North Wales & North West

North Wales & North West
3 years ago
Society of Bookbinders > Regions > North Wales & North West

Join us at Kelsall for meetings with like minded folks

The North Wales and North West Region of the Society offers tuition via workshops, classes, visits and lectures.

Meetings are held at Kelsall Community Centre,  and begin at 10.30 prompt, please arrive earlier to allow time to get set up ready for the start time, finishing about 16.30

**Booking arrangements**
If you want a place on a workshop please email Sue to book –, 07974 709664

Participation in a workshop is dependant on your having paid in advance, details on the events page.

We are expecting to welcome observers who will pay on the day.

Our updated Covid Guidelines will be circulated nearer the time depending on government announcements.

The images to the right show examples of pastpapers made with Michael Burke and Kathy Abbott’s endbands workshop.


Barry Clark


Jill Sellars


Jeanne Pennington


Sue Wood

Programme Organiser


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