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If you would like to attend any of the events apart from the AGM, please complete a programme response slip and submit it per the instructions at the top of the form. We will then notify you at least six weeks in advance by sending additional information and an invitation to attend.

Please contact our Programme Co-ordinator you would like to attend any of the events below.

Non-members welcome.

 


Saturday 3rd February 2018
Regional AGM
Mary Bartlett:
her own work whilst at Dartington Hall, Devon

There will be sandwiches, wine and a table-top sale so do bring ready priced and named articles to sell or swap.

Coffee from 10.30, AGM at 11.00

Venue:
Ruishton Village Hall (Off junction 25 of M5 near Taunton)
Cheats Road
Ruishton
Somerset
TA3 5HX
(map)

 


Saturday 17th March 2018
Kate Holland: Edge Decoration Techniques
(workshop)
Relevant to the overall design of your binding.

10.00 am

Venue:
Rode Village Hall
High Street, Rode
Frome, Somerset
BA11 6PB
(map)

 


Saturday/Sunday 21st - 22nd April 2018
Arthur Green: Sewing a Late-Medieval Gothic binding
(workshop)
Focusing on the structure and the relationship between the text block laced on to wooden boards (we will use mill board) and the packed sewing. A fundamental structure produced between the 14th and 17th centuries. Please book accommodation as soon as possible.

10.00 am

Venue:
Moorland Village Hall
Wheddon Cross
Exmoor
TA24 7DL
(map)

 


Saturday 16th June 2018
Sarah Jarrett-Kerr: Tyvek Decorated Slip Case (workshop)

10.00 am

Venue:
Ruishton Village Hall (Off junction 25 of M5 near Taunton)
Cheats Road
Ruishton
Somerset
TA3 5HX
(map)

 


Saturday 15th September 2018
Dominic Riley: Leather-Entry Slip case (workshop)
A leather covered, curved opening suitable for valuable books. A very different slip case from Sarah’s. Come and learn them both.

10.00 am

Venue:
Ruishton Village Hall (Off junction 25 of M5 near Taunton)
Cheats Road
Ruishton
Somerset
TA3 5HX
(map)

 


Saturday 14th October 2018
Hannah Brown: Onlays and Inlays
(workshop)
Hannah is known for incorporating objects into her design bindings so we hope to learn some of her creative techniques.

10.00 am

Venue:
Rode Village Hall
High Street
Rode
Frome
Somerset
BA11 6PB
(map)

 


Saturday 17th November 2018
Royston Haward: Tool Sharpening
(workshop)
This is such an essential part of a bookbinder’s skills so we thought a refresher day would be useful.

10.00 am

Venue:
Stoke St Mary Village Hall
Stoke Road
Stoke St Mary
Taunton
TA3 5BY
(map)

 


Thursday 6th December 2018
Christmas Lunch

The venue and format to be confirmed.

 


Chairman
Sarah Burns
Walland Farm
Wheddon Cross
Nr Minehead
Somerset
TA24 7EE
contact
Secretary
Margaret Castle
58 Marsh Lane
Barton Hill
Bristol
BS5 9SD
contact
Treasurer
Diane Waddington
'Ottercombe'
15 Coastguard Road
Budleigh Salterton
Devon
EX9 6NU
contact
     
Programme Coordinator
Sarah Jarrett-Kerr
Phoenix
4 Grib Cottages
Grib Lane
Blagdon
Bristol
BS49 7SA
contact
   

LOCAL LINKS

Tuition:
Dartington Hall - email link (Totnes, Devon)
Tim Gulliford (Bath) t: 01225 426750
John Pursey - email link (Bristol)
Southern Bookcrafts Club (Winchester)  
Sarah Jarrett-Kerr (south of Bristol)
Ursula Jeakins Bookbinding (Stonehouse, Gloucestershire)
Shepherds (Pewsey)
Dillington House (Somerset)
Leafwork (Dorset)
Angela Sutton (Malvern)
Perfect Bindings
Learn Bookbinding (Barnstaple, North Devon)
Wessex Guild of Bookbinders
Bookbinding Workshops (Wiltshire)