Volume 55 - Spring 2023


Dates for your Diary

*The Society of Bookbinders Education Seminar
Harper Adams University, Newport, Shropshire
31st August - 2nd September 2023


Plans for the next Seminar are well under way for the Seminar at the Harper Adams University, Newport, Shropshire, a modern, comfortable and extremely compact campus. All the lectures will be projected onto large screens so that close-up work can be clearly seen. The following speakers have been booked:

- Tom McEwan - Decorative Leather Techniques
- Mark Furness - Making Bespoke Book Cradles
- Michael Burke - The Paste Papers of the Moravian Sisters of Hernhutt
- Lori Sauer - Slipcase with locking lid.
- Nick Cowlishaw - Tight Back Library Style
- Diana Illingworth-Cook - Stuff I can't live without
- Caroline Brady - Making Textblock Supports
- Roger Grech - Editioning for Multiples

In addition, there will be the popular Promenade and Auction.

The Society's Annual General Meeting will also take place during the event.

Further details and registration information available from gddavidson@supanet.com

*Guild of Book Workers, Standards of Excellence Conference
San Francisco, California
28th-30th September 2023


- Brien Beidler - Finishing Tool Making: An economical
- Gabby Cooksey - Tattooing on Leather, A Journey into a New Decorative Technique
- Jeff Peachey - Fifty Ways to Attach your Boards
- Steph Rue - Paper, Books, Art, Community: My Journey with Hanji

- Watch this Space!!

*Trade Fair Vendor Room

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 at least 4 weeks in advance of the event.

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