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Make Letterpress Posters on a Historic Albion Printing Press

Thursday, January 11

Discover the age-old craft of composing type and using vintage wood fonts to print a poster, short phrase, or lines of your favourite poem.

Join Alan Qualtrough for a morning or afternoon printing session using the recently restored 19th-century Albion press at Ocean Studios. Discover the age-old craft of composing type and using beautiful vintage wood fonts to print a poster, short phrase, or lines of your favourite poem.

Sessions are held on the first and second Thursdays of each month and there are two sessions on each date:

  • 10.00am – 12.00 midday
  • 1.30pm to 3.00pm

Sessions are suitable for absolute beginners or those with some experience in print-making techniques.

Upcoming events

Monday, February 26
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MIRROR presents a solo exhibition by Cornwall based artist Ben Sanderson as part of South West Showcase 2024.
Tuesday, February 27
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In 1755, the impoverished Captain Ludvig Kahlen sets out to conquer the uninhabitable Danish heath in the name of the King.
Tuesday, February 27
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Jonathan Glazer (Birth, Under the Skin) offers his most ambitious film yet, displacing the usual tropes of the Holocaust drama to depict the pampered life of executioners.
Wednesday, February 28
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In 1755, the impoverished Captain Ludvig Kahlen sets out to conquer the uninhabitable Danish heath in the name of the King.

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