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Make Letterpress Posters on a Historic Albion Printing Press

Thursday, February 8

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

Tuesday, March 5
Untitled design (25)
The exhibition looks at the boundaries of materials in relation to human and non-human entities
Wednesday, March 6
Untitled design (25)
The exhibition looks at the boundaries of materials in relation to human and non-human entities
Wednesday, March 6
Untitled design (19)
Internationally renowned company, Richard Chappell Dance presents their latest creation Hot House at The House this spring.
Thursday, March 7
Untitled design (25)
The exhibition looks at the boundaries of materials in relation to human and non-human entities

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