Why are there so many different types of binding? From the Victorian school prize binding in half-bound leather with marbled edges to the tiny Yapp-bound prayer book, the outsize stub-bound atlas or the simple single-section pamphlet, each has a history and a particular function.
Join us to find out the why and the how. Your region will be your first point of contact, where more experienced members will be delighted to help you with advice and support. Many members are professional book binders or conservators but most are amateurs keen to learn and improve what they do.
A biennial national Conference, alternating with a training Seminar, showcases the work of internationally-recognised bookbinders who you can meet and talk to during the Conference.