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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.

 


23 September 2017
Nesta Davies: Historical use of Tacketing and how to use tackets in a more contemporary way today (workshop). 
Nesta has recently come to the Western Region after many years teaching at City Lit and editing The New Bookbinder for Designer Bookbinders. She has her own bindery, Leafworks.

Start: 10.00 am

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

 


14 October 2017
Jim Patterson: Paper Making (demonstration and hands-on). 
Jim offers us a wonderful messy day at this mill. After seeing how paper is made we will try ourselves. A great opportunity and a repeat of a 2003 visit.         

Start: To be advised.

Venue: 
Two Rivers Paper Mill
Roadwater
nr Watchet
www.tworiverspaper.co/themill.html
(map)

 


Saturday 7 December 2017
Lunchtime Christmas Party 

There will be live music, a table-top sale, food and drinks, lots of chat, and a fun and Christmasy bookbinding competition (secret voting for the favourite).

12.00am to 2.00pm

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

 


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
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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)