Very exciting to see our books, maps and leaflets arrive at the gallery from Aldgate Press. We had finished all the design just before Christmas and they got going straight after New Year. The books are available at the exhibition
Had a great visit today to chat to Barry Tucker of BMT Print Finishers, formerly BRG when the company was in Queens Yard and Carpenters Road until the Olympic Park was constructed, when they moved to Wallis Road, and later
We finally made contact with Gary Arber, whose family ran Arber & Co for many years on Roman Road. Arber & Co was a letter press print shop that was started in the 19th century and became known as one
We invited people who have worked in the industry in east London to come to the exhibition and find out about getting involved. Among the people who came was Colin, who brought these great photos from the days when he
We invited members of the Hackney Circle over 60s network to take part in a letter press workshop with Russell Frost of Hooksmith Press, Leytonstone. Thanks to Russell for bringing in his beautiful presses and wooden type and ornaments.
Our work in progress exhibition 'More Follows' includes research collected so far, including images, maps, printed matter and extracts from our oral history interviews. The exhibition runs until 19th December, Monday - Friday 10am-5pm, Saturday 1pm - 5pm, at SPACE,