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DB/SoB Joint Workshops – 2022-23

DB/SoB Joint Workshops – 2022-23

Hooray! The new series of weekend workshops organized by DB and SoB is now in place and available to book. These workshops offer structured, intensive learning from established teachers in a friendly and cooperative environment and cater for a range of abilities. Course fees for each workshop are £185 for members of either Society, and £205 for […]

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

The Annual General Meeting of the Society of Bookbinders to be held at 8:30 pm on FRIDAY 26 August 2022 at the conference at Bath University. AGENDA1.               Welcome Address – The President. 2.               Minutes of the 2021 AGM contained in an E Bulletin dated 6th September 2021 posted in the Members’ Codex under PDF documents, General Society Matters. 3.               Matters arising. 4.               Election of Officers, […]

Festival of Bookbinding

Festival of Bookbinding

Designer Bookbinders and the Bodleian Library proudly present a Festival of Bookbinding on Friday 8th and Saturday 9th July 2022 The festival of bookbinding will bring together lectures, demonstrations, practical book binding sessions, mini demonstrations and a trade stand to help celebrate the opening of the exhibition “A Gathering of Leaves – the fourth Designer Bookbinders International Competition 2022”.  […]

A REMINDER FROM THE CHAIRMAN

A REMINDER FROM THE CHAIRMAN

Membership Renewals  You can renew on the main website (www.societyofbookbinders.com) under the membership tab.  Members who do not wish to renew via the website can send a cheque to the Membership Secretary or by bank transfer (address and bank details are on the application form) together with a completed application form. The form can be downloaded […]

SOB Conference 2022 – Thursday 25th till

SOB Conference 2022 – Thursday 25th till Sunday 28th August

Dear members We have an exciting program on offer for the forth coming Conference but still need support for attendee’s be it Day delegates or full attendance. If you are still debating and wish to discuss any matters you are not sure about please feel free to contact me to discuss. We are regenerating the […]

Society of Bookbinders Conference 2022 b...

Society of Bookbinders Conference 2022 bursaries

Three bursaries are available to help bookbinders who would benefit from attending the conference but find the fees difficult to meet. These awards cover full attendance and accommodation costs but not travel expenses. The Gordon Hartley Memorial Fund. Gordon was Chair of SoB until his death in November 2007. As he was a late-comer to bookbinding, […]

Chairman’s Report on 19th February 2022

Chairman’s Report on 19th February 2022 Council Meeting and Subsequent Actions

The negotiations on the Constitution are moving forward. There is just some discussion as to how to how best to decide the Chair of the Trustee in the new setup. After much dialogue with the Solicitors, the paperwork to move to a CIO charity is now underway and the list of current trustees who will […]

Webmasters update

Webmasters update

On the 6th of Jan, the website was hacked by a Japanese company. It was quickly noticed, and I immediately alerted our server providers, and our site was immediately suspended. Then a full cleaning and investigation was undertaken. My first and foremost concern was for the members data. The investigation from our server provided showed that no data was stolen. An […]

Amusements In Mathematics Bookbinding Ch...

Regular attendees at Education & Training Seminars in the pre-pandemic past will know about the non-competitive bookbinding challenge initiated by the late John Jameson.  It was an opportunity for binders at all levels, from beginner to Designer Bookbinder Fellow, to show their work in a friendly environment.  There are no judges, no prizes, and no […]

SOB Conference 2022

 Ladies and Gentlemen Please find below links to copies of program and joining documents for the SOB Conference 2022 to be held at the superb venue of University of Bath. We believe we have managed to pull together an exciting program of lectures for you to appreciate. We have been very aware of the difficulties […]