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.
We're really grateful to father and son Les and Peter Wynn, who ran The Malvern Press, for allowing us access to their fabulous collection of photographs and samples from over 50 years in the print industry. The Malvern Press were
We've been investigating apprenticeships and the history of printing at the LCC archives with the help of their wonderful librarians and archivists. The material they hold really shows how much the industry has changed; none of the apprenticeships they ran
We had our first meeting and workshop with some of our volunteers, at St Bride's Library in London. St Bride's is an amazing archive of print, design and typography, and the printing trade directories were our first point of call