Wynkyn de Worde Society

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Officers and Contacts

Officers

  • Chairman
    Justin Hobson

  • Vice Chairman
    Martin Morgan

  • Hon. Secretary
    Alison Guy

  • Hon. Treasurer
    Robin Smeeton

  • Hon Archivist
    Leonard Chave

  • Luncheon Secretary
    Paul Benwell

  • Hon. Publications Officer
    Paul Gumn

  • Hon. Designer
    Paul Harpin

  • Web Editor
    Peter Danckwerts

Committee

  • Paul Benwell

  • Sue Bradbury

  • Alistair Hall

  • Paul Harpin

  • Carol Kemp

  • Matt McKenzie

  • Brian Verstage

Trustees of Charitable Trust

  • Chairman
    Margaret Hall

  • Hon Treasurer
    Stephen Brough

  • Education Officer
    Colin McHenry

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! ...

Christmas Party

Make a note in your diary! The Wynkyn de Worde Society's Christmas Party will be on 30 November this year and it will be held at an exciting new location: the Cello Factory, Lambeth. ...

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. ...