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Dominic Riley: Edge Decoration

Community Centre, Kelsall Chester Road, Kelsall

Everyone is familiar with - and awed by - the gilded edge. But gilding takes many years of practice to master. However, book edges have been decorated by other methods...

£30

Midori Kunikata-Cockram: Hakochitsu (box case) Fully booked

Ground Floor Hall, Congregational Chapel, Kelly Street, Kentish Town, London Ground Floor Hall, Congregational Chapel, Kelly Street, Kentish Town, London, United Kingdom

The style of box provides ideal storage for various sizes and shapes of books and papers. The basic construction is a wraparound enclosure with a four sided box. This is...

Michael Burke: An Italian Paper Case

Community Centre, Kelsall Chester Road, Kelsall

Flexible or limp bindings have been made widely in Europe for many hundreds of years. About one in ten medieval books had a limp binding. Limp bindings were made extensively...

£30

Glenn Malkin: An Introduction to Decorative Techniques in Contemporary Bookbinding

Ground Floor Hall, Congregational Chapel, Kelly Street, Kentish Town, London Ground Floor Hall, Congregational Chapel, Kelly Street, Kentish Town, London, United Kingdom

In this practical demonstration Glenn will show a range of techniques used in contemporary bookbinding to decorate leather or cloth covers. He will talk about airbrushing, spraying and sprinkling to...

Louisa Boyd: Artist’s book with paper cut details

Community Centre, Kelsall Chester Road, Kelsall

In this workshop we will make a complete miniature artist's book, using a concertina structure. It will involve working with an original print (provided) for the interior pages, adding a...

£30