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All talks/demos/workshops will be held at the Lit & Phil, 23 Westgate Road, Newcastle-upon-Tyne unless stated. There is sometimes a small charge for workshops if materials are provided by the tutor/speaker. There is often a limit on numbers for events, so please book your places as soon as possible by contacting Paul Smith, events organizer.



21 September 2016
The Leeds Library (visit)
A visit to this Independent Library which, founded in 1768, is older than the Lit & Phil and still in its original building. Brian Cole, bookbinder at the Leeds Library will show us the library and demonstrate his conservation and repair work. See their website for more information.

Travel, preferably by train, to Leeds. We will meet in Leeds for an early lunch beforehand. Details to follow.

Venue:
The Leeds Library
Leeds
LS1 6AL
(map)

 


26 October 2016
Dominic Riley: Let the Games Begin! The Cotswold Games Rebound (talk)
6.00pm
Cost: £2.00

Venue:
Lit & Phil
(map)

 


27 & 28 October 2016
Dominic Riley: Tooling With Gold Foil (2-day workshop)
Cost and other details to be confirmed.

Venue:
Lit & Phil
(map)

 


November 2016
Exhibition of Bookbindings by North East Binders
A public exhibition of books bound by binders in the North East region, to include specially bound copies of The Library Book. To run for the month of November.

Venue:
Newcastle City Library
NE1 8AX
(map)

 


26 & 27 November 2016
Pop-Up Bindery
SoB members providing demonstrations of different stages of the binding process from paper repairs to gold finishing.

Venue:
Newcastle City Library
NE1 8AX
(map)

 


15 December 2016
Christmas Meeting
Binders who bound copies of books for the exhibition above will demonstrate and talk about their bindings. There will also be a sale of tools and materials donated to the SoB.

6.00pm
Cost: £2.00

Venue:
Lit & Phil
(map)

 


19 January 2017
Annual General Meeting
AGM, followed by brief binding demonstrations and a sale of books for binding from the Amnesty Bookshop.

6.00pm
Cost: £2.00

Venue:
Lit & Phil
(map)

 


Chairman
Paul Gailiunas
25 Hedley Terrace
Gosforth
Newcastle-upon-Tyne
NE3 1DP
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Secretary
Helen Kendall
5 Kempston Way
The Glebe
Norton
Stockton-on-Tees
CLEVELAND
TS20 1RH
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Treasurer
Chris Calver
212 Jesmond Dene Road
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE2 2JT
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Events Organiser
Paul Smith
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