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Letterpress workshop in England



Letterpress Printing Workshops in the U.K.

The Alembic Press is occasionally able to make its facilities available for=20
printing workshops, and is offering a five-day letterpress workshop in July=20
2000.

The Press has a spacious printshop situated in a thirteenth century stone=20
barn, with an Albion iron hand press, Arab and Peerless treadle platens,=20
Vandercook and Farley cylinder proof presses, Sigwalt and Adana table-top=20
platens and a wide range of metal and wood typefaces. There will be a maximu=
m=20
of six people for the workshop, so as to allow students to have individual=20
instruction, yet work at their own pace, and explore their own particular=20
interests, if they so wish. The workshop will also include a slide lecture,=20=
a=20
visit to nearby sites such as OUP museum, Kelmscott Manor, etc., and a short=
=20
introduction to type composition and casting using a Monotype, if=20
participants so wish.

The course will run each day from 10am to 4pm, and will be Monday 24 July to=
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Friday 28 July.

The fee is =A3120 (or US$200) per person, inclusive of tuition, basic=20
materials, tea/coffee and lunch.  A workshop will only run if at least three=
=20
people register.

For further information, or to reserve a place,  please contact:

Claire Bolton, The Alembic Press, Hyde Farm House, Marcham, Oxon OX13 6NX
(United Kingdom) telephone 44 (0)1865 391391    facsimile 44 (0)1865 391322=20=
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 e-mail AlembicPrs@aol.com

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