Oxford Guild of Printers

Events in 2017

Monday, 6 February 2017

Louisa Hare ~ “First Folio Cards, a letterpress living”

Monday, 6 March 2017

Rory Young: The Secret of Heaven ~ Why Eric Gill described lettering as such.

Monday, 3 April 2017

Paul Nash: The art and mystery of “dabbing”: how printers made precise copies of woodcuts in the hand-press period

Monday, 8 May 2017

Prof. Clive Richards: ‘Eagle Comic 1950–60: inspiration for a generation’

Wednesday, 24 May 2017

Oxford: In the morning to view the whole Bodleian Library Shakespeare Sonnet Project collection. Lunch [Venue to TBC]. Thence to Magdalen College Library in the afternoon

Monday, 5 June 2017

Brian Webb ~ Serious Fun

Monday, 3 July 2017

Martyn Ould: ‘Oxford goes printing — how OUP put together a working print-shop in the 1670s’

Monday, 4 September 2017

Monday 4th September: No meeting

Saturday, 16 September 2017

Saturday 16th September at Coneygar Lodge, Quenington, GL7 5BZ, home of the Reading Room Press. This will be a combined event with the Society of Wood Engravers.

Monday, 2 October 2017

James Freemantle: The Caradoc Press

Monday, 6 November 2017

Liz Adams ~ A Wilde Bequest: the Robert Ross Memorial Collection

Monday, 4 December 2017

A.G.M. ~ Matt McKenzie ~ Edward Lloyd: father of the cheap press. The AGM will start at 7.30 p.m.