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Your Calendar of Events for 2018

25 January
Buffet Luncheon at Stationers’ Hall
Naomi Games talks about her father, Abram Games
20 March
Art Workers’ Guild
17 May
Luncheon at Stationers’ Hall
Michael Johnson
Date tbc
Summer Outing
19 July
Members-Only BuffetLuncheon at Stationers’ Hall
18 September
Art Workers’ Guild
Luke Gifford
October tbc
St Bride Institute
Quiz Night
15 November
Luncheon at Stationers’ Hall
Preceded by AGM
Date tbc
Christmas Party

Sale of Books for the Charitable Trust – 25% Off!

There are still some books left in this great sale, and now they're even cheaper. The proceeds will go to the Wynkyn de Worde Charitable Trust. For details of what is available and how to buy them, download the PDF. ...

Stationers’ Company Open New Archive

The official opening of the Stationers’ Company’s new archive room and reading room took place on 10 November 2017, and represented a milestone in improving access to its unique and priceless archive, both for members of the Company and the general public. Thanks to the generosity of ...

Thank you, Margaret!

The Wynkyn de Worde Society said thank you to Margaret Willes, the outgoing chairman, in the traditional way with this gorgeous and unusual slate paperweight. These paperweights are produced every year by an apprentice from the famous Cardozo Kindersley workshop in Cambridge. The chairmanship is gone in a year but former chairmen will be able to cherish the memories and their paperweights forever! ...

The Wapping Dispute

Members interested in the history of labour relations in the printing industry, and particularly the newspaper industry, may be interested in an episode of Radio 4's The Reunion about the clash between Rupert Murdoch and the unions. It is now available on iPlayer: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b091scbx I am obliged to John Granville for suggesting that it should be brought to the attention of WdeWers. ...