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HIDDEN FORE-EDGE PAINTING

Linton Village Hall, Linton, Cambridgeshire, CB21 4JS Linton Village Hall, Coles Lane
Linton, CB21 4JS United Kingdom

EAST ANGLIAN REGION Martin Frost - Hidden Fore-edge Painting - 11th December 2021 Fore-edge Paintings are secret paintings hidden under the gilded page edges such that they can only be seen when the pages are fanned Martin Frost is currently the only practitioner offering workshops for this technique, described as a ‘critically endangered’ craft by...

Artist Book Group

online via Zoom

Malcolm Raggett will host some informal meetings focusing broadly on book arts and particularly artist books. These meetings will be online via Zoom. Members can book with ls.meetings@societyofbookbinders.com. The sessions themselves will be informal discussions, more like meeting in a cafe or pub, not a formal demonstration or workshop (what's more, you have to bring...

SOCIAL EVENT & AGM 2022

Linton Village Hall, Linton, Cambridgeshire, CB21 4JS Linton Village Hall, Coles Lane
Linton, CB21 4JS United Kingdom

EAST ANGLIAN REGION Annual Social Event and AGM 2022 and Philippa Räder - Demonstration - Victorian Folder This event seems to have become an established one and each year more people attend. From 10.30 hrs the event starts with the short AGM. Then it get really interesting! there will be  a mini traders fair, including...

DRUM LEAF BINDING

Linton Village Hall, Linton, Cambridgeshire, CB21 4JS Linton Village Hall, Coles Lane
Linton, CB21 4JS United Kingdom

EAST ANGLIAN REGION DRUM LEAF BINDING with Mark Cochram   12 February 2022 Mark Cochram is no stranger to Linton Village Hall and his return will be welcomed. The San Francisco Centre for the Book says; The drum leaf binding, developed by bookbinder and artist, Tim Ely, is an adhesive book structure made up of...

Fill that page! A bookbinder’s guide to creative design practice

Venue tbc

Dig out your paint boxes, coloured pencils, inks and messy materials for a weekend of practical, experimental creative work.  Explore how to approach that blank piece of paper and the beginnings of a design. The two days will include a series of demonstrations, practical creative exercises and plenty of guided workshop time. Sue will also...

An Introduction to Islamic Bindings

George Bayntun Manvers Street
Bath, Bath BA1 1JW United Kingdom

This workshop will introduce the Islamic binding structure. Participants will make a model of an Islamic book, drawing on structural features from historic exemplars. Twined chevron-patterned endbands will be sewn, and various decoration techniques will be used to ornament the covers, including the application of gold. Some experience of bookbinding would be useful. Weekend workshop fees are £185 for DB and SoB...

Magical Boxes with Diana Illingworth-Cook

Moorland Village Hall, Wheddon Cross
Somerset,

What if a box is more than a box? Two day workshop to explore several box structures looking at construction and covering techniques, including a hidden compartment and one with a mechanism that lifts up the book as you open the box.

EDGE DECORATION 2022

Linton Village Hall, Linton, Cambridgeshire, CB21 4JS Linton Village Hall, Coles Lane
Linton, CB21 4JS United Kingdom

EAST ANGLIA REGION EDGE DECORATION   with TOM McEWAN     9 & 10 April 2022   This is a TWO DAY workshop where TOM McEWAN will show how edges may be decorated in a variety of ways. Edge decoration is carried out once a book has been sewn, trimmed, rounded and backed and before...

Beginning Tooling

Dragon Press Bindery Dragon Press Bindery
Highworth, Swindon SN6 7PP United Kingdom

This workshop will teach participants the fundamental techniques of hand tooling on leather. Suitable for those with no experience, it also offers a thorough refresher course for anyone wanting to gain confidence in their finishing. The use of foils and various alternative materials will also be touched upon. While focusing on working with hand tools,...