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Letterpress workshop in the UK.



The Alembic Press is again offering its very successful one week letterpress=
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printing workshop, in 2001. The first course is oversubscribed, so we are=20
offering a second one, Monday 30 July to Friday 3 August. More details are a=
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  <A HREF=3D"http://members.aol.com/alempages/workshop.htm">
http://members.aol.com/alempages/workshop.htm</A>=20

For those without web access, the Press is 60 miles west of London and 8=20
miles south of Oxford. The workshop is held 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. The course uses these=20
presses, and includes hand setting of type and blocks, and the production of=
=20
a book or broadsheet. It can include Monotype keyboarding and casting, museu=
m=20
visits, etc for those who so wish.=20

There is a maximum of four participants, so as to allow students to have=20
individual instruction, yet work at their own pace, and explore their own=20
particular interests, if they so wish. The course runs 10am to 4pm. The fee=20
is =A3125 (or US$200) per person, inclusive of tuition, basic materials,=20
tea/coffee and lunch. B&b is available either at the Press, or in the villag=
e.

Further details from Claire Bolton at AlembicPrs@aol.com

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