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Your Calendar of Events for 2019

24 January
Buffet Luncheon at Stationers’ Hall
Rob Shepherd
19 March
Art Workers’ Guild
Adam Douglas
16 May
Luncheon at Stationers’ Hall
Aaron Archer

The Future of Digital!

As group Technical Director, Aaron was responsible for setting up the UK’s largest digital print operation, currently rocking the HP Indigo 1000 B2 press with high definition heads. Aaron’s in-depth knowledge of all things digital will amaze those of you who want to know where print is going and inform those of you who wish to get the most out of it.

18 July
Members-Only Buffet Luncheon at Stationers’ Hall
15 August
Summer Outing to Getty Library, Wormsley
17 September
Art Workers’ Guild
Professor Fred Deakin
October tbc
St Bride Institute
Quiz Night
21 November
Luncheon at Stationers’ Hall
Preceded by AGM
28 November
Christmas Party
At the Cello Factory se1

News Feed

Stationers’ Company Archive Evening, Stationers’ Hall, 15 April, 5.30–9.30 p.m.

Members of the Wynkyn de Worde Society may be interested in a forthcoming Archive Evening at Stationers’ Hall. The theme is News and Newspapers. The keynote speaker will be Christopher McKane, former Deputy Managing Editor of The Times, who will be speaking about The Times and distributing facsimile copies of the first issue of The Daily Universal Register, the predecessor of The Times. There will also be an exhibition of material from the Company’s archive and items also from The Times on ...

Freda Sack, 1951–2019

Sadly, Freda Sack, the British type designer, died in February. You can download Catherine Dixon's obituary here. ...

Pride, Passion & Printing

Justin Hobson has drawn my attention to this new book about Lund Humphries and a talk by the author, Charles Lubelski, at Bradford Industrial Museum. Full details are available here. ...

John Jarrold Printing Museum

Photo: John Jarrold Print MuseumWe are told that the building containing the John Jarrold Printing Museum in Norwich may be demolished to make way for housing and offices and this may lead to the museum becoming a small static display, rather than a working museum. Further details are available here and here. ...