Wynkyn de Worde Society

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Officers and Contacts

Officers

  • Chairman
    Martin Morgan

  • Vice Chairman
    Carol Kemp

  • Hon. Secretary
    Alison Guy

  • Hon. Treasurer
    Lynda Brockbank

  • Archivist Emeritus
    Leonard Chave

  • Archivist
    Matt McKenzie

  • Luncheon Secretary
    Paul Benwell

  • Hon. Publications Officer
    Paul Gumn

  • Hon. Designer
    Paul Harpin

Committee

  • Derek Albiston

  • Paul Benwell

  • Sue Bradbury

  • Alistair Hall

  • Matt McKenzie

  • Brian Verstage

In Attendance

  • Web Editor
    Peter Danckwerts

Trustees of Charitable Trust

  • Chairman
    Margaret Hall

  • Hon Treasurer
    Stephen Brough

  • Educational Liaison
    Colin McHenry

Peter White

We are very sad to report the death of Peter White, someone it was always a pleasure to bump into at Wynkyn de Worde events. He will be sorely missed. If any member would like to go to the funeral, please contact the Hon. Sec. for details. ...

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. ...