Volume 25 - Spring 2008


Dates for your Diary

10th - 12th April 2008
*Society of Bookbinders Education and Training Seminar will be held in Loughborough.

A varied program has been planned, with excellent presenters who will be showing a wide range of techniques and structures, both traditional and innovative. There will also be a supplier's trade fair and auction. The Society's AGM will be held over this weekend.


  • Mark Cockram 'Have Bone Folder - Will Travel'
  • Dominic Riley - Old Tricks and Bright Ideas - Some Tips for Bookbinders
  • Sonja Schwoll - Conservation of the Paper Textblock John Jameson Leather Dyeing
  • George Davidson - Single-sheet Binding - from Photocopies to Bound Volumes
  • Maureen Duke Book Titles - Some Alternative Approaches
  • James Brockman - Traditional Lettering
  • Peter Jones - Inlays, Onlays and Scarf Joints
  • Janine Pope - Alternative Decorative Paper Techniques

Further details are available from the Society's web site at: www.societyofbookbinders.com

20th April 2008
*Bookbinders Fair Belgium at Municipal Halls, Sint Niklaas (near Antwerp)

A pleasant fair and an inspiring meeting place for both professional and amateur hand bookbinders, book and paper restorers, paper artists, calligraphers and all others interested. Well-established participants form the Netherlands, Germany, the United Kingdom, Belgium, France, Austria and Denmark present their broad range of products: All sorts of paper, cardboard, cloth, leather, parchment, accessories, tools, utensils, requirements for calligraphy, specialist literature etc.

Further details are available from the organisers Web Site @ www.boekbindbeurs.nl

16th - 18th October 2008
*The Guild of Bookworkers Standards of Excellence Seminar Will be held at the Holiday Inn on King in Toronto, Canada

Further details will be available soon from their web site at: palimpsest.stanford.edu/byorg/gbw

*J. Hewit & Sons Ltd will have a trade stand at these events.

Skin Deep - Volume 25 - Spring 2008

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