Monthly Archives: April 2015

Bookbinding in the Media (at last!)

Great excitement. Driving to Bristol to attend BABE 2015 at the Arnolfini (highly recommended) and whose dulcit tones come over the airwaves but our very own Mark Cockram being interviewed on Saturday Live on BBC Radio 4.

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You can listen to the programme here (ps you might want to fast forward to the end for Mark’s bit but you shouldn’t miss Zandra Rhodes and Chilly Gonzales – hallowed company indeed.)

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Tomorrow’s Past courses at Ascona, Switzerland in July 2015.

The group: ‘Tomorrow’s Past’, will be teaching their ideas and principles at the beautiful Centro Bel Libro in Ascona this summer.  A chance to explore and create modern conservation bindings for antiquarian books.  See the cbl website for more details:
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“Tomorrow’s Past” – Part 1

Monday, 13. July 2015 to Friday, 17. July 2015
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“Surely it is better to create tomorrow’s past than to repeat today’s” Edgar Mansfield (1907-1996) The first day of this five-day course will be an introduction to the ideals and principles which guide the work of Tomorrow’s Past. The subsequent four days will be a practical workshop on making con…  [+]

Course fee:

CHF 1150.00
Participants:

Bookbinders, interested people with previous knowledge
Language:

English and explanations in a second language
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„Tomorrow’s Past“ – Part 2

Monday, 20. July 2015 to Thursday, 23. July 2015
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“Surely it is better to create tomorrow’s past than to repeat today’s” Edgar Mansfield (1907-1996). The starting point for this four-day course will be an antiquarian book in need of repair.  We will examine and diagnose the problems of the book, before exploring different ways of creating ne…  [+]

Course fee:

CHF 920.00
Teacher:

Participants:

Bookbinders, interested people with previous knowledge
Language:

English and explanations in a second language

Trevor Jones retrospective at St. Brides

It’s the last few days of this wonderful exhibition. Do try to get there if you can. Details are on the Designer Bookbinders website

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