Western

Western
3 years ago

A Warm Welcome to the Western Region

Our area covers Cornwall, Devon, Somerset, Dorset, Wiltshire, parts of Gloucestershire, Oxfordshire, and South Wales.

Our aim is to encourage, support and promote the art of bookbinding, and we do this by being a very active region, providing members with opportunities to improve their skills and tap into their creative juices.

Registration and details for workshops and events from our regional programme, will be sent to all regional Members 6 weeks in advance, so make sure you write a note in your diary as a reminder for the ones you would like to attend.

If you would like to know more then please contact our regional Chairman or Secretary.

Exhibiting and demonstrating what the Society is all about at A La Ronde, Exmouth (National Trust), organised by George Savage, an enthusiast and talented regional Member.
So proud, these colourful slip cases are actually level enough to stand on top of each other!  at one of Sarah Jarrett-Kerr's popular workshops.
So proud, these colourful slip cases are actually level enough to stand on top of each other! at one of Sarah Jarrett-Kerr's popular workshops.

Officers

Diane Waddington

Treasurer

Margaret Castle

Secretary

Kate Gwynn

Programme Co-ordinator

Events

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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...

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...

Useful links to other courses around our Western Region:

http://www.owlbarnstudio.uk/ – Devon

www.dartington.org – Devon

www.bristolcourses.com – Bristol

www.sbookc.org.uk – Winchester

www.jarrett-kerrbindery.co.uk – Cornwall

www.starsmeadbooks.co.uk – Gloucestershire

www.leafwork.co.uk – Dorset

www.angelasutton.eu – Malvern

www.perfectbindings.co.uk – Devon, Cornwall and Somerset

www.learnbookbinding.co.uk – North Devon

www.wessexguildofbookbinders.co.uk  – Holt Heath, Dorset

www.salisburybookcrafts.com – Salisbury

www.ninafenner.co.uk – Cornwall

www.dillington.com – residential courses in Somerset

www.uwe.ac.uk – Continuing Professional Development (CPD) courses in Bookarts – Bristol

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