Wynkyn de Worde Society


Officers and Contacts


  • Chairman
    Margaret Willes

  • Vice Chairman
    Justin Hobson

  • Hon. Secretary
    Alison Guy

  • Hon. Treasurer
    Robin Smeeton

  • Luncheon Secretary
    Paul Benwell

  • Hon. Publications Officer
    Paul Gumn

  • Sue Bradbury

  • Catherine Dixon

  • Alistair Hall

  • Paul Harpin

  • Matt McKenzie

  • Martin Morgan

In Attendance

  • Hon Archivist
    Leonard Chave

  • Rob Banham

  • Web Editor
    Peter Danckwerts

Trustees of Charitable Trust

  • Chairman
    Margaret Hall

  • Hon Treasurer
    Stephen Brough

  • Education Officer
    Colin McHenry

Honorary Members

  • Margaret Hall

Honorary Fellows

  • Leonard Chave

  • Gabrielle Falkiner

  • Lida Cardozo Kindersley

News Feed

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. ...

A date for your diary

If you don't already have the date down, make sure you're free for the Quiz Night on 17 October. It was fantastic last year and it's sure to be even better this year! ...

Printing Equipment Sale

Nicholas Russell is retiring and is selling some of his printing, finishing and other equipment by online auction ending 21 June. See here ...