Hand composition and letterpress course | University of Oxford

Hand composition and letterpress course

Speaker
Richard Lawrence
Event date
8 Jun 2016 to 29 Jun 2016
Event time
17:30 - 20:30
Venue
Old Bodleian Library
Broad Street
Oxford
Oxfordshire
Venue details

Schola Musicae

Event type
Courses and workshops
Event cost
£120
Disabled access?
Yes
Booking required
Required

Learn to compose type and create your own work in letterpress. Print a small piece of text or collaborate on a booklet. During this 4 week course you will learn hand composition of metal type and will use the Bodleian's historic presses to design and create a hand-printed item. The course covers the use of equipment and health and safety in the workshop.

The course takes place across four weeks: 8, 15, 22, 29 June 2016.

Age 18+

The workshop takes place in the printing workshop, Schola Musicae, Old Bodleian Library. The room is accessible via a ground-floor entrance. Please report to the Bodleian Library Great Gate, accessed from Catte Street, upon arrival.