REGION Saturday 13 April 2019 Glenn Bartley: Spine Linings and Headcaps (demonstration) Glenn Bartley is a professional bookbinder and gold finisher who trained at Guildford and in Oxford. He established his own workshop in Culham, Oxfordshire in 1991, and has taught widely for both DB and SoB as well as presenting at conferences. Glenn was elected a Fellow of DB in 1999 and won the DB Bookbinding Competition - Silver Medal - in 1996, and the Society…

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Paste Paper workshop with Michael Burke

April 13 @ 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Community Centre Kelsall, Chester Road
Kelsall, CW6 0SB
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Tom McEwan: Decorative Leatherwork (workshop)

April 13 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

SCOTLAND A workshop on how to apply paste resists and colour dyes to decorate leather. Fee: £15 for the workshop.

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Glen Malkin: K118 Binding

April 27 @ 10:00 am - April 28 @ 4:00 pm
Moorland Village Hall,, Wheddon Cross
Somerset,
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2 day workshop on an adaptation of a K118 Binding. To include sewing the text block, rounding but not backing, making and shaping the boards, lining the spine, attaching the boards using cloth tabs which are secured alternately to the front and rear of the boards. The spine is covered with leather and leather inner hinges. Decorative paper covers the boards and plain paper doublures and endpapers. Remember to book accommodation early. www.signaturebindings.co.uk 

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Angie Butler – The Bristol Bookarts Project

April 27 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Bishop Street Methodist Church, Leicester, 10a Bishop Street
Leicester, Leicestershire LE1 6AF
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Angie Butler, a PhD student with Bristol Bookarts will be talking about the Bristol Bookarts Project and showing some examples of her work.

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May 2019

Rachel Lyner: Yapp Binding

May 11
Congregational Chapel, Kelly Street, Kentish Town, London, Congregational Chapel, Kelly Street, Kentish Town
London, NW1 8PH United Kingdom
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  LONDON & SOUTH REGION Saturday 11 May 2019 Rachel Lyne: Yapp Binding (Workshop Repeat) Rachel has worked in binding and conservation since graduating in 1999 with a degree in Graphic Design. As well as working and teaching she is the Events Organiserfor SOB Midlands Region. At the end of the day students should have finished two books – one full leather and one cloth.   Numbers limited to 10 students: £8 each for materials

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Gillian Stewart: Articulated spine board book (workshop)

May 11 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

SCOTLAND Made with drum leaf pages and bevelled boards, this contemporary structure is versatile and adaptable. The bevelled spine pieces of the case pop out and hinge as it moves, and tyvek allows the pages to articulate nicely. Participants will have the opportunity to hand decorate their covers by either painting or covering with paper. Taught to Gillian in Centro de bel Libro in Ascona as part of her QEST Scholarship, this method was devised by Kylin Lee. Fee: Members…

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From Zero to Book, Phase 1b Beneath the Skin, part two.

May 18
Linton Village Hall, Linton, Cambridgeshire, CB21 4JS, Linton Village Hall, Coles Lane
Linton, CB21 4JS United Kingdom
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EAST ANGLIAN REGION Rounding, backing and spine linings Tutor: Mark Cockram In Part 1, you will have made a text block and the next stage is to get this ready for putting on the boards etc to make a book. Start Time: 10.00 hrs Venue: Linton Village Hall Members Fee: £25 workshop, £5 observer, plus materials

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Kathy Abbot’s workshop on endbands

May 18 @ 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Community Centre Kelsall, Chester Road
Kelsall, CW6 0SB
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Hand-sewn end-bands form both a functional and decorative element to many types of bindings. On this one-day workshop, Kathy Abbott will talk about and show different types of endbands.  She will demonstrate how to sew a 'free-style' multi-coloured end-band with matching front bead, before you try it for yourself on your own book. Materials cost: £1 for the cores. Please bring with you: a paperback book or a blank book to practice sewing the endband on, finishing press or equivalent,…

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