April 2012

Bookbinding Events

*Society of Bookbinders - Education and Training Seminar at the University of Chester
Thursday 12th - Saturday 14th April 2012

Dominic Riley - Tooling without Gold Leaf
Pamela Birch - Introduction to Paper Repair
Angela Sutton - Repairing and Reattaching Damaged Boards
Dieter Rader - Edelpappband: a Classic German Binding
Barry McKay (after-dinner talk) - Books in My Life Lester Capon - Leather Paring and Covering
Tom McEwan - Creative Edge Decoration Techniques
Janine Pope - Screen Printing for Endpapers and Book Covers
Hélène Jolis - Contemporary Decorative Leather Techniques

The Seminar will start on Thursday night beginning with the AGM, followed by Dinner and informal 'show and tell' events. Delegates will be able to see all of the lectures/demonstrations for the day(s) committed. All the lectures will be projected onto large screens so that close-up work can be clearly seen. Accommodation will be in ensuite single study bedrooms. Delegates will not have to walk long distances on campus as all facilities are in close proximity.

Full details and booking information are available from www.societyofbookbinders.com

*16th Bookbinders Fair in Sint Niklaas, Belgium.
Sunday 15th April 2012

A lovely fair and an inspiring meeting place for hand bookbinders, book and paper restorers, paper artists, calligraphers and all others interested in the associated crafts. The event is open to both professionals and amateurs.

The event will be held at: 't Bau-huis, Slachthuisstraat 60, 9100, Sint Niklaas, Belgium
Furthermore information is available from www.boekbindbeurs.nl

J. Hewit & Sons will have a stand at the event(s) marked '*'. If you would like us to bring specific items for you to purchase, please let us know in advance of the event.