Volume 21 - Spring 2006


Fast Forward

Bookbinding Forum

Royal Agricultural College, Cirencester

Bookbinding Forum In Association With J Hewit & Sons Ltd

At The Royal Agricultural College Cirencester

Saturday and Sunday 2nd and 3rd September 2006

Fast Forward Putting Under The Microscope All The Important Stages Of Forwarding A Book…Laying The Foundations For A Fine Binding with demonstrations by a number of leading binders

  • A full weekend of demonstrations viewed live and on large screens
  • Attractive and accessible venue
  • Residential or day bookings
  • J. Hewit & Sons in attendance to supply your needs
  • Book surgery. Bring problem books for advice from panel of experts
  • Sale of second Hand Equipment

Lester Capon and John Jameson together with a number of guest binders will demonstrate all those basic tasks needed to produce a really good binding. Don Alexander from Bayntuns will give an in depth demonstration of edge gilding.

We may all have a good idea what needs to be done but you will pick up innumerable tips which will help raise the standard of your work to professional standards.

Edward Bayntun-Coward - proprietor of the renowned Bayntuns bindery in Bath will give a talk on the history of the firm founded in 1894, describe their fabulous collection of finishing tools and give an insight into their current binding practices. The firm are also highly regarded as antiquarian booksellers and Edward may show some examples of important bindings from his latest catalogue.

For Further Details, please contact:

Cotswold Bookbinders
Oak Tree house
Glos. GL7 6BT
Tel. 01285 770458
e-mail john@cotswoldbookbinders.co.uk


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