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SOB/DB Joint Workshops Volunteer Co-ordi...

SOB/DB Joint Workshops Volunteer Co-ordinator wanted.

A new volunteer is needed to be the SOB co-ordinator along with Nesta Davies from DB for the Joint Workshop programme ideally starting in the late spring for the 2022/23 programme.  The role involves choosing and arranging a UK-wide programme of six two-day workshops to cover a wide range of bookbinding, conservation and book arts […]

SOB NEWS BULLETIN

SOB NEWS BULLETIN

Message from the Chairman – Update on the Status of Key Activities of the Society I am pleased to announce that one of our members, Magalie Briand from the Western region has come forward to take over the Society’s accounts and finances from Mike Summers. Magalie is from France, has lived in Gloucester for 12 […]

ONLINE CONFERENCE EVENT- Tomorrow’s Past

ONLINE CONFERENCE EVENT- Tomorrow’s Past with Kathy Abbot

Thursday 9th December.     7.30 pm (UK)    By Kathy Abbott Hosted by Talitha Wachtelborn  Register Here This is the 6th webinar in the series that replaced this year’s conference which will now take place at Bath University from 25th-28th August 2022.  In this webinar, Kathy Abbott will talk about, and show some of the work of, Tomorrow’s […]

ONLINE CONFERENCE EVENT- Secret Belgium ...

ONLINE CONFERENCE EVENT- Secret Belgium Binding

By Mylyn McColl   Thursday 18th November at 7.30 pm (UK TIME)Free – Register in advance REGISTER NOW Limited to 300 places*  About the event Mylyn hopes to uncover some of the mystery of the Secret Belgium Binding with a step by step demonstration of this interesting structure. This forgotten technique that dates back to 17th century was rediscovered […]

SoB/DB joint workshop programme 2022

SoB/DB joint workshop programme 2022

Our current programme has at last started and bookings for 2022 workshops will be open from 1st November. Hooray!  Weekend workshop fees are £185 for DB and SoB members and £205 for non-members.  Each has a materials fee payable on the weekend direct to the tutor.Details and booking forms are available from Sarah Burns email sarah@the-burns.com or 01643 841116We look […]

Sandars Lectures(Zoom) Cambridge Univers...

Sandars Lectures(Zoom) Cambridge University Library

Members may find these online lectures interesting – Sandars Lectures(Zoom)Cambridge University Library Paper is so common in our everyday life that we sometimes fail to notice it. It is available in all sorts of shapes, degrees of quality and colour. We rely on paper for the quotidian and the extraordinary. We think with paper, we write with […]

Bookbinding tutor post- Morley College

Bookbinding tutor post- Morley College

We are looking for an experience bookbinding tutor to deliver our Intermediate & Advanced Bookbinding class. Do you have skills in advanced book repairs, rebinding, gold tooling, working with a wide range of materials including leather, vellum and bookcloth, how to look after and make tools, conservation of old books. https://www.morleycollege.ac.uk/vacancy/sessional-tutor-bookinding/

Online Event – The Trigge Library

Online Event – The Trigge Library

Bridget Warrington and Brian Stagg will jointly present this webinarThursday 21st October 2021 at 7.30 The Trigge Library was founded in 1598 by the Revered Francis Trigge who was Rector of Welbourn, a village 13 miles north of Grantham. The library is housed in St Wulfram’s Church and was the first public reference collection in […]